OCB Natural Steel City Championships

NOVEMBER 02, 2019 - PITTSBURGH, PA

OCB Natural Steel City Championships

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

Date

11/2/19

Location

West Allegheny High School - 205 West Allegheny Rd. Imperial, PA 15126

Time

Show starts promptly at 11:00 am. Body Transformers will compete first followed by group comparisons in every division. Prejudging Order of Events will be: Men's Bodybuilding, Men's Physique & Classic Physique,Women's Physique, Figure followed by Bikini. The Finals portion of the event will consist of Body Transformers reading their essays, Bodybuilding & Physique routines and Figure & Bikini Stage Walks. The awards ceremony & overall division competitions will follow.

Divisions & Class Offerings

Men's Bodybuilding:Teen (ages 13 to 19), Debut, Novice (Under 5' 9" and 5'9" and over), 40+, 50+, 60+, Open (Bantam: 156 Lbs. and under, Lightweight: Over 156 -169 Lbs., Middleweight: Over 169-190 Lbs., Heavyweight: Over 190 Lbs.)

Physically Challenged: Open
Men's Physique: Teen, Debut, Novice, 40+, 50+, Open

Men's Classic Physique: Teen, Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open

Women's Physique: Teen, Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open

Mixed Pairs Bodybuilding: Open

Figure: Teen, Debut, Novice (Under 5'4" and 5'4" and over), 40+, 50+, Open (Under 5'4" and 5'4" and over).

Bikini: Teen, Debut, Novice, 40+, 50+, Open

Body Transformation Challenge: Men's & Women's

Promoter reserves the right to add or drop classes based on the number of competitors entered. PLEASE try to send your entry form in by Early Entry Deadline of 10/16/2019.

Division Details: Debut Division: Open only to first time, brand new competitors (in any category)

Novice Division: Open only to those who have not placed first in any class besides Debut or Teen within any division in the same category (Ex. Figure) with any organization (unless was the only competitor in the class). Eligibility will be verified during polygraph testing.

Masters Divisions: Open only to those falling into the stipulated age range (ex. 40+ is age forty and over).

Teen Division: Open only to those who are ages 16 -19.

Open Division: Open to anyone regardless of age and level of experience.>**Please review ALL OCB Division Guidelines.

Armed Forces & First Responders Division: Open to anyone who has served in the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard and/or Police, Fire, EMT etc.

Mr. & Ms. Pennsylvania Divisions: Open to PA residents only. Entrants must show proof that their legal residence is in Pennsylvania.

Crossovers

A "crossover" is entering more than one division. For example, someone may enter the Novice division, if eligible, and also elect to crossover into the Open division and or the Masters division and compete in them as well (as long as they qualify for all three). Competitors may compete in three events maximum. Crossovers are permitted in "like" categories only. In other words, a Men's Physique competitor cannot cross over into Men's Bodybuilding, a Bikini competitor cannot crossover into Figure etc.

Contest Check-ins/Polygraphs

At the contest hotel in the lobby Meeting Room on Friday, November 1, 2019, from 1:00 to 9:00 pm where polygraph testing will also take place. To schedule a polygraph appointment time, visit schedule an appointment.

Heights will be checked and Men's Open Bodybuilders will weigh in. *Teen and Masters Contestants must present Driver's License or valid ID as proof of age. Contestant numbers, goody bags and tee shirts will be given out at this time. *Please see Drug Testing below. Polygraph test results are valid for other amateur OCB shows that are held within 6 weeks. View the upcoming schedule of events on OCBonline.com

Music, Individual Routines, & Twalks

Competitors are to supply their own music for finals performance by emailing an Mp3 format copy of music to DJ Tim Harris by Sunday; 10/27/19 at webookedtj@gmail.com You can also email Tim with any questions. NO PROFANITY. Props allowed. Routine length should be 60 seconds. (No more than 90 secs.) Please include your full name, cell phone number and what divisions you are competing in when emailing DJ Tim Harris your music. Competitors please use discretion and show respect to the audience and judges with your performance.

Contest Day Check-In

Saturday, November 2nd, 9:00 am to 10:00 am at the contest venue, West Allegheny High School. If any competitors do not report for check-in prior to 10:00 am they will be scratched from the show.

Mandatory Contestant Meeting

10:00 am at the contest venue

Entry Fees & Deadlines

Entry Fee: If entry is received by October 16th: Entry $69. Entry fee for each additional class (Crossover fee): $49. After October 16th an additional late entry fee of $55 applies to everyone. Wednesday, October 30th is the last day entries will be accepted. *Please note that all entry fees are non-transferable and non-refundable. OCB Membership Fee: $75.00 must be obtained prior to the contest at OCBonline.com *Please note that it is the responsibility of each athlete to obtain an OCB Membership prior to 11/1/19. Polygraph Testing Fee: $50 cash only please payable directly to the examiner at the time of testing. (Please read details below under "Drug Testing".)

