Blue Lobster Bowl

22nd Annual Blue Lobster Bowl

A Regional Competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl


View the FINAL SCOREBOARD for complete results!

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2019 teams!

1 Lexington High School A
2 Newton North High School A
3 Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School A
4 Acton-Boxborough Regional High School A
5 Acton-Boxborough Regional High School B
6 Newton South High School
7 Lexington High School B
8 Newton North High School B
9 Newton North High School C
10 Bristol County Agricultural High School A
11 Fitchburg High School A
12 Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School B
13 Acton-Boxborough Regional High School C
14 Fitchburg High School B
15 Bristol County Agricultural High School B
NC (Non-Competitive first time) Cape Cod Academy

McDowell Science Challenge Winner:
Fitchburg High School A



To apply to participate in the 2019 competition, please complete a 2019 Team Intent Form for each of your school's A, B, and/or C teams. One form per team and $50 registration fee (or application for fee waiver due to financial need) must be received by December 7, 2018, by Ms. Diane Alicea, MIT Sea Grant, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, NW98-151, Cambridge, MA 02139. Team Intent Forms are critical for the planning process.



Volunteers Are Needed to run the 22nd Annual Blue Lobster Bowl!

LEARN MORE about the competition, volunteer roles, and training sessions

APPLY to VOLUNTEER online from December 1, 2018 to February 6, 2019

Most volunteer officials will be required to participate in at least one training/practice session, and those wishing to moderate will be required to do at least two sessions and demonstrate high proficiency.

You can manage your application for up to a week.

There will be VOLUNTEER TRAINING at the following times :

  • February 23, 2019 (Saturday) 3:30-5:30pm at MIT
  • February 24, 2019 (Sunday) 9:30-11:30am at MIT
  • February 24, 2019 (Sunday) 12:00-12:45pm at MIT (for dual NSB volunteer officials only)
  • February 24, 2019 (Sunday) evening conference call (for science room graders only)
  • February 25, 2019 (Monday) from 3-5pm at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • February 26, 2019 (Tuesday) 6-8PM and 8:30-10:30PM at MIT

Please SHARE this opportunity with your ocean-loving friends and colleagues, particularly those with ocean-related careers and other STEM role models.

About The Blue Lobster Bowl

Now in its 22nd year, the Blue Lobster Bowl includes over 120 students from as many as 24 Massachusetts high schools. The National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) was created in 1998 in honor of the International Year of the Ocean and, since its inception, the competition has grown to include 300 schools and over 2,000 students annually.


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