OCB Gateway City Classic
JUNE 29, 2019 - ST. LOUIS, MO
OCB Gateway City Classic
Please print a contest flyer and hang at the gym you go to.
Saturday June 29th, 2019
The Sun Theatre, 3625 Grandel Square, St. Louis, MO 63108
10:00 AM (event will run straight through with a 30-minute intermission after group comparisons and before individual presentations/awards).
Adult General Admission $35, Under Age 12 General Admission $10, Assistant (general admission plus backstage access): $50 (only applicable to those helping a competitor prepare back stage). One assistant max per competitor is permitted.
Entry Fee & Deadlines
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: If entry is received by April 1st: Entry $60. After April 1st, entry fee is $75. Crossover fee for each additional class $45. After June 1st an additional late entry fee of $50 applies. Sunday June 23rd, 2019 is the last day entries will be accepted.
Divisions & Class Offerings
Bikini: Novice, Age 40+, Open
Figure: Novice, Age 40+, Open
Men's Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open
Men's Classic Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open
Men's Bodybuilding: Novice, Age 40+, Open
Women's Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open
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.
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. Physique and Bodybuilding are not permitted.
The top 5 in each class will receive awards.
All competitors are required to be current members of OCB to participate in this event. If needing to obtain the annual membership please register before June 23rd. 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 testing.
By appointment at the host hotel Friday, 28 June. The polygraph fee is $50 and is payable in cash only at the time of testing. Exact change would be appreciated. Polygraph results are valid for other OCB shows held within six weeks.
All competitors can supply their own music for their individual presentation, or can request house music be used instead. Music clips must be 60 seconds long and appropriate for a family environment. Please send music in mp3 format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Order of Events
10:00 AM group comparisons for Men's Bodybuilding Novice, Age 40+, Open followed by Men's Classic Physique Novice, Age 40+, Open, and then Men's Physique Novice, Age 40+, Open, then Women's Physique Novice, Age 40+, Open followed by Figure Novice, Age 40+, Open, and then Bikini Novice, Age 40+, Open. There will be a 30-minute intermission then individual presentations will be performed in sequential order in the same category order as group comparisons, followed by awards presentations
A roster with assigned competitor numbers and class breakdowns will be emailed to competitors the Wednesday or Thursday before the show.
One assistant max per competitor is allowed backstage. The assistant MUST buy a trainer/assistant ticket, which is good for general admission and back stage access.
Competitor Prep Area
Light weights, bands and mirrors will be backstage for use in preparing to go on stage. Competitors are welcome to bring their own equipment and mirrors as well.
Stage Photography Coverage
The photo order form lays out the details for stage photo coverage. Those who pre-order have a lot more photos taken of them. To order, competitors should print and hand in a completed form at check-ins/polygraph.
Video Recording Policy
Competitors and friends/family are welcome to bring recording devices.
Hair & Makeup
For any additional questions, contact the promoter Stephanie Antonietti at Saantonietti7@gmail.com