OCB Natural PA Classic
JULY 25, 2020 - HARRISBURG, PA
OCB Natural PA Classic
Please print a contest flyer and hang at the gym you go to.
July 25, 2020
Rose Lehrman Arts Center at Harrisburg Area Community College, 1 HACC Dr, Harrisburg, PA 17110
10:00 AM (event will run straight through with a 30-minute intermission after group comparisons and before individual presentations/awards).
Adult General Admission $40, Under Age 12 General Admission $10, Assistant (general admission plus backstage access): $55 (only applicable to those helping a competitor prepare back stage). One assistant max per competitor is permitted.
Entry Fee & Deadlines
If entry is received by July 11th: Entry $69. Entry fee for each additional class $49. After July 11th an additional late entry fee of $50 applies. Monday July 20th is the last day entries will be accepted.
Divisions & Class Offerings
Bikini: Novice, Open
Figure: Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open
Men's Physique: Novice, Open
Men's Classic Physique: Novice, Open
Men's Bodybuilding: Novice, Age 60+, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open
Women's Physique: Novice, 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 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.
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 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.
Friday July 24th 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM at the host hotel, Fairfield Inn & Suites Harrisburg Hershey, 1018 Briarsdale Road, Harrisburg, PA. The exact room number will be emailed to competitors the night before testing begins. 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. Polygraph test results are valid for other amateur OCB shows that are held within 6 weeks. View the upcoming schedule of events.
House music will be played for bikini, figure, and men's physique. Bodybuilders, Women's Physique, and Classic Physique competitors may send their routine/stage walk music mp3 or m4a file as an email attachment to email@example.com. Music must not to contain any profanity. If music is not received for any competitors by 4:00 PM on July 23rd, house music will be used for them the day of the event. If needed, mp3 files of songs can be purchased from Amazon.com for around $1, downloaded, and then emailed as a file attachment. All music must be sent as a digital file. Competitors can send complete songs if they wish, the music would just be faded out after the stage walk is finished. For Bodybuilding, Men's Classic Physique and Women's Physique, when sending music state whether the music should start after you get set on stage, or before you come out.
Fairfield Inn & Suites Harrisburg Hershey, 1018 Briarsdale Road, Harrisburg, PA 17109. Group name: OCB. It's recommended to book by 7/11. After this date, rooms are released and reservations will be accepted on a space and rate available basis only. Make a reservation.
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.
Video Recording Policy
Competitors and friends/family are welcome to bring recording devices.
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.
Professional Stage Photography
The photo order form lays out the details for stage photo coverage. Those who preorder 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 Services
Spray tanning services will be available from BeachBumTanz.com. For details, and to book appointments, call (215) 962--2815 or email BeachBumTanz@aol.com.
*NOTE* Tanning products have a tendency to stain and damage clothing, sheets, and other surfaces. To purchase protective attire that will prevent staining, visit Wear & Away
Hair & Make-up Services
Competitors must be fully covered whenever in the theatre seating area. Exposed body area that can allow tanning agent to stain seating cloth is to be avoided.
Food or drink is not permitted in the theatre. Keep coolers, etc. in backstage prep area.
Please show respect for the venue and promoters by taking care to keep on paper/plastic protected areas for tanning, oiling, and pumping up. Do not stray beyond protected areas.
Alcohol is not permitted on the premises.
Competitors will have two number buttons - one to be worn front left, other rear center, to help judges keep track of individuals during scoring.
If the head judge calls your number asking you to switch places on stage with another competitor during group comparisons, raise your hands so each person knows where they need to go.
Be sure to review the guidelines on OCBonline.com for your category prior to the event and view the poses that will be called during group comparisons, as well a description of the path that is to be followed for the stage walks.
Competitors must show their competitor number buttons to event staff in order to gain access to the back stage and auditorium areas.
There will be expediters back stage who will be advising competitors when they should be getting ready and when they should be getting lined up to go out on stage.
For group comparisons, competitors will line up near the front of the stage where a line of tape will be.
There will be large X's on the stage to mark where pausing points should be for stage walks. There will be one on rear stage center, one on front stage left, one on front stage center, and one on front stage right. These marks are positioned to be where the best lighting is. Tip: When doing walks face inward toward the middle of the audience at the side X's so the crowd and photographer gets a better view of your physique.
The facility will be accessible any time after 8:30 AM the day of the show. It's recommended competitors arrive no later than 30 minutes before the show's start time to allow enough time to get familiarized with the building layout and be ready before the start time.
There will be flyers for other area OCB shows at check-ins and in the lobby the day of the show. If you are able to take copies and post those at the gym you go to it would be greatly appreciated.
Polygraph testing and check-in tasks will both be done at the appointment time you scheduled. The check-in tasks will consist of distributing competitor number buttons, any admission tickets purchased in advance, verifying current OCB memberships, and turning in photo order forms (if applicable).
For awards presentations there will be numbers 1 through 5 taped to the stage floor. They represent placements. When a competitor is announced as winning "X" place, they should move to where that number is on the floor to receive their trophy. Trophies should be placed on the floor in front of competitors so they are not being held when a photo opportunity group pose is requested after all placements have been awarded for the class. For divisions that have more than one class, class winners should stay close after receiving their award because they will be called out with the other class winners for judging to determine division overall winners.
Winners of OCB Pro qualifying placements should stay close after going off stage for urine specimen collections.
Mandatory Competitor Meeting
9am at the venue. Important information will be discussed and competitor numbers will be distributed.
Contact the Promoter
Any questions about the event can be directed to the show promoter at firstname.lastname@example.org