OCB Nationals (Pro Qualifier)
Please print a contest flyer and hang at the gym you go to.
Qualifying for this event at another OCB show is NOT necessary for 2017.
Saturday October 28, 2017
Wise High Performing Arts Center, 12650 Brooke Ln, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
10:30 AM (event will run straight through with a 30-minute intermission after group comparisons and before individual presentations/awards).
Adult General Admission $39, Under Age 12 General Admission $10, Assistant (general admission plus backstage access): $55 (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 October 8th: Entry $79. Entry fee for each additional class $59. After October 8th an additional late entry fee of $50 applies. Tuesday October 24, 2017 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, Age 40+, 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 custom awards.
Qualifying for this event at another OCB show is NOT necessary for 2017. All competitors are required to be current members of OCB to participate in this event. If needing to obtain the annual membership please register before October 21st. 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 October 26th 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM and Friday October 27th 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the host hotel,Holiday Inn Express, 9101 Basil Ct, Largo, MD. The exact room number will be emailed to competitors the night before testing begins. To schedule an appointment visit: http://www.scheduly.com/pages/c/businessPage.aspx?sID=12343. Note you must select October 26th or 27th on the calendar for it to show times available and that there is a scroll bar on the right to pan down the list to see all appointment times available (some cell phones may not show the scroll bar). 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 so will be valid for the OCB show in Pittsburgh, PA on November 4th and the OCB show in Richmond, VA on December 2nd.
All competitors can supply their own music for their individual presentation, or can request house music be used instead.
Holiday Inn Express, 9101 Basil Ct, Largo, MD. For reservations call (800) Holiday and mention group code 'OCB Fitness' for a nightly rate of $124. It's recommended to reserve by September 26th.
Order of Events
10:30 AM group comparisons for Men’s Bodybuilding Novice, Age 60+, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open followed by Men’s Classic Physique Novice, Age 40+, Open, and then Men’s Physique Novice, Age 40+, Open, Women’s Physique Novice, Age 40+, Open followed by Figure Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open, and then Bikini 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.
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. 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 preorder 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
Available from Body Beautiful Bronzing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 602-777-1017 for details and to schedule an appointment.
Hair & Make-Up Services
Contact Shawna Pringle for details and to schedule. email@example.com, Shawna Pringle on Facebook, or ShawnaPringle.com.
Additional General Show Information
View additional show details and instructions
Vendor Information (for companies interested in having booths in the lobby)
Vendor Space Reservation Form (PDF version)
Vendor Space Reservation Form (Microsoft Word version)