OCB Franco Classic
NOVEMBER 11, 2023 - ALLENTOWN, PA
OCB Franco Classic*OCB Pro Qualifier
**OFFERING AMATEUR WELLNESS**
Scottish Rite Cathedral 1533 Hamilton St. Allentown, PA 18102
10:30 AM (event will run straight through with a 45-minute intermission after group comparisons and before individual presentations/awards).
Adult General Admission $40, Under Age 18 General Admission $20, Assistant (general admission plus backstage access): $70 (only applicable to those helping a competitor prepare back stage). One assistant max per competitor is permitted. Tickets will be available for purchase online until 8/15. After then they will only be available for purchase at the door the day of the contest. Tickets are non-refundable.
Entry Fee & Deadlines
Amateur entry is received by October 8th Entry $80. Entry fee for each additional class $60. After October 8th, an additional late entry fee of $50 applies. October 26th is the last day entries will be accepted. Entries are non-refundable.
Men's Bodybuilding: Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open
Men's Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Age 50+, Open
Men's Classic Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open. Women's Physique: Novice, Age 35+, Open
Figure: Novice, Age 50+, Age 35+, Open
Bikini: Novice, Age 35+, Open, Age 50+
Wellness: Debut, Novice, Age 35+(PQ), Open (PQ)
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).
When more than one class in a division, classes are formed by dividing competitors evenly by height. (Class breakdowns and the order of events will be supplied to competitors approximately a week before the event)
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.
The top 5 amateurs in each class will receive awards.
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. 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 are required to provide a urine specimen immediately after the conclusion of the event for urinalysis testing.
There is a mandatory meeting at 9:30 AM on show day at the venue. There is no formal check-in.
Polygraph testing by appointment Friday 11/10 from 9 AM to 8 PM at host hotel Schedule a Polygraph Appointment
Figure, Bikini and Men's Physique stage walks will be done to house music. Bodybuilding, Men's Classic Physique, and Women's Physique competitors are to supply their own music for their 60-second routines. Music must not contain any profanity. Email music files (such as mp3 or m4a, for example) to email@example.com by November 1st
One assistant max per competitor is allowed backstage. The assistant MUST buy a trainer/assistant ticket, which is good for general admission and back stage access.
Competitor Prep Area
Light weights, bands and mirrors will be backstage for use in preparing to go on stage. Competitors are welcome to bring their own equipment and mirrors as well.
Stage Photography Coverage
The photo order form lays out the details for stage photo coverage. Those who preorder have a lot more photos taken of them. To order, competitors should print and hand in a completed form at check-ins/polygraph.
Video Recording Policy
Competitors and friends/family are welcome to bring recording devices
Spray Tanning & Make-up Services
Contact Maryann (BeachBumTanz.com) at 215-962-2815 or email BeachBumTanz@aol.com for details and to schedule an appointment for spray tanning and/or make-up services.
*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