OCB Mid-American Bash

JULY 14, 2019 - WICHITA, KS

OCB Mid-American Bash

Please print a contest flyer and hang at the gym you go to.

Date

Sunday July 14, 2019

Location

Crown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas Ave. Wichita, KS 67218

Time

11:00 AM (event will run straight through with a 30-45 minute intermission after group comparisons and before individual presentations/awards).

Tickets

Adult General Admission $39
Under Age 12 General Admission $15
Age 3 And Under Free
Assistant (general admission plus backstage access): $55 (only applicable to those helping a competitor prepare backstage). One assistant max per competitor is permitted. Advance ticket purchases are available through the venue's ticket sales page..

Entry Fees & Deadlines

If entry is received by June 23rd: Entry $69. Entry fee for each additional class $49. After June 23rd an additional late entry fee of $50 will apply. Tuesday July 9th is the last day entries will be accepted for the event. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Division Offerings

Bikini: Novice, Age 50+, 40+, Open
Figure: Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open
Men's Physique: Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open
Men's Classic Physique: Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open
Men's Bodybuilding: Novice, Age 60+, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open
Women's Physique: Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open

Division Guidelines

Novice: Cannot have placed first in any class besides Teen, within any division, within any category, with any organization or at any independent event, with the exception of cases where first place was won in a class where the competitor was the only one in the class.
Open: Open to everyone regardless of age and level of experience.
Age: Age as of day of contest must fall within the stipulated age range (Ex: Age 50 & Over).

Classes

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

Crossover Entries

A crossover entry (amateur) 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. Neither amateur or pro competitors may 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 trophies (sculptures).

Eligibility

Competitors are required to hold current amateur OCB memberships to participate in this event. If needing to obtain a 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.

Drug Screening Methods

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

Check-Ins/Polygraph Screenings

By appointment Saturday July 13th between 9am and 6:30pm at the host hotel listed below. Schedule an Appointment The exact room number will be emailed to competitors the Thursday before the show. The polygraph fee is $50 and is payable at the time of scheduling an appointment. Please try to schedule polygraph appointments prior to tanning appointments. Polygraph fees are non-refundable.

Host Hotel

Hilton Garden Inn, 2041 N. Bradley Fair Pkwy, Wichita, KS 67206. For reservations under the group's room block where rates are $94/night, visit: group.hiltongardeninn.com/OCBBodyBuilding

Backstage Policy

One assistant max per competitor is allowed backstage. The assistant MUST buy a trainer/assistant ticket ($55), which is good for general admission and backstage access.

Competitor Prep Area

Lightweights, 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.

Sportsmanship

Remember, you are not alone on stage. Family, friends, other competitors, and hundreds of strangers are watching you. If you're disappointed with a placement, carry yourself as a professional during and after the awards presentations. After the show ask the judges for feedback. When speaking to them, you may discover their reasoning for your placement. You may understand their decisions more and get helpful insight for future competitions. Everyone in the show worked hard, so don't allow poor sportsmanship to ruin the event for others. Any competitors who exhibit what OCB deems as poor sportsmanship are subject to disqualification and may be banned from future OCB events.

Professional Services Vendors

Please note that the companies/individuals listed below are the official service vendors for this event. They have a proven history of providing quality services in a professional manner. Beware of other companies or individuals who may attempt to unethically promote a business, claiming to be associated with the event.

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. Order forms will be available at check-in and can be completed and turned in at that time.

Video Recording Policy

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

Spray Tanning Services

Professional spray tanning services are available from Body Beautiful Bronzing. For details, and to schedule an appointment, visit: facebook.com/beautifulbronzing and select 'Book Now' and follow registration instructions.

Contact

mshepshows@gmail.com

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