OCB Battle on the Beach



Erie Meyer Civic Center 1930 west 2nd street, Gulf Shores Al 36542

Time & Format

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


Can be purchase at www.ocbonline.com or at the door on the day of the event. Adult General Admission $45, Teens (Ages 13-16) 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.

Entry Fees & Deadlines

If entry is received by October 1, 2021: Entry $89. Entry fee for each additional class $45. After October 1st an additional late entry fee of $50 applies. October 9th is the last day entries will be accepted.


Categories being offered are Bikini, Figure, Women's Physique, Bodybuilding, Men's Physique, and Men's Classic Physique. Competitors may not participate in more than one category at a show.

Divisions & Class Offerings

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

DEBUT ELIGIBILITY: First competition ever. Competitors cannot have ever competed in any category with any organization.

NOVICE ELIGIBILITY: Cannot have placed first in any class (besides Teen), within any division, within any category, with any organization (except for 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.

Crossover Categories

A crossover entry is entering more than one division within a category. For example, someone may enter the Novice division, if eligible, and 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 will be presented to the top 5 placement winners in each class.


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.rnrnThis 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 and top 3 in each pro class are required to provide a urine specimen immediately after the conclusion of the event for urinalysis.

Check-Ins/Polygraph Screenings

Check Ins, Tanning and polygraph will be at our host hotel Friday October 15th. Further info on times and links to book times for polygraph and tanning will be sent to all registered athletes as well as posted on our social media. PLEASE SCHEDULE AS SOON AS YOU CAN. To schedule your polygraph exam, CLICK HERE.

The polygraph fee is $50 and is payable in cash only at the time of testing. Exact change would be appreciated. Please schedule your polygraph appointment so it's before your spray tanning appointment if doing both the same day.


Music must not to contain any profanity, this is a family event. Athletes may send in a song of choice. Mp3 format can be emailed to ocbbattleonthebeach@gmail.com by 10/10/21. Please bring a CD as backup!

Host Hotel

Hampton Inn 1701 Gulf Shores Parkway Gulf Shores, AL 36542. Mention "OCB" at time of booking to secure the special $79/night rate. (251) 975-9000

Holiday Inn Express 601 West Commerce Ave Gulf Shores, AL.

These hotels are less than a mile from the venue.

Backstage Policy

One assistant max per competitor is allowed backstage. The assistant must purchase a trainer/assistant ticket, which is good for general admission and back stage access. $60. COACH PASS MST BE PURCHASED BEFORE THE SHOW. They will NOT be sold at the door on the day of the show.

Competitor Prep Area

Competitors are welcome to bring their own equipment and mirrors as well, weights and bands will not be provided at this years event, please bring the items you need.

Photography Coverage

Order forms with details about coverage will be available at show check-ins. Nvision Photography Nvisionatl.com

Video Recording Policy

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

Tanning Services

Spray tan services will be provided by Spray tans by Maggie & Company. For details and appointments visit Spraytansbymaggie.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 & Makeup Services



Any questions about the event can be directed to the show promoter at ocbbattleonthebeach@gmail.com and/or 251-597-1759. Note: Competitor meeting times will be announced as the closer to the event date.