ROCKLAND — The Maine Lobster Festival extended the deadline for applications for the Maine Sea Goddess Ambassador to June 11, 2022.

The Festival is looking for 20 young women to serve as Sea Princesses and ambassadors for the festival and the fishing/lobstering industry. Those selected will compete for the title of Maine Sea Goddess at the 75th Maine Lobster Festival. Selected Sea Princesses will tour local businesses and learn about Maine’s lobstering industry prior to the coronation.

On the opening night of the Festival, Aug. 3, 2022, the Maine Sea Goddess will be crowned along with the Crown Princess and Miss Congeniality. The Sea Goddess will receive a cash prize of $2,000, the Crown Princess will receive $1,000, and Miss Congeniality will receive $250. The Sea Goddess will represent the Midcoast and the Maine lobster industry throughout the year at various festivals and events.

Applicants must be a high school graduate between the ages of 17 and 21 at the time of coronation, and a Maine resident.

Applications may be submitted online or mailed to the Coronation Committee on or before June 11. Full guidelines and application for 2022 can be found on the Maine Sea Goddess Coronation page of the Maine Lobster Festival website. Tips for applying from 2020/21 Maine Sea Goddess Chloe Blake can be found in our blog.