OCB Arizona Scorcher Pro/Am
June 17, 2023
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location: The Kroc Center 1375 E Broadway Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85040- 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)
PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THROUGH THIS ENTIRE REGISTRATION!
Show Times: 10:30am Men’s: Pro & Amateur: Men’s Physique, Classic Physique, Bodybuilding (event will run straight through with a short break after comparisons and before presentations/awards) 2pm Women’s Pro & Amateur: Figure, Bikini, Physique & Wellness (promoter reserves the right to add or drop categories or divisions at any time due to lack of registrations)
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
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. Do Not select any other date for testing other than the date you’re given to schedule appt. If you’re unable to select an appt time on the required testing date, please contact tester to get scheduled. Photo identification must be shown prior to polygraph tests. Any competitor not polygraph tested will be subject to disqualification. The polygraph fee is $60 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 three weeks. Please be sure to only select the testing date that is listed on the link listed. Polygraph link: Click here to schedule an appointment
If you find that there are no appointments available when you go to the link, it means all of the available appointments have been booked and you will need to show up on June 16th between 2p-6p and they will fit you in.
Check-In/Polygraph Test: Each competitor is required to come to host hotel to check-in before going to polygraph appointment. Polygraph testing will be done, Friday 6/16 by appointment at the host hotel listed below.
Fees: If entry is received by 5/27: Pro Entry: $250, Amateur Entry $100, Crossover Entry $80 for each additional division. From 5/28 to 6/7: Pro Entry $300, Amateur Entry $150, Crossover Entry $95 for each additional division.(fees are non-refundable) NOTE: PLEASE BE SURE TO SELECT THE NUMBER OF CROSSOVER/ADDITIONAL DIVISION AND PAY CROSSOVER FEES IF YOU’RE DOING MORE THAN ONE DIVISION! (EXAMPLE: FG OPEN, FG 40+, FG NOV -1st Division is the Entry Fee and FG 40+ & FG Nov would be considered 2 Crossovers/Additional Division. So you’d select Qty 2 for Crossover/Additional Division) Polygraph Screening fee($60) will be paid directly to polygraph tester(Cash only).
OCB 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 6/11/23. Membership online registration can be found on OCBonline.com. You will be required to show proof of membership. Click here to register for OCB Membership
Pro Categories: Men’s: Bodybuilding, Classic Physique, Men’s Physique Women’s: Figure, Bikini, Wellness, Physique
Pro Awards: The top 5 will receive awards, cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 overall winners. 1st place: $1,500; 2nd place : $1000; 3rd place: $500(total cash prizes $21,000)
Categories/Divisions: Men’s Bodybuilding: Novice, Age 40+, 50+ Open – Figure: Novice, Age 35+, 50+, Open – Bikini: Novice, Age 35+, 50+, Open – Men’s Physique: Novice, 50+, 40+, Open – Classic Physique: Novice, 50+, Age 40+, Open- Women’s Physique: Novice, 50+, 35+, Open- Wellness: Novice, 35+, 50+, Open- Teen: 16-19yrs(any division)Teens are welcome to compete in Open class, of their chosen division, if they choose as an Additional Division/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 category 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. Thongs, micro 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 division within a category. For example, someone may enter the Figure Novice, if eligible, and also elect to crossover into the Figure Open and compete in it as well. (Class breakdowns and the order of events will be supplied to competitors approximately a week before the event). 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 DIVISION AND YOU NEED TO SELECT THE NUMBER OF CROSSOVER DIVISIONS YOU’RE DOING.(EXAMPLE: FG OPEN, FG 40+, FG NOV -1st Division is the Entry Fee and FG 40+ & FG Nov would be considered 2 Crossovers/Additional Divisions. So you’d select Qty 2 for Crossover/Additional Division(s)) Transformation competitors are allowed to still compete in any of the categories offered and it is considered a crossover.
Entry Deadline: Wednesday 6/7. Entries or crossovers will not be accepted after 6/7.
Contestant meeting: There will be a short meeting before the start of each show time. The majority of the information will be emailed to you a week out from the show.
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: Competitors are welcome to bring their own bands & hand weights and mirrors.
Professional Services Vendors
Please note that the companies/individuals listed below are the official service vendors for this event. They have a proven history of providing quality services in a professional manner. Beware of other companies or individuals who may attempt to unethically promote a business, claiming to be associated with the event.
Professional Services Available:
Spray Tanning: Available from Body Beautiful Bronzing- for details and to book an appointment-go to Body Beautiful Bronzing (17hats.com)
Hair & Make-Up: Déjà Victoria Beauty Co.
Deja Victoria and her team will be on location for your beauty needs
For prices and Info on how to book please visit: www.dejavictoriabeauty.com
Videography: Ape Video now offers custom video clips for competitors in your individual classes, your finals routine and any awards presentation that you’re in. Order your video clips now. A great way to view yourself in movement on stage next to other competitors to see what the judges see. This is also a great coaching and learning tool. Click on the link to view an example of competitors video clips. Pre-order $35, Post-order $50 https://youtu.be/Ub2cJJI7Zq8 https://youtu.be/h5XFfVVbdAU
Photography: Forms will be available at check in
Judging: The Judging portion of the event will consist of: Pro- Men’s Physique, Bodybuilding, Classic Physique Figure, Bikini; Amateur- Bodybuilding, Figure, Physique, Wellness and Bikini group comparisons.
Finals: The Finals portion of the event will consist of: Pro Physique, Bodybuilding, Classic Physique, Figure, Bikini routines; Amateur Bodybuilding routines, Women’s Physique routines, Classic Physique routines, Figure, Bikini, Wellness, 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 they opt out, regardless of placement from Judging. Bodybuilding and Women’s Physique routines and Figure/Bikini/Men’s Physique individual presentations/stage walks should last no more than 60 seconds.
Music: Because this event will be live streamed, royalty free music will be provided for all competitors. Any competitor have the option to choose not to do a routine or t-walk, 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, a couple paragraphs and before & after photos to email@example.com by May 20, 2023 .. Transformation competitors have the option of posing suit or (male) board shorts or (female) sports outfit. For transformation, you will come out to receive an award and have your story read. *If you are only participating in the Transformation Division, you are not required to do the polygraph. This category is not judged; it is honored and celebrated.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. All nominations should be submitted by May 20, 2023.
Tickets: Adult General Admission $60, Under Age 13 General Admission $20 & Under 4: Free. Assistant Ticket/Back Stage Pass: $90 (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)
Host Hotel: Holiday Inn & Suites 3220 S 48th St. Phoenix, AZ 85040 480-543-1700 OCB Body Building Group Rate Holiday Inn Phoenix Jun 2023
Contact: Yvette White, email@example.com, (602) 777-1017
fees are non-refundable