OCB Tampa Natural Pro/Am

NOVEMBER 11, 2023 - TAMPA, FL

OCB Tampa Natural

PRO CLASSES: MEN'S PHYSIQUE, CLASSIC PHYSIQUE

AMATEUR: ALL CATEGORIES

OCB Pro Qualifier

**NOW OFFERING WELLNESS**

Event Livestream: JLG media

Date

Saturday, November 11, 2023

Location

USF Theater Building
3839 Holly Drive, TAR 230
Tampa, FL 33612

Time & Format

Pre-Judging: 10AM, event will run straight through.
Pro Classes will go first, the amateur women and finally amateur men.
All sections will have pre judging, routines then finals.
Short intermission will be before each section.

Tickets

Full Show $45, Teens(13-16) $20, Trainer Pass $60 (Includes general admission and backstage access 1 per competitor), Children ages 12 & under FREE

Entry Fee & Deadlines

Fees: Registration $99, Crossovers: $45, PRO registration $250
LATE FEE will be added after 10/23/2023. Final Day to enter is 10/30/2023. Applications will NOT be accepted after that. All fees are non-refundable.

Categories

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

Divisions Offerings

Pro Open: Men's Physique
Classic Physique

Amateur: Bikini: Novice, Masters Age 35+(PQ), Open (PQ)

Wellness: Novice, Masters Age 35+(PQ), Open (PQ)

Figure: Novice, Masters Age 35+(PQ), Open (PQ)

Men's Physique: Novice, Masters Age 40+(PQ), Open (PQ)

Classic Physique: Novice, Masters Age 40+(PQ), Open (PQ)

Men's Bodybuilding: Novice, Masters Age 40+(PQ), Open (PQ)

Women's Physique: Novice, Masters Age 35+(PQ), Open (PQ)

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 (with the exception of cases where first place was won in a class that only had one competitor in it)

Teen: Age 16-19. Debut: Open only to 1st time competitors with any organization. Novice: Open only to those who have not placed first in any class besides Teen within any division in the same category (Ex. Bikini) with any organization (unless was the only competitor in the class). Masters Divisions: Open only to those falling into the stipulated age range (ex. 40+ is age forty and over). Open: Open to anyone regardless of age and level of experience.

Classes

When more than one class in a division, classes are formed by dividing competitors evenly by height.

Crossovers

A "crossover" pertains to 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 a Masters division and compete in those classes as well. You can enter any number of division if applicable and you are eligible, but crossovers between categories (Women’s Physique, Bikini and Figure or between Men's Physique, Men’s Classic Physique and Men's Bodybuilding) will not be permitted.

Awards

Trophies will be awarded to the top five placements in each class. There will also be a male and female best poser/presentation award based on overall stage performance and routine/t-walk.

Eligibility

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 and Screening Methods

This is a 100% polygraphed event. All competitors must be drug free for a period of 7 years. Please review the OCB Banned substances List. You, as a competitor, are responsible to know the effects that certain supplements may present. Just because you may have bought it over the counter does not mean it is acceptable in the OCB. Please research carefully. The Banned substances list, along with any exceptions, is posted on our website, www.OCBonline.com

Polygraph cost is $60 and will be paid to the polygrapher at the time of the test.
Please note that you CAN NOT be under the influence of any drug or alcohol for minimum of 24 hours prior to drug testing. Photo identification is required. All competitors are subject to additional forms of testing, if requested, at the discretion and expense of the promoter.
ALL pro-qualifying placement winners will also be subjected to urinalysis immediately after the placings are announced. And ALL top 3 PRO winners will also be subjected to urinalysis immediately after the placings are announced. TO BOOK YOUR POLYGRAPH, CONTACT TOMMY PLATT (803) 646-8850 OR EMAIL TOMMYPLATT17@YAHOO.COM

Check-Ins and Polygraphs

Check Ins, Tanning and Drug Testing will take place on Friday, November 10th 2023.
All competitors will need to check-in even if the drug test has been waived due to prior testing (polygraph tested within past 3 weeks with an approved polygrapher). Please contact us beforehand if you think your suit might be borderline inappropriate. All competitors will receive contest shirts and “goodie” bags at check-in.

This is a 100% polygraphed event. All competitors must be drug free for a period of 7 years. Please review the OCB Banned substances List. You, as a competitor, are responsible to know the effects that certain supplements may present. Just because you may have bought it over the counter does not mean it is acceptable in the OCB. Please research carefully.

The Banned substances List, along with any exceptions, is posted on our website, www.OCBonline.com.
The polygraph will take place for ALL competitors at the host hotel listed above. Testing will take place on Friday November 10th. You can schedule your polygraph online, link will be provided in our linktree.
Polygraph cost is $60 and will be paid to the polygrapher at the time of the test. Please note that you CAN NOT be under the influence of any drug or alcohol for minimum of 24 hours prior to drug testing. Photo identification is required. All competitors are subject to additional forms of testing, if requested, at the discretion and expense of the promoter. ALL pro-qualifying placement winners will also be subjected to urinalysis immediately after the placings are announced. And ALL top 3 PRO winners will also be subjected to urinalysis immediately after the placings are announced.

Music

Men’s Bodybuilders, Men’s Classic Physique and Women’s Physique competitors and anyone else wanting their own music played for their walk will also need to bring their music with them (see “Routines” below for details) if they haven’t already emailed it. No music will be accepted on the day of the show. rnMP3 files to be emailed to tampanatural@glacierbodies.com before November 7th 2023
MUSIC WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED ON THE DAY OF THE SHOW OR AFTER CHECK INS.

Host Hotel

Embassy Suits by Hilton Tampa USF near Busch Gardens, 3705 Spectrum Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612

Backstage Policy

In order to limit crowding backstage, only one assistant per competitor will be allowed.
Note: All non-competitors will need to purchase a ticket for admission to the event with no exceptions.

Photo & Video Coverage

Our official photographer is Greg Diesel: IG @gdieselphoto, Website - www.gregdieselphotography.com

Video Recording Policy

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

Spray Tanning and Make-up Services

For Spray Tans by Maggie information contact Maggie: e-mail – maggie@spraytansbymaggie.com , phone – 678 6429972, website - www.spraytansbymaggie.com.
Tanning will be done on Friday November 10th at the host hotel. Scheduling link will be available in our linktree.rn

Contestant Meeting

There will be quick athlete meetings with the athletes from each segment 15min before each prejudging. Just to answer any questions if there are any. Please read all emails you'll get after registering they will contain all information needed.

Routines

Competitors will do their T-walk or Routines at the beginning of the finals portion. PRO classes get 60 seconds for their routine/t-walks. Men’s Bodybuilding, Classic Physique and Women’s Physique competitors get 45 seconds and will need to designate to the DJ whether they will be walking on or will already be on stage when their music starts.
All other categories get 30 seconds for an I or T walk. All music needs to be sent via email in mp3 format. If it does not play you will have to pose to our music. Music can not contain any profanity. Costumes/props will be permitted but only if competitors can carry it on stage and it is in good taste. If a competitor chooses not to do a t-walk then he/she will just walk on stage after bio is read, do 1 pose and wave and walk off.

Bio

When competitors enter the stage individually at the finals portion of the program the MC will introduce the athlete.
All bios will be available via QR code for everyone to read.
An email with a bio form will be sent couple of weeks prior to show day.

Contact

Contact: Jenny Rodriguez, tampanatural@glacierbodies.com tel: 904-600-4080

Livstream

JLG media

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