OCB Battle on the Beach
OCTOBER 19, 2019 - GULF SHORES, AL
Erie Meyer Civic Center 1930 west 2nd street, Gulf Shores Al 36542
Time & Format
9:30 AM and event will run straight through with a 30-minute intermission after group comparisons and before individual presentations/awards).
Can be purchase at www.ocbonline.com or at the door on the day of the event. Adult General Admission $45, Under Age 12 General Admission $10, Assistant (general admission plus backstage access): $60 (only applicable to those helping a competitor prepare back stage). One assistant max per competitor is permitted.
Entry Fees & Deadlines
If entry is received by October 5, 2019: Entry $89. Entry fee for each additional class $40. After October 5th an additional late entry fee of $50 applies. October 14th is the last day entries will be accepted.
Categories being offered are Bikini, Figure, Women's Physique, Bodybuilding, Men's Physique, and Men's Classic Physique. Competitors may not participate in more than one category at a show.
Divisions & Class Offerings
Bikini: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open. Figure: Debut, Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open. Men's Physique: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open. Men's Classic Physique: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open. Men's Bodybuilding: Teen, Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Age 50+ Open. Women's Physique: Debut, Open.
DEBUT ELIGIBILITY: First competition ever. Competitors cannot have ever competed in any category with any organization.
NOVICE ELIGIBILITY: Cannot have placed first in any class (besides Teen), within any division, within any category, with any organization (except for 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 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 will be presented to the top 5 placement winners in each class. OCB pro medals will be awarded to those earning pro status.
All competitors are required to be current members of OCB 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.rnrnThis 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 and top 3 in each pro class are required to provide a urine specimen immediately after the conclusion of the event for urinalysis.
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Music must not to contain any profanity, this is a family event. House music will be used for all except the following, Bodybuilding, Menís Classic Physique and Women's Physique. Mp3 format can be emailed to email@example.com at least one week prior to the event and please bring a CD as backup.
Hampton Inn 1701 Gulf Shores Parkway Gulf Shores, AL 36542. Mention "OCB" at time of booking to secure the special $79/night rate. (251) 975-9000. Alternate hotel: Holiday Inn Express 601 West Commerce Ave Gulf Shores, AL . Mention "OCB" at time of booking to secure the special $79/night rate.
One assistant max per competitor is allowed backstage. The assistant must purchase a trainer/assistant ticket, which is good for general admission and back stage access. $60
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.
Order forms with details about coverage will be available at show check-ins.
Video Recording Policy
Competitors and friends/family are welcome to bring recording devices.
Spray tan services will be provided by Spray tans by Maggie & Company. For details and appointments visit Spraytansbymaggie.comrn
Hair & Makeup
Any questions about the event can be directed to the show promoter at firstname.lastname@example.org and/or 251-597-1759rnNote: Competitor meeting times will be announced as the closer to the event date.