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two logosNational Ocean Sciences Bowl and the Consortium for Ocean Leadership encourage students to increase their knowledge and understanding of the world’s oceans, inspiring many to become the next generation of marine scientists, policy makers, teachers, explorers, technicians, and ocean advocates.

The Central Gulf Coast Regional Hurricane Bowl includes MS, AL, LA, FL, TN and AR. Up to 20 teams will compete for the 2022 Hurricane Bowl Champions tittle, and the right to compete in the National Ocean Science Bowl in the spring. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Schools should prioritize 1 team, however if space is available a second team, or “B” may be permitted. 

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March 12, 2022

February 5, 2022
Marine Education Center
101 Sweetbay Drive
Ocean Springs, Mississippi

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Team Registration

Schools are encouraged to focus on 1 team (an" A" team) however a second team ("B" team) may also be registered. Priority will be given to A teams to allow the maximum number of schools to compete. If the A team bracket does not fill up, B teams will be admitted based on their registration date. Notification of B team acceptance will take place after the November 20, 2021 December 22, 2021 registration deadline.

Each team MUST have 4 members. You may also register an alternate. Your alternate will only compete if another team member drops out.

You may also have an assistant coach if desired.

Registration is through Eventbrite. All team members must be registered at the same time. The team registration form will provide a template to gather your team's information. Email shannon.dalessandriFREEMississippi with any questions. 

Required Information:

  • Team Registration (must include information for all team members) 
  • Coach Registration (required for each coach) 
  • Parental Consent (required for each student participants)
  • Boat Waiver Form (required for each participant)
  • The deadline for registration is November 20, 2021  December 22, 2021.
  • B team competition status will be determined at that time. 

Modifications to the team rosters will be permitted until January 12, 2022. 
Coach Registration Forms, Parental Consent Forms, and Boat Waiver Forms are due by January 12. 
Meals and accommodations will be provided by the MEC. Travel will be at the expense of participating teams.

Please email shannon.dalessandriFREEMississippi to register.

  • Team registration deadline: November 20, 2021  December 22, 2021
  • Regional Competition Ocean Springs, Mississippi: February 5, 2022 March 12, 2022
  • National Ocean Science Bowl®, TBA

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