OCB Bay Area Championships

AUGUST 24, 2024 - SAN LEANDRO, CA

OCB Bay Area Championships (Pro Qualifier*)

OCB pro qualifier when minimum entries are met in the Open and Masters 35+/40+ age divisions.

Date

Saturday, August 24, 2024

Location

San Leandro Arts Center
2200 Bancroft Ave
San Leandro, CA 94577

Time and Format

Doors will open for the public at 930am. Show will start at 10am with a 15 min intermission after individual and group comparisons. After intermission, we will proceed with awards for each category.

Tickets

General Admission: $40 (*kids under 12 years old $15)
General Admission + Backstage Coaches Pass $100
VIP Reserved Seating:$65
VIP Reserved Seating + Backstage Coaches Pass $150
(If applicable: Tickets will be available for purchase online through 08/22/2024. After then they will only be available for purchase at the door the day of the contest).

Entry Fees and Deadlines

Competitors Entry Fee $130
Add-on Division Fee $80
Entry fee(s) cutoff date will be August 10th. Any entry(s) after the cutoff date will have to pay an additional $50 per each category registered. *August 20th will be the cutoff date to register for the August 24th show.

Categories and Division Offerings

Categories being offered are Bikini, Wellness, 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.

Division Offerings:
Bikini: Debut, Novice, Age 35+(3+PQ), Age 45+, Open (5+PQ)
Wellness: Debut, Novice, Open (5+PQ), Age 35+ (3+PQ)
Figure: Debut,Novice, Age 35+ (3+PQ), Age 45+, Open (5+PQ)
Men’s Physique: Debut, Novice, Age 40+ (3+PQ), Age 50+, Open (5+PQ)
Men’s Classic Physique: Debut, Novice, Age 40+ (3+PQ), Age 50+, Open (5+PQ)
Men’s Bodybuilding: Debut, Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+ (3+PQ), Open (3+PQ)
Women’s Physique: Open (3+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.

Classes

Details about how classes will be split for divisions that will have more than one class will be determined after registration closes.

Crossover Entries (entering more than one division)

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, Wellness, Women Physique, Bodybuilding, Classic Physique & Men's Physique) at any given show.

Awards

The top 3 in each class will receive sculptured awards. All amateur competitors outside from the top 3 winners will receive custom OCB medals.

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

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 Substance 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

All competitors must check-in at the host hotel on Friday, 8/23/24. Check-in tasks consist of distributing competitor number buttons, purchasing/picking up advance tickets, turning in photo order forms (if applicable), verifying paperwork, etc. If you do not check-in, we will assume you are not competing. Check-ins are from 3-7pm ONLY.

Host Hotel

Holiday Inn & Suites
Hotel Address: Holiday Inn & Suites Oakland - Airport
77 Hegenberger Road Oakland, California 94621
Hotel Contact: (510) 638-7777
Click HERE to book a room!

Polygraph Screenings

Polygraphs will be Friday August 23rd at the host hotel. Polygraphs are by appointment only. So book now to reserve a preferred time. The polygraph fee is $60 and is payable at the time of scheduling an appointment.
To schedule: email: Veritaspolygraphservices@yahoo.com or call 949-350-3453.

Backstage Policy

One backstage coach pass (max) per competitor is allowed backstage. Your coach must purchase a backstage pass ticket, which is good for general admission and back stage access.

Competitor Prep Area

Please take extra precautions to care for the venue and keep it as clean as possible. Do NOT touch the walls and do NOT stray from protected areas. Mirrors will be available. We will provide bands to pump up. Athletes are welcome to bring their own.

Video Recording Policy

Competitors and friends/family are welcome to record from their cellphones. No professional photography equipment allowed. Bay Area Championships will have a professional photographer at the venue.

Photography Coverage

Photo forms will be available at check-in from Richard Olson elcamino@protonmail.com (206)300-2502

Spray Tanning

Shawn John. Call or Text 801-735-8584 to schedule your appointment. Cost: $160 for unlimited coats, touch-ups, and glaze. IG: @tanningnyshawnjohn
Tanning should be scheduled after your polygraph. Follow all of the skin prep instructions! Tanning will take place on Friday and Saturday at the host hotel. Other tanning vendors are NOT permitted on the premises and will be escorted out! Spray Tanning services are all available by appointment.
BOOK Tanning EARLY! Do not leave tanning for last minute.

Hair and Make-up

TBD

Contact the Promoter, Nando Montes

Any questions about the event can be directed to the show promoter at ocbpromoterbayarea@gmail.com and/or 510-309-8228

Music

Bodybuilding, Men’s Classic Physique and Women's Physique are to send their routine music mp3 file as an email attachment to ocbpromoterbayarea@gmail.com. Music must not contain any profanity. If music is not received for any competitors by August 21st, house music will be used instead if you did not send your song on time. 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. When sending music, state whether the music should start after you get set on stage, or before you come out.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued for registration and/or ticket purchases.

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