OCB Best of the 'Burgh (Pro Qualifier)
This registration information is for the Pro Masters Age 40+ Physique division. For details on the amateur portion of this event, visit the amateur registration page.
Please print a contest flyer and hang at the gym you go to.
Boyce Middle School, 1500 Boyce Road, Upper St. Clair, PA 15241
Date & Time
Saturday April 28, 2018 - 11:00 am. Held in conjunction with the amateur OCB Best of the 'Burgh contest - Body Transformers will compete first followed by Pro Men’s Masters 40+ Physique Pre-judging, Finals & Awards. The Amateur event will then begin and run straight through with a 30 minute intermission after group comparisons and before individual presentations & awards. The Prejudging portion of the event will consist of group comparisons in every division. The Finals portion of the event will consist of Body Transformers reading their essays, Bodybuilding & Physique routines and Figure & Bikini Stage Walks. The awards ceremony & overall division competitions will follow.
Men’s Pro Masters Age 40+ Physique - must be age 40 or over and meet one of the eligibility criteria in the Pro Guidelines on OCBonline.com.
Contest Check-Ins/Polygraph Tests
At the contest hotel in the lobby Meeting Room on Friday, April 27th, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm where polygraph testing will also take place. To schedule an appointment time, visit https://calendly.com/peakedp/ocb-best-of-the-burgh/04-20-2018 Height’s will be checked and Men’s Open Bodybuilders will weigh in. *Teen and Masters Contestants must present Driver’s License or valid ID as proof of age. Contestant numbers, goody bags and tee shirts will be given out at this time. *Please see Drug Testing below.
Music / Individual Routines & Stage Walks
Competitors are to supply their own music for finals performance by emailing an Mp3 format copy of music to DJ Tyler: Tfoister01@gmail.com by 4/22/18. He can also be reached at 412-294-2913 for any questions. NO PROFANITY. Props allowed. Routine length should be 60 seconds. (No more than 90 secs.) Please include your full name, cell phone number and what divisions you are competing in when emailing DJ Tyler your music.
Contest Day Check-In
Saturday, April 28, 8:30 am to 10:00 am at the contest venue, Boyce Middle School. If any competitors do not report for check-in prior to 10:00 am they will be scratched from the show.
Mandatory Contestant Meeting: 10:00 am at the contest venue, Boyce Middle School.
Fees & Deadlines
If entry is received by April 18th: Entry $150. After April 18th an additional late entry fee of $50 applies to everyone. Monday, April 23rd is the last day entries will be accepted. *Please note that all entry fees are non-transferrable and non-refundable.
OCB Pro Membership Fee: $109 Must be obtained prior to the contest at ocbonline.com
Polygraph Testing Fee: $50 cash only please payable directly to the examiner at the time of testing. ***Link to be posted soon for polygraph appointment scheduling. (Please read details below under “Drug Testing”).
Cash Awards for top 3 placements in: 1st Place- $1000, 2nd Place- $600 & 3rd Place- $400.
Please see the Banned Substances list on ocbonline.com. Polygraph testing is required for all competitors. Polygraph fee is $50 payable in cash or money order to the polygraph examiner at the time of testing. Photo identification is required. It is the competitor’s responsibility to ensure they are polygraph tested for the event. If any competitors are not polygraph tested for the event they are ineligible for competition. Results from recent polygraph exams performed by other OCB affiliate natural organizations will accepted for OCB pro contests within a strict two week period. *HOWEVER PLEASE NOTE that you must present proof of your passed polygraph to the promoter via email by Monday, 4/23/18 at firstname.lastname@example.org. It is the competitor’s responsibility to show proof of a passed polygraph test by 4/23/18. All competitors are subject to additional forms of testing, if requested, at the discretion and expense of the promoter. Polygraph testing will take place on Friday 04/27/2018 at the host hotel 1:00 to 9:00 and Saturday 04/28/2018 at 8:30 am at the contest venue. Please make your polygraph appointment as soon as the scheduling link is posted here soon.
Urine (sample collection) testing is required for the top 3 place winners immediately following the award ceremony. Please have your current driver’s license with you for testing ID. Any cash-winning placement winners that do not produce a urine sample with our medical staff before leaving the contest venue will be subject to disqualification No Exceptions! (Urine testing is done at the OCB's expense)
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: Trainers tickets are nontransferable and nonrefundable – NO EXCEPTIONS!
Tickets will be sold at the door for general seating and are nontransferable & nonrefundable. Cash is encouraged, no checks will be accepted. Please tell your family and friends. Online Advance Ticket sales will close on Monday, 4/23/18
Adult General Admission: $40.00
Child Admission: (under age 12) $10.00
Trainers Ticket: $50.00 Good for back stage access entrance and audience admission.
Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe, 1000 Corporate Drive, Canonsburg, PA, Reservations can be made by calling the Hilton Garden Inn directly at 724-743-5000 or online with this booking link: http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/P/PITSPGI-OCD-20180427/index.jhtml. If calling, ask for the OCB Best of the Burgh Group Rate of $109.00 per night. Please try to book your room on or before 04/27/2018 to receive the group rate. All rooms are equipped with a refrigerator and microwave.
Professional Contest Photography
Professional competition photography will be provided by Joseph Hadinata. Please contact Joseph for his competition package rates and register for his professional photography services prior to the competition at email@example.com. Individual photo shoots are also available Friday, Saturday & Sunday. NO personal photography permitted in the first 5 rows of the auditorium. NO other professional photography permitted at the competition.
Professional Contest Tanning
Professional competition tanning is strongly suggested and will be provided by Competition Tanning Expert, Sarah Rubino of BRONZE BEAUTY TAN at the contest hotel on Friday, April 27th and Saturday morning before the competition at the venue. To contact for appointment times, pricing & details call Sarah @412-301-5455 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hair Stylist and Professional Makeup
These Services will be provided by JVU’s Hair Studio at the contest hotel on Friday, April 27th and Saturday morning before the competition at the venue. Please call Jenn Vu at 412-443-9867 to set up an appointment.
None of the above services can deter you from the mandatory Saturday contest check in, the mandatory contestant meeting before prejudging OR prejudging competition! Please Plan accordingly.
If you need assistance with coaching for your contest preparations please contact:
Stasi Longo, Owner~ Sonshine Fitness, Certified Professional Trainer & Physique Coach, Competition Promoter & Head Judge, sonshinefitness.com, Gym~ 724-942-BFIT/Cell~ 412-551-6836 ***Pre contest training/coaching discounts available for contest entrants.
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