OCB Battle of the Great Lakes Naturals

SEPTEMBER 21, 2019 - CLEVELAND, OH

OCB Battle of the Great Lakes Naturals *conditional pro qualifier

This event is a conditional pro qualifier. As a conditional pro qualifier, pro cards are awarded when divisions meet the required minimum turnouts. The minimums are: Open Divisions: 6 for all categories except Women's Physique, which is 3. Age 40+ Divisions: 3 for all categories. Click here to download a copy of the event flyer: contest flyer and hang at the gym you go to.

Date

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Location

Painesville Harvey High School 200 West Walnut Ave Painesville, Ohio 44077

Times

This show will have a straight-thru format. Pre-judging 10:00 a.m., followed by a brief intermission, and then finals and awards.

Tickets

Adults All Day General Admission: $40, Military with ID and Seniors (Age 60+): $35, Ages 6-12: $20, Ages 5 & Under Free,Trainer/Assistant ticket: $50 (for those helping a competitor prepare backstage - one trainer max per competitor is permitted. Good all day for general admission and backstage access.Tickets are non-refundable. Only cash will be accepted day of the event.

Entry Fees & Deadlines

Early bird until July 13, 2019 $65, Regular: July 14-August 10, 2019 $75, Late: August 11-September 7, 2019 $85. An OCB Amateur Membership must be purchased in advance by 9/7/19 at OCBonline.com. A current OCB membership number will be required at registration. All fees non-refundable.

Divisions & Class Offerings

Men's Bodybuilding: Novice, Age 60+, Age 50+, Age 40+ (PQ), Open (PQ), Men's Physique: Novice, Age 40+ (PQ), Open (PQ)
Men's Classic Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open (PQ)
Women's Physique: Novice, Age 40+ (PQ), Open (PQ)
Figure: Novice, Age 40+(PQ), Open (PQ)
Bikini: Novice, Age 40+ (PQ), Open (PQ). NOVICE ELIGIBILITY: Cannot have placed first in any class (besides teen), within any division, within any category, with any organization (with the exception of cases where first place was won in a class that only had one competitor in it).

When more than one class in a division, classes are formed by dividing competitors evenly by height.

Crossover Entries (entering more than one division)

A crossover entry is entering more than one division within a category. For example, someone may enter the Novice division, if eligible, and also elect to crossover into the Open division and compete in it as well. Competitors may not participate in more than one category (Bikini, Figure, Physique, Bodybuilding, Classic Physique) at any given show.

Awards

The top 5 in each class will receive awards.

Eligibility

All competitors are required to hold current OCB memberships to participate in this event. If needing to obtain the annual membership, please register by a week before the event. Memberships can be purchased on OCBonline.com.

This is a natural (drug-free) competition. All competitors must meet eligibility criteria listed in the OCB drug testing guidelines in order to participate. Prior to registering competitors should review the procedures and list of banned substances posted on OCBonline.com.

Banned Substances & Screening Methods

All competitors are required to be polygraph tested prior to competing. In addition, all pro qualifying placement winners are required to provide a urine specimen immediately after the conclusion of the event for urinalysis.

Check-Ins/Polygraph Screenings

Athletes must report to the host hotel to check-in for the contest and take a polygraph exam. Check-ins and polygraph testing will take place Friday, September 20th from 9am-6pm at the host hotel, the Hampton Inn, 5675 Emerald Ct Mentor, Ohio. The polygraph exam is $50 and is payable at the time of scheduling through this link: https://calendly.com/polygraph. Please try to schedule your polygraph appointment so it's before your spray tanning appointment if doing both the same day. Polygraph test results are valid for other amateur OCB shows that are held within 6 weeks. View the upcoming schedule of events.

Music

Submit music for your 60 second individual presentation on a CD or flash drive to the promoter during athlete check-in. If music is not submitted, house music will be played instead.

Host Hotel

$135 night ask for discount "OCB" - Hampton Inn 5675 Emerald Ct Mentor, Ohio 44060 (440) 358-1441. Athletes are not required to stay at host hotel, but it is only 8 minutes from the venue. There is also a Residence Inn Emerald Ct

Roster/Classes

A roster with assigned competitor numbers and class breakdowns will be emailed to competitors the Wednesday or Thursday before the show.

Backstage Policy

One assistant max per competitor is allowed backstage. A trainer/assistant ticket must be purchased, which is good for both general admission and back stage access - cost $50. It may be purchased online, at check-in or day of the show.

Competitor Prep Area

Light weights, bands and mirrors will be backstage for use in preparing to go no stage. Competitors are welcome to bring their own equipment and mirrors as well.

Stage Photography Coverage

Stage Photography will be provided by award winning GDiesel Photography, Greg Diesel-Walck All competitors will have photos taken, but those who pre-order will have the most to choose from. Order forms will be available at check-ins or by contacting gregdieselwalck@gmail.com

Video Recording Policy

Competitors and friend/family are welcome to bring recording devices.

Tanning

Tanning services are available from Beauty by Fargo. For details or to schedule appointment, contact Ashley Marie at beautybyfargocb@yahoo.com. Athletes must pay in advance in order to book their appointments. Tanning will take place at the host hotel on Friday. Touch-ups on Saturday at the venue.

Hair & Make-up

TBA

Social Media

Instagram @ocbcleveland and Facebook OCB Cleveland

Contact Info

Kim HIllier ocbclevelandkim@gmail.com

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