The Maine Lobster Festival has announced the 2013 Sea Princesses who will be vying for the crown in the Sea Goddess Pageant at the 66th annual Maine Lobster Festival, held Wednesday through Sunday, July 31 through Aug. 4.

The 2013 Sea Goddess Coronation judges include Linda Curtis Brawn of Camden, a retired educator who served in the Maine State Senate and was a former Lobster Festival Coronation Chairwoman; Melissa Ann Burgess, former 2008 Crown Princess; Callie Lynne MacQueston, former 2009 Sea Goddess; Thomas J. Molloy, retired educator and former Mayor of Rockland; and Malcolm Bedell, co-author of FromAway.com. He is a Marketing Strategist at Dream Local Digital in Rockland, and works with the Maine Office of Tourism in their Maine Insider' campaign.

The Judges Banquet will be held Friday, July 26, at the Samoset Resort. This event is open to the public. Reservations are required, and tickets are $30 per person. To reserve tickets, contact Sharon Lombardo at 594-4559.