MATE Oregon Regional ROV Competition


2023 Regional Competition Registration Is Now Open!

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Host: Oregon State University
Competition Date: 4/22/2023
Location: Newport, Oregon
Hybrid (In-Person, Virtual)



Tracy Crews

Tracy Crews oversees Oregon Sea Grant’s precollege programs at OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center, including hands-on field and lab programs, homeschool and career day events, and summer day camps. Tracy also leads experiences for students on oceanographic research vessels, coordinates the MATE Oregon Regional Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Competition, and leads teacher professional development workshops focusing on ocean sciences and marine engineering. She holds a bachelor's degree in marine biology, a master's degree in marine science, and has worked in fisheries research, resource management, and education for over 20 years.

Cait Goodwin

Cait Goodwin is a member of the Sea Grant marine education team at the Hatfield Marine Science Center's Visitor Center in Newport. She is the creator and coordinator of the popular Oregon Coast Quests program, runs marine science-focused teacher professional-development workshops, supports student STEM events, and also handles communication efforts for the Oregon Coast STEM Hub.