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OCB Big Apple PRO/AM – Athlete Registration

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Venue

LIU – Brooklyn

Kumble Theater

1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 1120

 

Date/Time

Saturday August 3, 2019

Prejudge – 10:00am. This Event is Live Judged (event will run straight through with a 30 minute intermission after group comparisons and before individual presentations/awards)

 

Awards

Amateur: Top five in each division will receive awards.  OCB Nationals and OCB Pro qualifier.

 

Amateur Division Offerings

Division offerings:

Men’s Bodybuilding: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Age 50+, Open, Armed Forces / First Responder, Junior, Teen, Challenged

Men’s Classic Physique: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Age 50+, Open, Armed Forces / First Responder, Junior, Teen, Challenged

Men’s Physique: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Age 50+, Open, Armed Forces / First Responder, Junior, Teen, Challenged

Figure: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Age 50+, Open, Armed Forces / First Responder, Junior, Teen, Challenged

Bikini: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Age 50+, Open, Armed Forces / First Responder, Junior, Teen, Challenged

Women’s Physique: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Age 50+, Open, Armed Forces / First Responder, Junior, Teen, Challenged

  • Debut: First competition ever. Competitors cannot have ever competed in any category with any organization.
  • Novice: 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 where the competitor was the only one in the class.
  • Open: Open to everyone regardless of age and level of experience.
  • Age: Age as of day of contest must fall within the stipulated age range (Ex: Age 50 & Over).
  • Junior: Age 22 and under.
  • Armed Forces / First Responder: Armed Forces, current active/reserve, veteran, spouse or retiree.  First Responder: Current or retired police, firefighter, EMT.
  • Teen: Age 19 and under.
  • Challenged

 

Crossovers

A “crossover” is entering more than one division. For example, someone may enter the Figure Novice division, if eligible, and also elect to crossover into the Figure Open division and compete in it as well. Crossovers between the Figure, Bikini and Women’s Physique categories are not permitted. Crossovers between Men’s Physique and Bodybuilding are not permitted.

 

Fees

Amateur

Entry $89, Crossover Entry $60 for each additional class. Polygraph Screening $50 paid in cash only at check-ins on 8/2/2019. OCB Membership: $72.50 (if not already a current member).  A $1 service fee added to each class.

 

Entry Deadline

Tuesday 7/30/19. Entries will not be accepted after this.

 

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 event for urinalysis.  The top 3 pro winners will be required to provide a urine specimen.

 

Check-in, polygraph and tanning will all take place Friday 8/2/19 at the host hotel.

Check-In/Polygraph Test

All athletes must check-in and take their polygraph examination on Friday 8/2/2019 from 9am-8pm at the host hotel.

By appointment Friday August 2nd 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the host hotel. To schedule an appointment visit:  coming soon.

Note you must select August 2nd 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.

 


 

 

 

T-Walk

The individual presentation portion is a 60 second stage model walk. Competitors walk out to music to rear center stage and pause briefly in a stance of choice. Competitors then walk up to front center stage and perform half turns to show the front and back views of their physiques, then walk to one side of the stage and pause briefly in a stance of choice, then to the opposite side of the stage and pause briefly in a stance of choice, then to front center stage and pause briefly in a stance of choice before exiting. The individual presentation is not factored into placement scoring but does count toward consideration for Best Presentation awards when offered.  You may choose to perform less than 60 seconds.

 

Music

All competitors are to supply own 60 seconds of music for individual presentations via a digital file (ex. mp3, m4a, etc.) to be emailed to frank@franks.fitness. Music must not contain any profanity.

 

OCB Membership

All Amateur competitors are required to be current members of OCB to participate in this event. If needing to obtain the annual membership please be sure to register before 7/29/19. Membership information can be found on OCBonline.com and purchased at  OCBonline.com

All Pro competitors are required to hold a current OCB PRO membership to participate in this event. If needing to obtain the annual membership please register before 7/29/19. Memberships can be purchased on OCBonline.com.

