OCB Battle of the Godz Pro/Am (Pro Qualifier)
(For Pro division registration go to: Pro Show Info)
Saturday November 17, 2018
Cranston High School East, 899 Park Ave, Cranston RI, 02910
10:00 AM (event will run straight through with a short intermission after group comparisons and before individual presentations/awards).
Adult General Admission $40, Senior/Military $20, 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 11/4: Entry $69. Entry fee for each additional class $49. After 11/4 an additional late entry fee of $50 applies. November 13th is the last day entries will be accepted.
Bikini: Novice, Age 40+, Open
Figure: Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open
Men’s Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open
Men’s Classic Physique: Novice, Open
Men’s Bodybuilding: Novice, Age 60+, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open
Women’s Physique: 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).
When more than one class in a division, classes are formed by dividing competitors evenly by height.
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 be current members of OCB to participate in this event. If needing to obtain the annual membership, 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 testing.
By appointment Thursday November 15 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM and Friday November 16 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM at the host hotel, Sheraton Providence Airport, 1850 post road Warwick RI, 02886. To schedule an appointment visit: https://calendly.com/peakedp/ocb-battle-of-the-gods/11-15-2018". The polygraph fee is $50 and is payable in cash only at the time of testing. Exact change would be appreciated. Polygraph results are valid for other OCB shows held within six weeks.
Holiday Inn Express, 901 Jefferson Blvd. Worwick RI. Guests can call the hotel directly at (401) 736-5000 and mention the Battle of the Godz to receive the discounted rate of $109.00. For those who would like to reserve their guest room online, they can do so at www.hiexpress.com using the Group Code ‘BOG’. The Holiday Inn also has free breakfast and local Shuttle Service to include to/from the Providence Airport for those of you flying in for the show. Please book early as the block is limited to 30 rooms.
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 show photographer will be Michael Platts, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Video Recording Policy
Competitors and friends/family are welcome to bring recording devices.
Spray Tanning Services
Available from Elite Bronzing, contact MB@email@example.com to schedule an appointment.
Hair & Make-Up Services
For information about hair & make-up services, and to book, contact Stephanie DeNicola of Flawless Fitness at (914) 879-6359 or flawlessfitness22@Gmail.com
House music be used for bikini, figure and men’s physique. Women physique, bodybuilding and classic physique my use house music or provide your own. Please email a file with your music selection and any additional instructions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Order of Events (NOTE BELOW THIS IS A MIXED FORMAT READ INSTRUCTIONS BELOW)
10:00 AM group comparisons for Men’s Bodybuilding Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open followed by Men’s Classic Physique Novice, Open and women physique novice, 40+ and open. We will then do posing and awards for men’s bodybuilding and classic physique. Pro Masters will start immediately after men bodybuilding and classic physique; bodybuilding, figure and bikini followed by Pro stage walks and awards. Men’s Physique will start immediately after master’s pros; Novice, Age 40+, Open, followed by Figure Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open. We will then go into stage walks and awards. Bikini will start immediately after men physique and figure; Novice, Age 40+, Open followed by stage walks and awards presentations.
A roster with assigned competitor numbers and class breakdowns will be emailed to competitors the Wednesday or Thursday before the show.
Please review the guidelines for the OCB at OCBonline.com. It is also recommended that coaches and athletes take the time to review the photos of past shows to see how the criteria for each division is applied. It is the combination of the criteria and the application that will help you best prepare your physique for the competition.