OCB Franco Classic (Conditional Pro Qualifier)

NOVEMBER 09, 2019 - PHILADELPHIA, PA

OCB Franco Classic *Conditional Pro Qualifier

Conditional Pro Qualifier: Minimum turnouts for divisions must be met for overall winners in Open and Age 40+ divisions to become eligible for OCB pro contests in their respective divisions. The minimums required are: Open divisions: 6 for all categories except Women's Physique, which is 3. Age 40+ divisions: 3 for all categories. New shows and events that haven't reached a certain size of turnout yet are Conditional Pro Qualifiers.rn

Location

Montgomery County Community College, Science Center Theater, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422

Date & Time

Saturday November 9, 2019 - 11:30 AM (event will run straight through with a 45-minute intermission after group comparisons and before individual presentations/awards).

Tickets

Adult General Admission $40, Under Age 18 General Admission $20, Assistant (general admission plus backstage access): $60 (only applicable to those helping a competitor prepare back stage). One assistant max per competitor is permitted. Tickets will be available for purchase online until 11/6/19. After then they will only be available for purchase at the door the day of the contest. Tickets are non-refundable.

Entry Fee & Deadlines

If entry is received by 10/13/19: Entry $69. Entry fee for each additional class $54. After 10/13/19 an additional late entry fee of $50 applies. 11/01/19 is the last day entries will be accepted. Entries are non-refundable.

Division Offerings

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

Classes

When more than one class in a division, classes are formed by dividing competitors evenly by height. (Class breakdowns and the order of events will be supplied to competitors approximately a week before the event)

Crossovers

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 testing.

Check-Ins/Polygraph Screening

Polygraph testing is by appointment and will take place at the host hotel listed below. Appointments are available Thursday November 7th from 4 PM to 7:30 PM and Friday November 8th from 9 AM to 8 PM. Schedule an Appointment.The polygraph fee is $50 and is payable at the time of scheduling an appointment. Please try to schedule your polygraph appointment so it's before your spray tanning appointment if doing both the same day.

Check-ins will take place at the host hotel listed below on Friday November 8th from 4pm to 8pm.

Music

Figure, Bikini and Men's Physique stage walks will be done to house music. Bodybuilding, Men's Classic Physique, and Women's Physique competitors are to supply their own music for their 60-second routines. Music must not contain any profanity. Email music files (such as mp3 or m4a, for example) to fitfranco@verizon.net by Thursday Oct 31st.

Host Hotel

Hampton Inn Philadelphia/Plymouth Meeting, 2055 Chemical Road, Plymouth Meeting,

Contestant Meeting

Saturday November 9th at 10:30 AM in the venue's auditorium.

Backstage Policy

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.

Video Recording Policy

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

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. To order, competitors should print and hand in a completed form at check-ins/polygraph.

Spray Tanning & Make-up Services

Contact Maryann (BeachBumTanz.com) at 215-962-2815 or email BeachBumTanz@aol.com for details and to schedule an appointment for spray tanning and/or make-up services.

Contact

fitfranco@verizon.net

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