OCB Colonial Open (Pro Qualifier)
Please print a contest flyer and hang at the gym you go to.
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Crosswalk – 7575 Richmond Road, Williamsburg VA 23188
This show will have a straight-thru format. Men’s Pre-judging 10:00 a.m., followed by a brief intermission, and then men's finals. Women’s Prejudging 3:00 p.m., followed by a brief intermission, and then women's finals.
Adult General Admission (valid all day) $40. Child (ages 6-16) General Admission (valid all day) $20. Ages 5 & Under Free
Trainer/Assistant ticket: $60 (for those helping a competitor prepare backstage - one trainer max per competitor is permitted. Good all day for general admission and backstage access.
Tickets are non-refundable. Only cash will be accepted day of the event.
Entry Fees & Deadlines
If entry received by May 5th: $75. After May 19th, a $50 late fee will apply. The last day to register is June 19th. Crossover entry into additional classes is $60 per class. Walk-in entries will not be accepted the day of the event. Polygraph Exam $50 (payable to the examiner at the time of scheduling). OCB Membership must be purchased in advance by 6/19/19 at OCBonline.com. A current OCB membership number will be required at registration. All fees non-refundable.
Division Offerings & Classes
Men’s Bodybuilding: Debut, Teen, Novice, Age 60+, Age 50+, Age 40+ (PQ), Open (PQ), Physically Challenged
Men’s Physique: Debut, Teen, Novice, Age 40+ (PQ), Age 50+, Open (PQ)
Men’s Classic Physique: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Age 50+, Open (PQ)
Women’s Physique: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, (PQ), Age 50+, Open (PQ)
Figure: Debut, Novice, Age 40+(PQ), Age 50+, Open (PQ)
Bikini: Debut, Teen, Novice, Age 40+ (PQ), Open (PQ), Age 50+. Body Transformation
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).
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DEBUT ELGIBILITY: First competition ever. Competitors cannot have ever competed in any category with any organization.
Body Transformation Division
2019 OCB Colonial Open Body Transformation Division Guidelines: The Body Transformation Challenge is open to any natural contestant following OCB drug-free criteria according to OCBonline.com. Competitors are not required to enter any other bodybuilding divisions, but are eligible to crossover into other divisions. Contestants will be judged by a panel of 5 certified judges based on their submissions (see below). One male and one female champion will each be awarded $250.00. The winning trainer/coach of each athlete will be presented with a plaque and recognized along with their athlete on OCB social media. If the contestant does not have a trainer/coach, then the athlete will be featured on social media by him/herself. Men’s show begins at 10:00 a.m. and women’s show begins at 3:00 p.m. Deadline to register is 4/1/19. Photo and essay submissions are due by 6/22/19. Failure to follow contest guidelines may result in disqualification. Please see transformation instructions for entry into this contest. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN! Every contestant will receive a t-shirt, goody bag, and special award!
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 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 hold current OCB memberships 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-In times will be Friday June 28th from 19 AM to 9 PM at the host hotel, Holiday Inn Express 720 Lightfoot Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188. Polygraph screenings will be by appointment Friday June 29th from 9 AM to 9 PM, also at the host hotel, Holiday Inn Express 720 Lightfoot Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188. To schedule an appointment visit: this link to book an appointment. The polygraph fee is $50 and is payable in cash only at the time of testing. Exact change would be appreciated. Polygraph test results are valid for other amateur OCB shows that are held within 6 weeks.
All competitors can supply their own music for their 60-second individual presentation, or can request house music be used instead. Music must be emailed in mp3 format to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include your name and song title. sent by 6/19/19 or house music will be played. Music must be in MP3 format and it must NOT contain any profanity. If profane music is submitted, the promoter has the right to disqualify the athlete.
The Holiday Inn Express - 720 Lightfoot Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188. Please use this link to book a room at the group rate: CO4. Discounted rates will immediately apply. You may also make reservations at the group rate by calling (757) 220-0062. Discount code: "CO4".
*You are NOT required to stay at the host hotel. Due to this event being held during a holiday weekend in a tourist town, the pricing is higher than we generally prefer. There are several less expensive hotels/motel options in the area. It is okay if you choose to book a room elsewhere, but due to the busy holiday weekend, we advise that you book your room as soon as possible. Alternate hotels: Hampton Inn & Suites - 1880 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185 (757) 229-4900. Fairfield Inn & Suites - 1402 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185 (757) 645-3600. Park Inn by Radisson - 2007 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185 (757) 220-3888. Quality Inn & Suites - 5351 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188 (757) 645-3636.
A roster with assigned competitor numbers and class breakdowns will be emailed to competitors the Wednesday or Thursday before the show.
One assistant max per competitor is allowed backstage. A trainer/assistant ticket must be purchased, which is good for both general admission and back stage access - cost $60. It may be purchased online, at check-in or day of the show.
Competitor Prep Area
Light weights, bands and mirrors will be backstage for use in preparing to go no stage. Competitors are welcome to bring their own equipment and mirrors as well.
Stage Photography Coverage
Photos by Never Forgotten Photography, You can reach Doug Swaim at www.nfphotography.com, or (301) 481-2873.Please click on the following link to download a photo form and bring it with you to check-in. You may also pick up a form at check-in. LINK: this link
Video Recording Policy
Competitors and friend/family are welcome to bring recording devices.
Spray Tanning, Hair, and Make-Up Services
Spray tanning, Hair, and/or Make-Up services are available from Beauty by Fargo. For details or to schedule appointment, contact Ashley Marie at email@example.com
Social Media & Staying Connected
Follow us on Instagram @ocbcolonialopen and Like us on Facebook "OCB Colonial Open 2019."
Sponsorship & Vendor Space
For sponsorship options and payment information, please email Marjorie at Marjorie@OCBonline.com or click here Sponsorship Levels
Tanning, Hair, & Make-up
Hair, Make-up & Spray tanning services are available from Beauty by Fargo. For details or to schedule appointment, contact Ashley Marie at firstname.lastname@example.org. Athletes must pay in advance in order to book their appointments. Tanning will take place at the host hotel on Friday. Touch-ups on Saturday at the venue.
There will NOT be a competitor meeting on the day of the show. An email will be sent to all competitors during peak week with a roster and specifics regarding the event.