OCB Southwest Showdown
April 29, 2023
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location: Berger Performing Arts Center 1200 W Speedway Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85745- ALL COMPETITORS PLEASE NOTE: DREAM TAN IS NOT ALLOWED AT THIS VENUE! (If you are seen applying it at the venue, you may be disqualified from the event)
PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THROUGH THIS ENTIRE REGISTRATION!
Show Times: 10:30am: Men’s Bodybuilding, Physique, Classic Physique and 1:30pm: Women’s Physique, Figure, Bikini (event will run straight through with a short break 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
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 $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. Polygraph link: Click here to schedule an appointment
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 4/28 by appointment at the host hotel listed below.
Fees: Entries received by 4/8/22: Entry $85, Crossover Entry $70 for each additional class. From 4/9 to 4/21: Entry $140, Crossover Entry $90 for each additional class. NOTE: PLEASE BE SURE TO SELECT THE NUMBER OF CROSSOVER/ADDITIONAL DIVISION(S) AND PAY CROSSOVER FEES IF YOU’RE DOING MORE THAN ONE DIVISION! (EXAMPLE: FG OPEN, FG 40+, FG NOV -1st Category 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 Divisions) Polygraph Screening fee($60) will be paid directly to polygraph tester(Cash only).
Entry Deadline: Friday, 4/21. Entries or crossovers will not be accepted after 4/21.
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 4/22. Membership forms and online registration options can be found on OCBonline.com. You will be required to show proof of membership. Click here to register for OCB Membership
Division Offerings: Men’s Bodybuilding: Novice, Age 40+, 50+, 60+, Open – Figure: Novice, Age 35+, 50+, Open – Bikini: Novice, Age 35+, 50+, Open – Men’s Physique: Novice, Age 40+, 50+, Open – Classic Physique: Novice, Age 40+, 50+, Open- Women’s Physique: Novice, 35+, 50+, Open- Wellness: Novice, 35+, Open- Teen: 16-19yrs(any division)Teens are welcome to compete in Open class, of their chosen division, if they choose 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 category, then it’s a crossover/additional category fee) (Promoter reserves the right to add or drop categories, divisions or 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 class within a category. 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 DIVISION AND YOU NEED TO SELECT THE NUMBER OF CROSSOVER DIVISIONS YOU’RE DOING. Transformation competitors are allowed to still compete in any of the categories offered and it is considered a crossover.
Contestant meeting: No meeting at the venue. All necessary info will be emailed prior to the show.
Pump-Up Area: Competitors should bring their own bands and 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- click here to schedule an appointment.
Hair and 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
Photography: forms will be available at check in
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
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, 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 you opt out, regardless of placement from Prejudging.
Music: Competitors are to email music for Finals performances in MP3 file. Email 60 sec. music clip to [email protected] by 4/21/23. House music will be provided for those that do not provide their own music by 4/21/23. 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 or t-walk, it is not mandatory, nor does it have any affect on placement.
If you are competing in Men’s Bodybuilding, Classic Physique or Women’s Physique please include with your music clip if you’d like your music to start when you’re off stage or once you’re on stage.
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 photos to [email protected] by April 1, 2023 .. 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. 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 westcoastnaturalshow[email protected]. All nominations must be submitted by April 1, 2023.
Tickets: Adult General Admission $50, Under Age 13 General Admission Prejudging $20 & Under: Free. Assistant Ticket/Back Stage Pass: $80 (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: Country Inn & Suites Tucson City Center 705 North Freeway Rd. Tucson, AZ 85745 520-867-6200
Contact: Contact person for this event is Yvette White, [email protected], (602) 777-1017
fees are non-refundable