OCB Ripped Tide Natural Saturday February 23rd

OCB Ripped Tide Natural

Event Info


OCB Ripped Tide Natural (Pro Qualifier)

Show Boat Convention Center - 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401


Date

Saturday February 23, 2019


Location

Show Boat Convention Center - 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401rnrnrn


Time

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


Tickets

Adult General Admission $40, Under Age 12 General Admission $10, 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 December 1, 2018: Pay for 1st class and crossover into a second class FREE! If entry is received by January 23rd: Entry $69. After January 23rd, entry fee for each additional class $50 applies. Monday February 18, 2019 is the last day entries will be accepted.


Division Offerings

Bikini: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open
Figure: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open
Men’s Physique: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open
Men’s Classic Physique: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open
Men’s Bodybuilding: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open
Women’s Physique: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open

DEBUT ELIGIBILITY: First competition ever. Competitors cannot have ever competed in any category with any organization.
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.


Division Crossovers

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.


Category Crossovers

Participants cannot compete in more than one category at any given contest. Crossovers are not allowed between Bikini, Figure, and Women's Physique, or between Men's Physique, Men's Bodybuilding, and Men's Classic Physique.


Awards

The top 5 in each class will receive sculptured awards. Novice winners will receive cups and Open winners will receive swords.


Eligibility

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.


Check-Ins/Polygraph Screenings

POLYGRAPHS: By appointment Thursday, February 21st 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM and Friday, February 22nd 9:00 AM to &:00 PM at the host hotel. A link for scheduling appointments will be added here soon. 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. View the upcoming schedule of events. ATHLETE CHECK IN: Athlete check-in will take place on Friday, February 22nd from 2:00PM-7:00PM


Music

House music will be supplied for bikini, figure, and men's physique. Men's Bodybuilding, Classic Physique, and women's Physique can supply their own music for their individual presentations, or can request house music be used instead. Any music submitted should be and mp3 or m4a file sent as an email attachment to ia.mfitbodybuilding@gmail.com


Host Hotel

Show Boat Convention Center - 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401rnRoom Group Rate : $149/night-Single + Double rooms available *Group Code – OCB19rnGroup Link - http://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?groupID=2387240&hotelID=104218rn


Roster/Classes

A roster with assigned competitor numbers and class breakdowns will be emailed to competitors the Wednesday before the show.


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 Services

Stage photography will be available by Doug Swaim. You may purchase a package at check-in or pre-order by emailing Doug at info@nfphotography.com


Video Policy

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


Spray Tanning Services

Spray tanning services will be available from Body Beautiful Bronzing. For details, and to book appointments, email beautifulbronzing@gmail.com or call (602) 777-1017.


Hair & Make-Up Services

TBA


Order of Events

10:30 AM group comparisons for Men’s Bodybuilding Debut, Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open followed by Men’s Classic Physique Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open, and then Men’s Physique Deut Novice, Age 40+, Open, then Women’s Physique Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open followed by Figure Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open, and then Bikini Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open. There will be a 30-minute intermission then individual presentations will be performed in sequential order in the same category order as group comparisons, followed by awards presentations.


Contact info

ia.mfitbodybuilding@gmail.com