OCB Franco Classic Saturday September 29th

OCB Franco Classic

Event Info


OCB Franco Classic (Pro Qualifier)


Date

Saturday September 29, 2018


Location

Performance Arts Center at Upper Dublin High School, 800 Loch Alsh Avenue, Fort Washington, PA 19034


Time

10:30 AM (event will run straight through with a 45-minute intermission after group comparisons and before individual presentations/awards).


Tickets

Adult General Admission $40, Under Age 18 General Admission $20, Assistant (general admission plus backstage access): $60 (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 14th: Entry $69. Entry fee for each additional class $49. After September 14th an additional late entry fee of $40 applies. September 20th is the last day entries will be accepted.


Division Offerings

Men’s Bodybuilding: Juniors, Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open – Men’s Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open - Men's Classic Physique: Novice, Open - Women’s Physique: Open - Figure: Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open – Bikini: Novice, Age 40+, Open

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).


Classes

When more than one class in a division, classes are formed by dividing competitors evenly by height. (Class breakdowns and the order of events will be supplied to competitors approximately a week before the event).


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

The top 5 in each class will receive awards.


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.


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

Check-ins Friday 9/28 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM only. Polygraph testing by appointment Thursday 9/27 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM and Friday 9/28 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the host hotel, Days Inn Horsham/Philadelphia, 245 Easton Rd, Horsham, PA. To schedule an appointment visit: https://calendly.com/polygraph/franco/. The polygraph fee is $50 and is payable at the time of booking an appointment. Fees are non-refundable. Polygraph test results are valid for other amateur OCB shows that are held within 6 weeks. View the upcoming schedule of events.


Music

Figure, Bikini and Men's Physique stage walks will be done to house music. Bodybuilding, Men's Classic Physique, and Women's Physique competitors are to supply their own music for their 60-second routines. Music must not contain any profanity. Email music files (such as mp3 or m4a, for example) to fitfranco@verizon.net by Thursday 9/27.


Host Hotel

Days Inn Horsham/Philadelphia, 245 Easton Rd, Horsham, PA 19044. For reservations call (215) 674-2500 and mention group "Team Franco Block" for a nightly rate of $79 if booked by September 14th.


Contestant Meeting

Saturday 09/29 at 9:45 AM in the venue's auditorium.


Backstage Policy

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.


Stage Photography Coverage

The photo order form lays out the details for stage photo coverage. Those who pre-order have a lot more photos taken of them. To order, competitors should print and hand in a completed form at check-ins/polygraph.


Video Recording Policy

Competitors and friends/family are welcome to bring recording devices.


Spray Tanning Services

Contact Maryann (BeachBumTanz.com) at 215-962-2815 or email BeachBumTanz@aol.com for details and to schedule an appointment.


Hair Services

For details, contact Amber at amberrlitzinger@gmail.com


Contact

fitfranco@verizon.net