 

Contestant meeting  

None. Complete details will be provided in an e-mail to all athletes.

 

Backstage policy  

One assistant max per competitor allowed, assistant MUST buy a trainer/assistant ticket, which is good for general admission and back stage access.

 

Pump-Up Area

Light weights, bands and mirrors will be back stage for use in pumping up before going on stage. Competitors are welcome to bring their own equipment and mirrors as well.

 

Video Policy

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

 

Professional Services Available for Purchase

Stage photography: 

Never Forgotten Photography – Doug Swaim

info@nfphotography.com

Spray Tanning:

Frank’s Fitness

Schedule your appointment here!

 

Make-up:

Louisa Meekins

410-935-8796

 

Hair:

Louisa Meekins

410-935-8796

 

Tickets

Adult General Admission $40, Minor General Admission $15, Assistant Ticket/Back Stage Pass: $60 (only applicable to those helping a competitor prepare back stage. One assistant max per competitor is permitted. Assistant tickets are good for general admission seating and back stage access).  

Tickets will be available for purchase as the door the day of the show.  Cash or Credit.

 

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Sign up here!

 

Host Hotel

TBD

 

Contact

Contact person for this event is Frank Meekins, frank@franks.fitness

 

Social Media

@OCBBigAppleproam

#bigappleproam

Additional Details

Competitors must be fully covered whenever in the theatre seating area. Exposed body area that can allow tanning agent to stain seating cloth is to be avoided.

Please show respect for the venue and promoters by taking care to keep on paper/plastic protected areas for tanning, oiling, and pumping up. Do not stray beyond protected areas.

Alcohol is not permitted on the premises.

Competitors will have two number buttons – one to be worn front left, other rear center, to help judges keep track of individuals during scoring.

If the head judge calls your number asking you to switch places on stage with another competitor during group comparisons, raise your hands so each person knows where they need to go.

Be sure to review the guidelines on OCBonline.com for your category prior to the event and view the poses that will be called during group comparisons, as well a description of the path that is to be followed for the stage walks.

Competitors must show their competitor number buttons to event staff in order to gain access to the back stage and auditorium areas.

There will be expediters back stage who will be advising competitors when they should be getting ready and when they should be getting lined up to go out on stage.

For group comparisons, competitors will line up near the front of the stage where a line of tape will be.

There will be large X’s on the stage to mark where pausing points should be for stage walks. There will be one on rear stage center, one on front stage left, one on front stage center, and one on front stage right. These marks are positioned to be where the best lighting is. Tip: When doing walks face inward toward the middle of the audience at the side X’s so the crowd and photographer gets a better view of your physique.

The facility will be accessible any time after 8:30 AM the day of the show. It’s recommended competitors arrive no later than 30 minutes before the show’s start time to allow enough time to get familiarized with the building layout and be ready before the start time.

Polygraph testing and check-in tasks will both be done at the appointment time you scheduled. The check-in tasks will consist of distributing competitor number buttons, any admission tickets purchased in advance, verifying current OCB memberships, and turning in photo order forms (if applicable).

For awards presentations there will be numbers 1 through 5 taped to the stage floor. They represent placements. When a competitor is announced as winning “X” place, they should move to where that number is on the floor to receive their trophy. Trophies should be placed on the floor in front of competitors so they are not being held when a photo opportunity group pose is requested after all placements have been awarded for the class. For divisions that have more than one class, class winners should stay close after receiving their award because they will be called out with the other class winners for judging to determine division overall winners.

Winners of OCB Pro qualifying placements should stay close after going off stage for urine specimen collections.

If anyone is found backstage who isn’t a competitor, and who does not have a Trainer/Assistant’s ticket, they will be escorted out of the building, will not be allowed to re-enter, and the competitor they were assisting will be disqualified from the contest.

 

 

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