OCB Battle of the Great Lakes Naturals

AUGUST 24, 2024 - CLEVELAND, OH

OCB Battle of the Great Lakes Naturals

This event is an OCB pro qualifier. Click here to download a copy of the event flyer: HERE and hang at the gym you go to.
MILITARY/1ST RESPONDERS AND SPOUSES: FULL SPONSORSHIP DEADLINE May 1, 2024: Men and women who are eligible can apply for a full sponsorship which includes: registration to Open or Masters and the Showcase, 2 spectator tickets, polygraph, tanning, stage photos, and hair/makeup. Email the promoter @ocbclevelandkim@gmail.com For an application. Deadline To apply is May 1st. (Open to all Military branches, active or retired, Police, Fire, EMT and spouses) 1 man and 1 woman will be chosen. If selected any fees above, already paid will be refunded.

Date

Saturday, August 24, 2024

Location

Thomas Harvey High School 200 W. Walnut St. Painesville OH 44077

Time

10:30 a.m. (event will run straight through with a 30-minute intermission after group comparisons and before individual presentations/awards).

Tickets

All Day General Admission $45
Coach/Backstage Pass (also good for All Day General Admission) $65
Children Ages 6-12: $10. Children age 5 and under are FREE.

*SPECIAL* MILITARY, FIRE/RESCUE, POLICE, EMT DISCOUNTED PRICE: $40 (ID will be required at will call)

Tickets will be available for purchase online through 8/21/24. After then they will only be available for purchase at the door the day of the contest, CASH PREFERRED, but Venmo/Cash App will be available with a service fee).

Entry Fees & Deadlines

EARLY REGISTRATION is $90 and crossovers are an additional $60. After July 24, 2024, a late fee of $60 will apply to all registrations. August 18, 2024 is the last day to register, no exceptions.
**All fees are NON-REFUNDABLE**
*A current OCB Membership is required before check in.

Divisions & Class Offerings

Bikini: Novice, Age 35+, Open, Military/1st Responders Showcase

Wellness: Novice, Open, Age 35+, Military/1st Responders Showcase

Figure: Novice, Age 35+, 50+, Open, Military/1st Responders Showcase

Women's Physique: Novice, Age 35+, Open, Military/1st Responders Showcase

Men's Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open, Military/1st Responders Showcase

Men's Classic Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open, Military/1st Responders Showcase

Men's Bodybuilding: Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open, Military/1st Responders Showcase

MILITARY/1ST RESPONDERS DIVISION: If you are a military, fire, EMT, police, or other 1st responder, Active Duty or Retired, or the spouse of, you are eligible to enter this division. This will be a special showcase featured AFTER regular prejudging.
**Registration to the Military/1st Responder Showcase comes with 1 Free spectator ticket automatically.

FULL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Men and women who are eligible can apply for a full sponsorship which includes: registration to Open or Masters and the Showcase, 2 spectator tickets, polygraph, tanning, stage photos, and hair/makeup. Email the promoter @ocbclevelandkim@gmail.com For an application. Deadline To apply is May 1st. (Open to all Military branches, active or retired, Police, Fire, EMT) 1 man and 1 woman will be chosen. If selected any fees above, already paid will be refunded.

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 elect to cross over 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

Top 5 in all Classes and Categories
Special gifts for New Pro Winners
Special Military showcase commemorative awards
Sportsmanship Awards 1 man, 1 woman

Eligibility

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. Purchase a Membership.

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.

Check-Ins/Polygraph Screenings

Athletes must report to the host hotel to check-in for the contest and take a polygraph exam. Check-ins and polygraph testing will take place TBD at the host hotel. The polygraph exam is $60 and is payable at the time of testing. Exact change would be appreciated. Please try to schedule your polygraph appointment so it's before your spray tanning appointment if doing both the same day. Polygraph test results are valid for other amateur OCB shows that are held within 3 weeks. View the upcoming schedule of events.

Routines

Due to the size of the Cleveland show ONLY BODYBUILDING, CLASSIC PHYSIQUE AND WOMEN'S PHYSIQUE MAY BRING A FLASH DRIVE WITH THEIR OWN MUSIC to be given directly to the DJ, 30-45 seconds for individual routine. All other athletes will be using House music provided by our dj. Everyone will have up to 30 seconds. We recommend the "I" Walk format.

Host Hotel

Residence Inn Cleveland Mentor
5660 Emerald Court Mentor, Ohio 44060
Click HERE to book a room!

Roster/Classes

A roster with assigned competitor numbers and class breakdowns will be emailed to competitors the Wednesday or Thursday before the show.

Backstage Policy

ONE (1) assistant/trainer per competitor allowed- NO EXCEPTIONS! Every assistant/trainer MUST buy a Trainers Ticket which is good for General Admission and back stage access. *Please Note: Trainer tickets are non transferable and non refundable

Competitor Prep Area

Light weights, bands and mirrors will be backstage for use in preparing to go to the stage. Competitors are welcome to bring their own equipment and mirrors as well.

Stage Photography Coverage

Competitors interested in professional stage photos should pre-order. Drew Graham is the area’s premier fitness photographer. Based out of Youngstown, Ohio, he has had competitors travel from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Columbus for his shoots. He focuses on capturing competitors in the peak of their poses, when they're turned at the angle that shows them at their best. Stage photos can be ordered at check in or day of the show. Drew Also will be offering backstage photo shoots and full scale fitness shoots. Contact Drew directly for more info and to book. 330-610-6108 or andrewpaulstudios@gmail.com

Video Recording Policy

Competitors and friends/family are welcome to bring recording devices. Jonathan Nossa also takes unobstructed video of athlete routines. He can be contacted for short video and edited reels jnossa82@yahoo.com

Tanning

TBD

Hair & Make-up

TBD

Professional Services & Vendors

Please note that the companies/individuals listed above are the official service vendors for this event. They have a proven history of providing quality services in a professional manner. Beware of other companies or individuals who may attempt to unethically promote a business, claiming to be associated with the event.

Contact the Promoter

ocbclevelandkim@gmail.com

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