OCB Natural Steel City Championships

NOVEMBER 01, 2020 - PITTSBURGH, PA

OCB Steel City Championships *Unconditional Pro Qualifier

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Location

TBA

Showtime

We are taking every precaution to keep everyone's safety as a priority. Therefore, we are staggering all categories to keep venue occupancy controlled. Please arrive at least 1 hour before your scheduled event & check in with our show staff. *Please note that the promoter reserves the right to amend the schedule of events depending on number of entrants.

12:00 pm:
Body Transformers will compete first & read their Essays
Body Transformer Awards

12:30
Men's Bodybuilding Group Comparisons
Men's Bodybuilding Individual Routines
Men's Bodybuilding Awards & Overall Competitions

1:30
Men's Classic Physique Group Comparisons
Men's Classic Physique Individual Routines
Men's Classic Physique Awards & Overall Competitions

2:30
Men's Physique Group Comparisons
Men's Physique Individual Presentations
Men's Physique Awards & Overall Competitions

3:30
Women's Physique Group Comparisons
Women's Physique Individual Routines
Women's Physique Awards & Overall Competitions

4:30
Figure Group Comparisons
Figure Individual Presentations
Figure Awards & Overall Competitions

5:30
Bikini Group Comparisons
Bikini Individual Routines
Bikini Awards & Overall Competitions

Division Offerings

Amateur:
Men's Bodybuilding: Debut, Teen (ages 13 to 19), Novice (Under 5' 9" and 5' 9" and over), Age 40+, Age 50+, Age 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: Debut, Teen, Novice, Age 40+, Age 50+, 60+, Open
Men's Classic Physique: Debut, Teen, Novice, Age 40+, 50+, 60+ Open
Women's Physique: Debut, Teen, Novice, Age 40+, Open
Mixed Pairs Bodybuilding: Open
Figure: Debut, Teen, Novice (Under 5' 4" and 5' 4" and over), Age 40+, Age 50+, 60+, Open (Under 5' 4" and 5' 4" and over)
Bikini: Debut, Teen, Novice, Age 60+, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open
Body Transformation Challenge: Men's & Women's

Physically Challenged: Open, Available in every category. *Promoter reserves the right to add or drop classes based on the competitors entered, Early entry deadline by 10/10/2020.

Division Details

Debut Division: Never competed. This is your first competition ever.

Teen Division: Open only to those who are ages 13 to 19

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

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

Open Division: Open to anyone regardless of age and level of experience.

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.

Crossover Entries

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 Registration

Sonshine Fitness LLC on Saturday, October 31, 2020, from Noon to 8:00 pm where polygraph testing will also take place. To schedule a polygraph appointment time, visit XXX

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. Sonshine Fitness LLC (Malonos Building) 3025 Washington Road Suite 310 McMurray, PA 15317 *Please park in the rear of the building and enter at the rear entrance. There are steps and elevator. Go to top floor (3rd floor) to Suite 310.

Music / Individual Routines & Stage Walks

Competitors are to supply their own music for finals performance by emailing an Mp3 format copy of music to DJ Tim Harris: webookedtj@gmail.com by 10/26/20. NO PROFANITY. Props allowed. Routine length should be 60 seconds. Please include your full name, cell phone number and what divisions you are competing in when emailing DJ Tim Harris your music. ALL competitors, please use discretion and show respect to the audience and judges with your performance.

Contest Day Check-In

Sunday, November 1st. It is MANDATORY that you arrive to venue at least 60 minutes before you are scheduled to compete and check in with show staff. NOTE: We cannot hold the competition back if you are late arriving.

Fees

Entry Fee: $69 if received by October 10th. Entry fee for each additional class (Crossover fee): $49. Afer October 10th, an additional late fee of $55 applies to everyone. October 24th is the last day entries will be accepted. *Please note that all entry fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.

OCB Membership Fee: $75.50 must be obtained prior to the contest at ocbonline.com. Competitors must show proof of current OCB Membership at contest Pre-Registration on Saturday, 10/31/20. *Please note that it is the responsibility of each athlete to obtain an OCB Membership. Polygraph Testing Fee https://calendly.com/patk70/steel-city?month=2020-10: $50 cash only please payable directly to the examiner at the time of testing on Saturday, 10/31/20 at Registration at Sonshine Fitness LLC.

