Chloe Blake, 2020/21 Maine Sea Goddess. Courtesy photo

The Maine Lobster 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 2022 Maine Lobster Festival.

On the opening night of the Festival, Aug. 3, 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. The application deadline is May 22. Applications may be submitted online or mailed to the Coronation Committee on or before May 22. Full guidelines and application for 2022 can be found on the Maine Sea Goddess Coronation page of the Maine Lobster Festival website.

Five days of fun and feasting on the fabulous coast of Maine, the Maine Lobster Festival attracts thousands of people to the Midcoast region and has a long tradition of giving back to the local community. The 2022 Festival will be held Aug. 3-7 and will feature new and exciting events in celebration of its 75th anniversary. For more information about the Maine Lobster Festival, visit the website at, “like” it on Facebook, follow it on Twitter at @MELobsterFest, and on Instagram at @mainelobsterfest.