OCB Gulf Coast Natural



The Mary C. O'Keefe
Cultural Center
1600 Government St
Ocean Springs MS
OCB Pro cards will be awarded when minimums are met in Open and Masters

Time & Format

Saturday, December 2, 2023
Competitor’s meeting starts at 9 AM show starts promptly at 10:30 AM and the format will be straight through.


$50.00 for adult audience ticket for the prejudging and awards
$10.00 for those Under 18 years old and age 5 and under free admission.
$65.00 Single coach pass which is also for general admission.

Entry Fees & Deadlines

Amateur Registration $99
Each additional division $50
After October 31st, 2023 an additional late entry fee of $50 applies. November 15th, is the last day entries will be guaranteed to be accepted. PLEASE NOTE!!-Entries are NON-REFUNDABLE.


Men’s Bodybuilding, Men’s Classic Physique, Men’s Physique, Bikini, Figure, Women’s Physique, Wellness. rnCompetitors may not participate in more than one category at a show.

Divisions & Class Offerings

Bikini: Debut, Novice, Age 35+, Open
Wellness: Debut, Novice, 35+, Open
Figure: Debut, Novice, Age 50+, 35+, Open
Men's Physique: Debut, Novice, 40+, Open
Men's Classic Physique: Debut, Novice, 40+, Open
Men's Bodybuilding: Debut, Novice, Age 50+, 40+, Open.
Women's Physique: Debut, Open, Age 35+.


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. 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 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

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. Polygraph Testing: The polygraph fee is $60 and is payable in cash only at the time of testing. Exact change would be appreciated. Scheduled appointments for polygraph testing will take place the day before event. Polygraph provider Captain R. Kelly Vaughan (scheduling details TBA)


All competitors will perform stage walks to house music with the exception of competitors in the following categories- bodybuilding, Classic bodybuilding and Women’s Physique and if performing a presentation you need to send music as mp3 or m4a file as an email attachment to ocbbattleonthebeach@gmail. Music must not contain any profanity. If music is not received for any competitors by November 15th, 2023, 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 will fade out after the stage walk is FINISHED.

Host Hotel

Holiday Inn Express and Suites 7301 Washington Ave, Ocean Springs, MS 39564 Click HERE to book a room!

Backstage Policy

Only one assistant max per competitor is allowed backstage. The assistant must purchase a coach’s pass, which is good for general admission as well as backstage access.

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.

Video Recording Policy

Competitors and friends/family are welcome to bring recording devices. No professional recordings or photographs.

Tanning Services

Click HERE to book your tan

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 could change and will be announced if changed as the closer to the event date.

Additional Information

Due to Event Center venue rules, all competitors using tanning products are required to wear long sleeves and long pants when in auditorium seating. NO EXCEPTIONS!!rnNo personal tanning products or oils will be allowed backstage, please plan accordingly. Thank you!