Awards

Trophy Awards for top 5 placements in each amateur class. OCB Medals awarded to any competitor not placing in the top 5. OCB Medallions will be presented to Overall Winners in Open & Masters: Men's Bodybuilding & Physique, Classic Physique, Women's Physique, Figure and Bikini. OCB Pro Card status will be awarded to overall division winners of Men's Bodybuilding Open, Men's Physique Open, Classic Physique Open, Women's Physique Open, Figure & Bikini Open. OCB MASTERS PRO Card status will be presented to 1st Place winners of: Men'ss 40+ Bodybuilding, Men's Physique & Classic Physique 40+, Women's Physique 40+, Figure 40+ and Bikini 40+ Best Poser Award for best Male and Female presentation in the competition.Team Trophy Award: Presented to the Team/Trainer or Coach/Gym/Fitness Center who has the most competitors in the competition. Proof required, please be specific and list your Gym, Trainer/Coach or Team name on the entry form where specified.

Drug Testing

Please see the Banned Substances Link: OCBonline.com. Polygraph testing is required for all competitors. Polygraph fee is $50 payable in cash or money order to the polygraph examiner at the time of testing. Photo identification is required. It is the competitor's responsibility to ensure they are polygraph tested for the event. If any competitors are not polygraph tested for the event they are ineligible for competition. Results from recent polygraph exams performed by other OCB affiliate natural organizations will accepted within a strict six week period. *HOWEVER PLEASE NOTE that you must present proof of your passed polygraph to the promoter via email by Sunday, 10/27/19 at ocbpittsburgh@hotmail.com. It is the competitor's responsibility to show proof of a passed polygraph test by 10/27/19. All competitors are subject to additional forms of testing, if requested, at the discretion and expense of the promoter. Polygraph testing will take place on Friday 11/1/19 at the host hotel 1:00 to 9:00 pm and Saturday 11/2/2019 at 8:30 am at the contest venue. Please make your polygraph appointment as soon as possible at this scheduling link: schedule an appointment
Urine (sample collection) testing is required for All OCB Pro Card recipients immediately following their perspective award ceremony. Please have your current driver's license with you for testing ID. Pro Card recipients that do not produce a urine sample with our medical staff before leaving the contest venue will forfeit their OCB Pro Card and contest placement. No Exceptions! (Urine testing is the promoter's expense.)

Backstage Policy

ONE (1) assistant/trainer per competitor allowed- NO EXCEPTIONS! Every assistant/trainer MUST buy a Trainers Ticket which is good for General Admission and back stage access. *Please Note: Trainers tickets are nontransferable and nonrefundable- NO EXCEPTIONS!

Tickets

Tickets will be sold at the door for general seating and are nontransferable & nonrefundable. Cash is encouraged, no checks will be accepted. Please tell your family and friends.Online Advance Ticket sales (also general seating) will close on Wednesday, 10/30/19.Adult General Admission: $40.00, Child Admission: (under age 12) $10.00, Trainer's Ticket: $55.00 Good for back stage access entrance and audience admission.rn

Host Hotel

Courtyard by Marriot Settlers Ridgern5100 Campbells Run Road rnPittsburgh, PA 15205. rnReservations can be made by calling 1-800-MARRIOT. When making your reservation please identify yourself as a member of the "2019 OCB Natural Steel City group" to receive the group rate of $99.00 per night. PLEASE book your room BEFORE Friday, October 12, 2019 to receive the group rate. All rooms are equipped with a refrigerator. Microwaves are available upon request. The hotel includes on location Starbucks, Bistro, and a 24/7 market. The hotel gym is available 24/7. Pool hours are 6am to 11pm. Courtyard Marriott provides an airport shuttle 6am to 11pm and also a shuttle in a 3 mile radius of the hotel.

Professional Contest Photography

Professional competition photography will be provided by David Puller of BDP IMAGERY. Please contact David for his competition package rates and register for his professional photography services prior to the competition at BDPImagery@msn.com. David can also be reached at 202-841-7835. NO personal photography permitted in the first 5 rows of the auditorium. BDPImagery.com. NO other professional photography permitted at the competition.

Tanning

Professional competition tanning is strongly suggested and will be provided by our Preferred Competition Tanning Expert, Sarah Rubino of BRONZE BEAUTY TAN. Sarah and her team will be at the contest hotel on Friday, November 1st (All Day & Night) and Saturday morning before the competition at the venue. To contact for appointment times, pricing & details call Sarah @412-301-5455 or email her at tan@bronzebeautyst.com

Body Transformation Information and Guidelines

View the Details and Guidelines for the Body Transformation division.

Event Sponsorship

Sponsorship Packages for businesses interested in promoting their products and services at the event.

Promoter Contact

*Coaching For Your Contest Preparations- Please Contact:rnrnStasi Longo - 35 years experience - Owner - Sonshine Fitness - Certified Professional Trainer & Physique Coach, Competition Promoter & Head Judge
www.stasilongo.com
Gym~ 724-942-BFIT/Cell~ 412-551-6836 *Pre-contest Training & Posing/Coaching discounts available for contest entrants.

Hair & Makeup

Professional hair and make-up will be provided by Jenn VU at the contest hotel and venue. Please contact Jenn to set up an appointment at (412) 443-9867 or email jvuhairstudio@yahoo.com

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