OCB Battle on the Beach (Pro Qualifier*)
Please print a contest flyer and hang at the gym you go to.
Saturday October 20, 2018
Erie Meyer Civic Center, 1930 West 2nd Street, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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 12 General Admission $10, Assistant (general admission plus backstage access): $50 (only applicable to those helping a competitor prepare back stage). One assistant max per competitor is permitted.
Entry Fees & Deadlines
If entry is received by September 29th: Entry $79 (entry fee includes a digital video of the event). Entry fee for each additional class $49. After September 29th, an additional late entry fee of $50 applies. October 14, 2018 is the last day entries will be accepted, unless otherwise approved.
Bikini: Novice, Age 40+, Open, Ms. Alabama
Figure: Novice, Age 40+, Open, Ms. Alabama
Men’s Physique: Physically Challenged, Teen, Novice, Age 40+, Open, Mr. Alabama
Men’s Classic Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open, Mr. Alabama
Men’s Bodybuilding: Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open, Mr. Alabama
Women’s Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open, Mr. Alabama
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).
MR./MS. ALABAMA DIVISIONS: The Mr./Ms. Alabama divisions are open to Alabama residents only. All other divisions are open to everyone.
When more than one class in a division, classes are formed by dividing competitors evenly by height.
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.
The top 5 in each class will receive awards.
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 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.
Event check-ins can be done anytime between 9:00 AM and 6:30 PM on Friday October 19th at the Hampton Inn, 1701 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL.
Polygraph testing will be by appointment between 9:00 AM and 6:30 PM Friday October 19th at the Holiday Inn Express, 160 W Commerce Ave, Gulf Shores, AL (right next door to the Hampton Inn that check-ins are being done at). Schedule an appointment for polygraph testing. The polygraph fee is $50 and is payable in cash only 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 6 weeks. View the upcoming schedule of events.
House music will be used for Bikini, Figure, and Men's Physique stage walks. Competitors in Men's Bodybuilding, Men's Classic Physique, and Women’s Physique will supply music for their routines on a CD at check-ins. NO profanity or inappropriate music will be allowed. Thank you for your adherence as this is a family event.
Host hotel: Hampton Inn, 1701 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542. (251) 975-9000. Mention "OCB" for the nightly group rate of $79.
Alternate hotel: Holiday Inn Express, 160 W Commerce Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, (251) 948-6191. Mention "OCB" for the nightly group rate of $79. It's recommended to book prior to 3 weeks before the event - after then rooms and rates are subject to availability.
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.
9:30 AM the day of the event in the auditorium.
Stage Photography Coverage
Stage photography services will be available from Michal Brewer of Nvision Photography. For details, visit nvisionatl.com
Video Recording Policy
The event will be videotaped by delberttuckerphotography.com, and copies will be available to competitors afterwards. Competitors and friends/family are welcome to bring recording devices as well.
Spray Tanning Services
Spray tanning services will be available from Spray Tans By Maggie & Company. For details, and to book appointments, visit SprayTansByMaggie.com.
Hair & Make-Up Services
Hair & Make-up services will be available from the Silhouette Salon & Day Spa. For details, call (251) 943-3624
Any questions about the event can be directed to the show promoter at firstname.lastname@example.org