OCB Battle of the Great Lakes Naturals

SEPTEMBER 11, 2021 - CLEVELAND, OH

OCB Battle of the Great Lakes Naturals *conditional pro qualifier

This event is a conditional pro qualifier. As a conditional pro qualifier, pro cards are awarded when divisions meet the required minimum turnouts. The minimums are: Open and Masters Divisions: 3 for all categories. Click here to download a copy of the event flyer: contest flyer and hang at the gym you go to.

Date

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Location

Thomas Harvey High Schoolrn200 W. Walnut St. Painesville OH 44077rn

Time

10:30 a.m. (event will run straight through with a 30-minute intermission after group comparisons and before individual presentations/awards).

Tickets

All Day General Admission $40
Coach/Backstage Pass (also good for All Day General Admission) $50
Children Ages 13-17: $20. Children age 12 and under are FREE.

*SPECIAL* Heroes Ticket : MILITARY, FIRE/RESCUE, POLICE, EMT DISCOUNTED PRICE: $35 (ID will be required at will call)

Tickets will be available for purchase online through 9/10/21. After then they will only be available for purchase at the door the day of the contest, CASH ONLY).

Entry Fees & Deadlines

Entry Fee: $75 and crossovers are an additional $50 per division.
August 25th is the last day to register without a late fee. After August 25th, a late registration fee of $50 will apply. Wednesday, September 8th is the last day entries will be accepted.

*All fees are NON-REFUNDABLE

*A current OCB Membership is required before check in

Divisions & Class Offerings

Bikini: Novice, Age 40+, Open, Military/1st Responders Showcase

Figure: Novice, Age 40+, Open, Military/1st Responders Showcase

Men's Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open, Military/1st Responders Showcase

Men's Classic Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open, Military/1st Responders Showcase

Men's Bodybuilding: Novice, Age 40+, Open, Military/1st Responders Showcase

Women's Physique: Age 40+, Open, Military/1st Responders Showcase

MILITARY/1ST RESPONDERS DIVISION: If you are a military, fire, EMT, police, or other 1st responder, Active Duty or Retired, you are eligible to enter this division. This will be a special, showcase featured AFTER regular prejudging. It will be a fun, mixed category showcase. We will have a slideshow of athletes in uniform, special, commemorative medals for all and a unique "Judging" criteria with special awards for presentation, conditioning, and spirit. Entry into a regular Open or 40+ Division is required as this is a crossover UNLESS you are a current OCB Pro doing this showcase for fun and honor, and will NOT be included in any placements. *Everyone in this Division will receive 1 FREE spectator ticket compliments of the Promoter as a "Thank You for Your Service"

FULL SPONSORSHIP CONTEST FOR MILITARY/1ST RESPONDER: OCB Cleveland, along with our amazing service providers want to say, "THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!" IN A BIG WAY! 1 LUCKY MALE AND FEMALE COMPETITOR will win a Full sponsorship which will include: Free registration into either an Open or 40+ Category of choice and the Showcase, 2 Free Spectator Tickets, Free Polygraph, Free Tanning, Free Stage Photos, Free Hair/Makeup, and special prize packages from our sponsors. *Application MUST be received no later than April 30, 2021. **If you win the sponsorship and have already paid for any of the above, you will receive a refund. EMAIL THE PROMOTER FOR AN APPLICATION OCBCLEVELANDKIM@GMAIL.COM

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).

Crossover Entries (entering more than one division)

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

Top 5 in all Classes and Categories
Special gifts for New Pro Winners
Special Military showcase commemorative 911 Medals and awards
Best Poser Awards 1 man, 1 woman

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. Purchase a Membership.

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.

Check-Ins/Polygraph Screenings

Athletes must report to the host hotel to check-in for the contest and take a polygraph exam. Check-ins and polygraph testing will take place Friday, September 10th from 9am-6pm at the host hotel. The polygraph exam is $50 and is payable at the time of testing. Exact change would be appreciated. Schedule 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.

T-walk *optional* Music Submissions

Submit music for your optional 60 second individual presentation in MP3 format. Send with subject line "OCB Cleveland" via email to mvngfwd2019@gmail.com. In the email, include YOUR NAME and CATEGORY you are competing in. As a backup, bring a disc or flash drive. If music is not submitted, house music will be played instead. Notify the promoter if you do NOT wish to perform a t-walk. Whether or not you choose to perform will NOT impact your placement.

Host Hotel

TBA

Roster/Classes

A roster with assigned competitor numbers and class breakdowns will be emailed to competitors the Wednesday or Thursday before the show.

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: Trainer tickets are nontransferable and nonrefundable - NO EXCEPTIONS!

Competitor Prep Area

Light weights, bands and mirrors will be backstage for use in preparing to go to the stage. Competitors are welcome to bring their own equipment and mirrors as well.

Stage Photography Coverage

The official photographer, Drew Graham of AndrewPaul Studios will be available at check ins and morning of the show to pre-book, getting better pricing and more shots. Andrew will be available to do private photo shoots the day before and after the show and 1 lucky, randomly chosen Pro Card winner will get a free fitness shoot! 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. Contact email: andrewpaulstudios@gmail.com

Video Recording Policy

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

Tanning

Cleveland area local and favorite, 4DTANS color and Tanning service by William Reddick with over 15 years of bodybuilding tanning experience is the official provider for our show. Please schedule your appointment today with Courtney@ courtneyconwell4dtanning@gmail.com. The cost is $120.00 and includes 2-3 coats of color the day before the show and and touchups and glaze before you go on stage.

*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

TBD

Professional Services & Vendors

Please note that the companies/individuals listed above 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.

Sponsor & Vendor Opportunities

Details about sponsorship and vendor opportunities

Contact the Promoter

ocbclevelandkim@gmail.com

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