Awards

Trophy Awards for top 5 placements in each amateur class
OCB Medals awarded to any competitor not placing in the top 5

OCB Pro Medals and Pro Cards will be awarded to overall division winners of Men's & Women's Bodybuilding Open, Men's Physique Open, Classic Physique Open, Women's Physique Open, Figure & Bikini Open provided there are a minimum of 6 competitors in the division except Women's Physique which is 3. *Please get your entries in early!

OCB MASTERS PRO Card status will be presented to 1st Place winners of: Men's 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/Coach or Gym 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.

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. Polygraph is by appointment at: https://calendly.com/patk70/steel-city?month=2020-10 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 previously passed polygraph to the promoter via email at ocbpittsburgh@hotmail.com. It is the competitor's responsibility to show proof of a passed polygraph test. 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 Saturday 5/2/20 at the host gym: Sonshine Fitness LLC from 1:00 to 9:00 pm. Please make your polygraph appointment as soon as possible at this scheduling link: https://calendly.com/credibilityassessmentsolutions/ocb-best-of-the-burgh-athlete-polygraph-testing
Urine (sample collection) testing is required for All OCB Pro Card recipients immediately following their perspective award ceremony. Please have your current driverís 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 Friday, October 31st

Adult General Admission: $40.00
(under age 12) $10.00
Trainers Ticket: $55.00 Good for back stage access entrance and audience admission.

Contest Hotel

The host hotel is under contract and secured. We will be announcing soon.

Professional Contest Photography

Professional competition photography will be provided by Doug Swaim of "Never Forgotten Photography." www.nfphotography.com
Please contact Doug for his competition package rates and register for his professional photography services prior to the competition.*NO personal photography permitted in the first 5 rows of the auditorium. *NO other professional photography permitted at the competition

Professional Contest Tanning

Contest preferred Professional competition tanning is strongly suggested and will be provided by our Preferred Competition Tanning Expert, Sarah Rubino of BRONZE BEAUTY TANNING. Sarah and her team will be at the contest hotel providing the spray tan services and will be at the venue on Sunday providing touch-ups throughout the entire show. To contact for appointment times, pricing & details email Sarah at tan@bronzebeautyst.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

Professional Hair Stylist

Please contact preferred Professional Competition Hair Stylist, Tracey Hrach of "Tracy's Cutting Creations Salon" at 412-487-7700 or 412-922-1269. Tracey will be available all day at the venue starting at 8:00 am.

Professional Make-up Artist

Competition Makeup Artist, Jessica G of Jessica G Lash & Beauty at 724-312-2719. Jessica will be available all day at the venue starting at 8:00 am. She is also available for waxing (Male & Female) and Lash appointments the week prior to the show. Makeupbyjessicag@gmail.com

Body Transformation Division Details

The Body Transformation Challenge is open to any drug-free participant who has never competed before or who has competed but never placed in the top 5 in Bodybuilding, Physique, Figure, or Bikini competition. For full details about the Body Transformation challenge, view the Transformation Packet

Event Sponsorship Opportunities (for businesses interested in sponsoring the event)

To view event sponsorship opportunities, view our Sponsorship Packet

If you need assistance with coaching for your contest preparations please contact:

Stasi Longo, Owner~ Sonshine Fitness LLC, Certified Professional Trainer & Physique Coach, Competition Promoter & Head Judge www.sonshinefitness.com. Gym~ 724-942-BFIT/Cell~ 412-551-6836. ***Pre contest training/coaching discounts available for contest entrants.

*Coaching For Your Contest Preparations- Please Contact: Stasi Longo ~ 35+ years experience
Owner~ Sonshine Fitness LLC
Certified Professional Trainer & Physique Coach
Competition Promoter & Head Judge

Please Note

None of these competition services can deter you from the mandatory contest check in, the mandatory contestant meeting before prejudging OR prejudging competition! Please Plan accordingly.

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