Competitor Information

Division Offerings
Bikini: Novice, Age 40+, Open
Figure: Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open
Men’s Physique: Teen, Novice, Age 40+, Open
Men’s Classic Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open
Men’s Bodybuilding:  Teen, Novice, Age 50+, Age 40+, Open
Women’s Physique: Novice, Age 40+, Open

Novice Eligibility: 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 that only had one competitor in it). Classes Breakdown: When more than one class in a division, classes are formed by dividing competitors evenly by height.

Entry Fees & Deadlines
Competitor entry fee is $60 before February 23rd and increases to $95.  To avoid $35 late fee, register before February 23rd, 2019. Fee for each additional class, known as a crossover entry, will be $25. Entry fee deadline is March 9th 2019.  A crossover entry is entering more than one division within a category. For example, someone may enter the Novice division, if eligible, and also elect to crossover into the Open division and compete in it as well. Competitors may not participate in more than one category (Bikini, Figure, Physique, Bodybuilding, and Classic Physique) at any given show. Physique and Bodybuilding are not permitted. Fees are non-refundable.

Backstage Policy
As mentioned above, only one assistant max per competitor is allowed backstage unless it is a Team Coach. The assistant MUST buy a Trainer Pass or Coach Pass, which is good for general admission and back stage access.
The cost of the Trainer Pass is $35 and Coach Pass is $50.  These tickets are non-refundable and must be purchased online or at day of show. List of all coaches with what athletes will be recorded and bracelet given to said coach. NO BRACELET, NO BACKSTAGE ACCESS.

Guide for New Competitors
http://ocbonline.com/GuideforNewCompetitors.php

Awards
The top five in the open classes will receive trophies and medals will be awarded to the top five in the novice classes. Overall bikini open class winner will receive a gift card for a bikini competition suit by Crystal Bikinis.
Overall open class division winners will get their registrations covered for the OCB Pine Tree State Classic!

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All competitors are required to be current members of OCB to participate in this event. If needing to obtain the annual membership please register before March 8th. Competitors must bring in OCB Membership to check in. Memberships can be purchased on OCBonline.com at http://natural.wildapricot.org/

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 the procedures and list of banned substances posted on OCBonline.com.

Check-Ins/Polygraph Screenings
Check in opens up Thursday, March 14th, starting at 5pm-8pm, and Friday, March 15th, from 8am-8pm by appointment at the host hotel, Courtyard Portsmouth in Portsmouth, NH. The address of the host hostel is 1000 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801.

All competitors are required to be polygraph tested prior to competing. The exact room number for polygraph testing will be provided at check in.  Scheduling appointments will be announced prior to show where competitors can access and will be provided by promoter.
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 so will be valid for the OCB Pine Tree Classic and OCB Spirit of America!

Music
House music will be provided for the Bikini, Figure, Men’s Physique divisions.  Men’s & Women’s Bodybuilding, Women’s Physique and Men’s Classic Physique may use their own music or house music.  For individual routines, music can be sent to our DJ, Ron Reid, at souspc@aol.com.
Props are allowed and all T-Walks and routines are limited to one minute in length.

Host Hotel
Courtyard Portsmouth by Marriot is the host hotel for the event.  Make sure to book your room by February 14th 2019 for the discounted rate.  Make sure to mention the OCB Shamrock Cup Classic for the discounted rate of $119 for the night prior to the show which is Friday, March 15th. You will also be able to book through our website as well at www.shamrockcupclassic.com.

Spray TanGoldenStandardSprayTansning Services
Spray tans services will be done by Golden Standard Spray Tans.  To schedule an appointment visit http://goldenstandardspraytans.com/shamrock-cup-classic/

Contact Ryann Healy at GoldenStandardSpraytans@gmail.com or by phone at (617) 982-3946 for rates and details.

Stage Photographer
Pedro Blanco Photography
I am happy to be a part of this show and look forward to meeting all you.  I will be bringing along a good friend and fantastic photographer (Marc Lacatel Photography).  Together, we will provide you with a lot of images from different perspectives.   All this will be included for one flat rate of $85 when you pre-register.  Please contact me directly at pedroblancophotography@gmail.com.  Late registration (day of the event) is $100.

Hair & Make-Up Services
Hair and Make-Up services will be done by the one and only Randi Preis.  You can contact her directly by e-mail at mainebride@icloud.com.  Limited spots are available so contact her sooner than later for details and to schedule a time!

Payment
Make payment by check or money order to Andrew DiDonato | 22 Downing Court | Exeter, NH 03833