OCB Michigan Natural
SEPTEMBER 14, 2024 - GRAND RAPIDS, MI
OCB Michigan Natural (Pro Qualifier*)
Pro cards will be awarded when minimum entries are met in the Open (5) and Masters Age Classes (3). ***OFFERING THE GLAMOUR CLASS***, This class is offered within the Bikini and the Wellness categories
September 14, 2024
East Grand Rapids High School
Performing Arts Center
2211 Lake Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Time & Format
Men’s Show 12:00PM
Women’s Show 2:30PM - Approximately
*Straight through format for both shows-Group comparisons, individual routines awards at the end
*A competitor meeting will take place on-stage at 11:20am for last minute questions, posing locations and stage entrance.
All athletes are required to check in at the host hotel between 4-6pm on Friday September 13th.
The location will take place within the conference room at the Host Hotel.
This meeting is where final check in’s will take place and competitor buttons, shirts, free products from our sponsors etc will be received.
Adult General Admission $50, Under Age 12 General Admission $20, Coach or Assistant (backstage access): $100 (only applicable to those helping a competitor prepare back stage). One assistant max per competitor is permitted.
Entry Fees & Deadlines
If entry is received before August 3rd: then the registration fee is $109 for the first entry. Entry fee for each additional class is $60. After August 3rd. an additional late entry fee of $50 applies. September 11th is the last day entries will be accepted. (Additional classes may be added at the athlete check-in)
Categories being offered are Women’s: Glamour, Bikini, Figure, Wellness, Physique and Men’s: Bodybuilding, Physique, Classic Physique. Competitors may not participate in more than one category at a show (Exception – Glamour/Bikini)rn**Glamour** Note this category is not eligible for a Pro Card.
Amateur Division Offerings
Bikini: Debut, Teen, Novice, Age 35+ (PQ), Age 50+, Open,(PQ), Glamour
Women’s Wellness: Debut, Teen, Novice, Age 35+ (PQ), Open (PQ), Glamour
Figure: Debut, Teen, Novice, Age 35+ (PQ), Open (PQ)
Women’s Physique: Debut, Teen, Novice, Age 35+ (PQ), Open (PQ)
Men’s Physique: Debut, Teen, Novice, Age 40+ (PQ), Open (PQ)
Men’s Classic Physique: Debut, Teen, Novice, Age 40+ (PQ), Open (PQ)
Men’s Bodybuilding: Debut, Teen, Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+ (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.
**SPECIAL GLAMOUR DIVISION** Glamour** Note this division is not eligible for a Pro Card.
Glamour Guidelines: This special division will consist of Theme Wear: Creative and glamourous costume resembling the look of a Vegas showgirl. Judging criteria will be focused on theme wear costume design, marketability, physique, stage presence, poise, and confidence. There will be group comparisons with a front and back pose.
When more than one class in a division, classes are formed by dividing competitors evenly by height. Classes will be split into multiple classes when more than 8 competitors are registered in a class. Classes will be added continuously so no more than 7 competitors will be in a class.
Entering More than One Division (Crossover Entries)
A crossover entry is entering more than one division within a category. For example, someone may enter the Novice division, if eligible, and also 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. Awards to include medals for 4th & 5th place as well as Debut & Novice and other trophies or swords to 1st and 2nd, more details to come.
Tiara’s will be presented to the overall winner in open class for all women’s categories
OCB Pro Cards will be awarded in Open (minimum 5 athletes) and Masters classes (minimum 3).
OCB Pro Card status will be awarded to overall division winners of Women's Physique Open, Figure & Bikini Open.
OCB MASTERS PRO Card status will be presented to 1st Place winners of: Women's Physique 35+, Figure 35+ and Bikini 35+.
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
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 http://www.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 http://ocbonline.com/banned-list
Banned Substances Screening Methods
All competitors are required to be polygraph tested prior to competing. In addition, all OCB overall winners in the open and masters classes are required to provide a urine specimen immediately after the conclusion of the event for urinalysis.
Click HERE to schedule your polygraph exam. - LINK COMING SOON
Polygraph by appointment only and conducted at the host Hotel on Friday 10/13/24.
The polygraph fee is $60 and is payable in cash only at the time of testing. Exact change would be appreciated. Polygraph results are valid for other OCB shows held within three weeks.
All athletes are required to check in at the host hotel between 4-6pm on Friday September 13th. The location will take place within the conference room at the Host Hotel. This meeting is where final check in’s will take place and competitor buttons, shirts, free products from our sponsors etc will be received.
House Music will be played for all categories with the exception of the Women’s Physique and Men’s Bodybuilding Routines.rnPlease send the music mp3 or m4a file as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. rnMusic must not to contain any profanity. If music is not received for any competitor by September 11th, 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 would just be faded out after the stage walk is finished. When sending music state whether the music should start after you get set on stage, or before you come out.
Holiday Inn Grand Rapids – Airport
3063 Lake Eastbrook Grand Rapids, MI 49512
For reservations call the Holiday Inn and mention Michigan OCB contest: 616-285-7600. It’s recommended to make reservations as soon as possible as the hotel will release any unreserved rooms for general sale and, in the hotel’s discretion, will accept reservations at the group rate on a space and rate available basis. Click HERE to book a room!
One assistant max per competitor is allowed backstage. The assistant must purchase a trainer/assistant ticket, which is good for general admission and backstage 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
Stage photo coverage services will be available from Magic Dreams Productions (Matty Jacobsen). Order forms with details about coverage will be available at show check-ins. For pre-bookings, email email@example.com
Video Recording Policy
Competitors and friends/family are welcome to bring cell phones for recording, however NO professional cameras are allowed in the venue.
Spray Tanning Services
Spray tanning services will be available from OnStage Beauty
For details, and to book appointments: Click HERE for tanning!
586-292-5161 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hair & Make-Up Services
Hair & make-up services will be available from OnStage Beauty
For details, and to book appointments: www.OnStagebeauty.com
586-292-5161 | email@example.com
Any questions about the event can be directed to the show promoter at firstname.lastname@example.org