Fire and Ice Classic – August 10th, 2019
Location: Gretchen Nelson Scott Fine Arts Center at Mosley HS, 501 Mosley Dr., Lynn Haven, Florida
Host Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn, 1101 US-231, Panama City, FL 32405, Room rate $109 for a standard room. Fire and Ice Classic rate, call (850) 392-1093 and ask for Lisa.
Check In: Friday August 9th Host Hotel lobby 12-8pm
Show times: Pre-Judging: 11AM, Straight through format with intermission between comparison rounds and final presentations and awards. Finals: 2:30PM (estimated time)
Eligibility: Open to all natural Amateur athletes who hold an OCB membership. All competitors will need to get an OCB membership card prior to the contest by going to www.OCBonline.com , then going to “Membership” on the top of the page. All competitors must also schedule and pay for a polygraph, see info about drug testing below.
Fees: Registration $60, Crossovers: Early registrations sign up special until 06/30/2019 – Half off crossover fees $20. After that crossover fee of $40.
Final deadline to enter is 08/02/2019. Applications will be accepted after that, but a late charge of $20 will be added. All fees are non-refundable.
Tickets: Full Show, straight through format $40, Finals Only $30, Teens(13-19) $15, Trainer Pass $10 (1 per competitor), Children ages 12 & under FREE (Discounted prizes for competitors that register and buy online). Tickets are non-refundable.
Backstage policy: Due to the limited backstage area only one assistant per competitor will be allowed.
Note: All non-competitors will need to purchase a ticket for admission to the event with no exceptions.
Categories & Divisions: Categories being offered are Bikini, Figure, Women’s Physique, Bodybuilding, Men’s Physique, and Men’s Classic Physique.
Competitors may not participate in more than one category at a show.
Bikini: Teen, Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open, Military
Figure: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open, Military
Men’s Physique: Teen, Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open, Military
Men’s Classic Physique: Debut, Novice, Age 40+, Open, Military
Men’s Bodybuilding: Debut, Novice, Age 60+, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open, Military
Women’s Physique: Open, Military
Division Details: Teen: Age 16-19. Debut: Open to firt time competitors only. Novice: Open only to those who have not placed first in any class besides Teen within any division in the same category (Ex. Bikini) with any organization (unless was the only competitor in the class). Masters Divisions: Open only to those falling into the stipulated age range (ex. 40+ is age forty and over). Open: Open to anyone regardless of age and level of experience. Military: These classes are open to all Department of Defense identification cardholders (Active duty, retirees, Government civilians, contractors, military dependents).
Crossovers: A "crossover" pertains to entering more than one division. For example, someone may enter the Novice division, if eligible, and also elect to crossover into the Open division and/or a Masters division and compete in those classes as well. You can enter any number of classes if applicable and you are eligible, but crossovers between Women’s Physique, Bikini and Figure or between Men's Physique, Men’s Classic Physique and Men's Bodybuilding will not be permitted.
Awards: Trophies will be awarded to the top five placements in each class. There will also be a best poser award and a best presentation award. As well as a Team Trophy. The eligible classes for best poser will be Men’s Bodybuilding, Men’s Classic Physique and Women’s Physique only. The eligible classes for best presentation will be Men’s Physique, Bikini, Figure and Teen. All amateur athletes will receive an OCB medal.
Pro Qualifier information: The Fire and Ice Classic is a conditional pro qualifier.
Conditional Pro Qualifier: Minimum turnouts for divisions must be met for overall winners in Open and Age 40+ divisions to become eligible for OCB pro contests in their respective divisions.
The minimums required are: Open divisions: 6 for all categories except Women's Physique, which is 3. Age 40+ divisions: 3 for all categories.
Check-In/Music: Testing will take place at the main host hotel, Hilton Garden Inn (see address above) on Friday, August 9th 2019. All competitors will need to check-in even if the drug test has been waived due to prior testing. All competitors will need to bring in everything they will be wearing on stage for review by the promoter or designated assistant and should be prepared to put it on if asked to ensure appropriateness. Please contact us beforehand if you think your suit might be borderline inappropriate. Men’s Bodybuilders, Men’s Classic Physique and Women’s Physique competitors only will also need to bring their music with them (see “Routines” below for details) if they haven’t already emailed it. No music will be accepted on the day of the show. All competitors will receive contest shirts and “goodie” bags at check-in.
Contestant meeting: There will be athlete meetings with all competitors on the stage on Saturday August 10th to discuss the “T” walk and answer any other stage presentation questions. Please schedule tanning appointments around this especially if you will be using our tanning professional, Spray Tans by Maggie backstage that morning.
Competitor’s meeting is at 10am
Photography and Video: Our official photographer & videographer is Michael Brewer with Nvision: Phone – 404 663-8991, Website - www.nvisionatl.com. Mike at Nvision for details.
Spray Tanning and Make-up: For Spray Tans by Maggie information contact Maggie: e-mail – firstname.lastname@example.org , phone – 678 6429972, website - www.spraytansbymaggie.com.
For make-up, contact Megan Carte: email@example.com , phone – (850) 603-9169, website – www.colorsalacarte.com
Drug Testing: This is a 100% polygraphed event. All competitors must be drug free for a period of 7 years. Please review the OCB Banned substances List. You, as a competitor, are responsible to know the effects that certain supplements may present. Just because you may have bought it over the counter does not mean it is acceptable in the OCB. Please research carefully.
The Banned substances List, along with any exceptions, is posted on our website, www.OCBonline.com and www.fireandiceclassic.com
The polygraph will take place for ALL competitors at the host hotel listed above. Testing will take place on Friday August 9th. You can schedule your polygraph online on our website. No exceptions.
If you competed in an OCB show or another drug tested show after June 28th 2019 and can show verification of drug test we can accept those test results. Please contact promoter at firstname.lastname@example.org
Polygraph cost is $50 and will be paid to the polygrapher at the time of the test.
Photo identification is required. All competitors are subject to additional forms of testing, if requested, at the discretion and expense of the promoter. ALL winners will also be subjected to urinalysis immediately after the placings are announced. (Paid for by OCB). All failed tests will be shared with other natural organizations and competitor will be banned from competing with OCB.
Routines: Men’s Bodybuilding, Men’s Classic Physique and Women’s Physique routines will only be performed during the finals and will need to be no longer than 60 seconds in duration. Competitors will need to designate to the DJ whether they will be walking on or will already be on stage when their music starts. All music needs to be sent via email or be on an USB drive. All music will be played in its entirety and then will be taken at check-in on Friday, August 9th. No music will be taken on the day of the contest. If it does not play you will have to pose to our music. Music can not contain any profanity. Costumes/props will be permitted for Men’s Bodybuilding, Men’s Classic Physique and Women’s Physique competitors only. Props will not be permitted for Figure, Bikini or Men’s Physique stage walks.
Bio: When competitors enter the stage individually at the finals portion of the program a “bio” will be read for each individual by the MC. This should include your name, where you workout, how long you have been competing and then something interesting about yourself and/or thanks to those who helped you along the way. Please keep it to 60 words or less and e-mail it prior to Wednesday, August 7th 2019.
Contact: Jenny Rodriguez, email@example.com , wwww.fireandiceclassic.com