- OCB Albuquerque Natural
March 16, 2019
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: KiMo Theatre 423 Central Ave. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102- ALL COMPETITORS PLEASE NOTE: DREAM TAN IS NOT ALLOWED AT THIS VENUE! (If you are seen applying it at the venue, you will be disqualified from the event)
Show Times: 11am (event will run straight through with an intermission after comparisons and before presentations/awards)
Drug Tested Event: 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 these procedures and the list of banned substances, which are posted on OCBonline.com
Check-In/Polygraph Test: Each competitor is required to come to host hotel to check-in before going to polygraph appointment. You will be required to bring any paperwork and your CD for Finals at that time. No paperwork or music will be collected on Saturday. Polygraph testing will be done, Friday, 3/15 by appointment at the host hotel listed below. All contestants must be able to check-in prior to 8pm Friday 3/15 for this event.
Drug Testing: All competitors are required to be polygraph tested prior to competing. Polygraph testing is done at the host hotel the day before the event. Photo identification must be shown prior to polygraph tests. Any competitor not polygraph tested will be subject to disqualification. 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…Be sure to only select the assigned date March 15, 2019 for your polygraph test. Do not select any other date. https://screeningschedule.setmore.com If you are unable to select a time for the assigned date, contact polygraph tester at email@example.com
Membership: All competitors are required to be current members of OCB to participate in this event. Please be sure to register for your membership by 3/12/19. Membership online registration can be found on OCBonline.com. You will be emailed proof of membership and then required to show proof of membership when you come to check in for the show.
Division Offerings: Pro Classic Physique, Pro Bikini, Men’s Bodybuilding: Novice, Age 40+, 50+, Open – Women’s Bodybuilding: Age 40+, Open – Figure: Novice, Age 40+, 50+, Open – Bikini: Novice, Age 40+, 50+, Open – Men’s Physique: Novice, 40+, Open – Classic Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open- Women’s Physique: Open, Teen: 15-19yrs(any division) Teens are welcome to compete in Open class, of their chosen division, as an Additional Class/Crossover – Non-judged division- Transformation– Male and Female(although class is non-judged, there is still a fee for the division.. if it’s the only class you’re doing then it’s an entry fee; if it’s an additional class, then it’s a crossover/additional class fee) (Promoter reserves the right to add or drop classes based on number of entries.) Bikini competitors please be mindful of the cut and fit of your suit. Bikini competitors be very mindful of the cut and fit of your suit! Thongs, pro cut & t-back bottoms are not permitted and if your triangle cut has the appearance of a thong, it is not permitted.(if you are unsure or have questions, please contact me for clarity)
Classes: When there’s more than one class in a division, classes are formed by dividing competitors evenly by height. Example: Class A, B, C etc or Tall or Short. (Class breakdowns and the order of events will be supplied to competitors approximately a week before the event).
Crossover: A “crossover” is entering more than one class. For example, someone may enter the Figure Novice class, if eligible, and also elect to crossover into the Figure Open class and compete in it as well. Crossovers between the Figure, Bikini and Women’s Bodybuilding & Women’s Physique categories are not permitted. Crossovers between Men’s Physique, Classic Physique and Bodybuilding are NOT permitted. Crossovers between Women’s Physique and Bodybuilding are permitted. THERE IS A FEE FOR EACH CROSSOVER/ADDITIONAL CLASS AND YOU NEED TO SELECT THE NUMBER OF CROSSOVER CLASSES YOU’RE DOING. Transformation competitors are allowed to still compete in any of the classes offered and it is considered a crossover.
Entry Deadline: Sunday, 3/10/19. Entries or crossovers will not be accepted after 3/10/19.
Fees: If entry is received by 2/23: Pro Entry $175, Amateur Entry $75, Amateur Crossover Entry $60 for each additional class. From 2/24 to 3/10: Pro Entry $245, Amateur Entry $110, Amateur Crossover Entry $90 for each additional class. NOTE: PLEASE BE SURE TO SELECT THE NUMBER OF CROSSOVER/ADDITIONAL CLASSES AND PAY CROSSOVER FEES IF YOU’RE DOING MORE THAN ONE CLASS! Polygraph Screening fee($50) will be paid directly to polygraph tester(Cash only).
Contestant meeting: Saturday, 9:30am, at the venue
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.
Professional Services Available for Purchase: Spray Tanning: Available from Body Beautiful Bronzing- for details and to book an appointment- https://www.facebook.com/beautifulbronzing and select Book Now. Hair & Make-up: Alanna Garcia- 505-315-6410, www.bettyrosebyalanna.com Photography: Chad Austin- firstname.lastname@example.org
Video services for each competitor participating in this years OCB bodybuilding contest will be available at a reduced price by I Wonder Motion Pictures. The prices are as follows:
$100 for a personal video of the athlete on stage or $150 for a personal video of the athlete on stage and a promotional video (video off stage)
Here’s an example of a promotional video they made for a competitor that participated in American Ninja Warrior:
If you would like to solicit I Wonder’s video services for this years OCB bodybuilding competition, please email email@example.com before March 2nd.
Judging: The Judging portion of the event will consist of: Bodybuilding, Figure, Physique and Bikini group comparisons.
Finals: The Finals portion of the event will consist of: Bodybuilding routines, Women’s Physique routines, Figure, Bikini, Men’s Physique and Transformation individual presentations/stage walks, awards presentations, and overall judging (for divisions that have more than one class). All competitors will perform at finals, unless you opt out, regardless of placement from Prejudging. Bodybuilding and Women’s Physique routines and Figure/Bikini/Men’s Physique individual presentations/stage walks should last no more than 60 seconds. Competitors are to supply own music for Finals performances via a cd that you will turn in at check in. Competitors are to supply own music for Finals performances via a cd that you will turn in at check in. Music must not contain any profanity. Any music with profanity WILL BE cut off immediately! Any competitor have the option to choose not to do a routine, it is not mandatory, nor does it have any affect on placement.
Transformation Division Guidelines: This division is designed to share uplifting and inspirational stories that would normally not get told and with this platform I’m blessed with, I’d like to share these stories that may help, inspire and motivate others. Substantial weight loss, fought through and came back after illness, trained through and got healthy after eating disorders or other emotional/mental challenges. You will need to submit your story in writing and before & after photos to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 23, 2019 .. Transformation competitors have the option of posing suit or (male) board shorts or (female) sports outfit. Transformation competitors will do individual presentations during finals only. *If you are only participating in the Transformation Division, you are not required to do the polygraph.
Supportive Family, Friend or Spouse Award: So much goes into getting to the stage and often it’s the love, support & encouragement of family, a spouse/partner or a friend. If you’d like to nominate your family, spouse/partner or friend as most supportive, send nomination and why they should be selected to email@example.com. All nominations should be submitted by February 23, 2019.
Tickets: Adult General Admission $45, Under Age 18 General Admission Prejudging $15 & Under 4: Free. 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 at the show and back stage access). (ticket fees are non-refundable) Tickets can be purchased through the link- https://www.kimotickets.com/event/330721/ocb-albuquerque-natural-pro-qualifier or at the door on the day of the event.
Host Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites 2500 Menaul Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107 505-881-0544 Room Block: OCB Bodybuilding- $89 per night
Contact: Contact person for this event is Yvette White, firstname.lastname@example.org, (602) 777-1017 and Don Hardy, email@example.com, (505) 818-8022
fees are non-refundable
Venue: Kimo Theatre