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Who Organizes the JSS?

The JSS is organized into three levels- local, regional and national.  BASEA is the local organizer for Eastern Massachusetts, responsible for assisting teachers, offering local workshops, and coordinating the Boston area race.  At the regional level, the JSS is organized by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA).   The national JSS competition is managed by the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) .  Information about the national event can be found at  You may also call their technical help line at 1-800-NEW-ENGY or e-mail NREL at or . We suggest you contact BASEA for local JSS Information and NREL for national assistance. Please Note: The Eastern MA race follows the Northeast JSS rules, which are different than the national rules.