How does a competition match work? How do students prepare and what do they like about the Blue Crab Bowl competition? This video offers a glimpse into the Bowl at both regional and national levels. See both students and officials in action and hear interviews from past participants.
BLUE CRAB BOWL 2018
ODU's Higher Education Center
Virginia Beach, VA Feb 2-3, 2018
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Where are you now? The Blue Crab Bowl and NOSB would like to know if students who have participated in past bowl competitions have benefited from the experience, gone on to higher education or careers in ocean sciences. Just send us a note!
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The National Ocean Sciences Bowl was launched in 1998 — the International Year of the Ocean — by the Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education. Managed by the Consortium for Ocean Leadership since 2007, NOSB continues its important objectives in creating an ocean-literate society. Nation-wide, there are now 25 competition regions.