Own Choice March & Test Piece Contest
Towards the end of each year, the GBBA run an annual Own Choice March & Test Piece Contest that is open to all bands.
The Own Choice contest is split into four classes:
Class A - Championship and First Section Bands - £400 prize
Class B - Second & Third Section Bands - £350 prize
Class C - Fourth Section Bands - £300 prize
Class D - Youth, Training, & Unregistered Bands - £50 prize
Should there be two bands or less entered and competing in Classes A, B, and C come the contest, the prize money will be £200, £160, and £135 respectively for these classes. Class D prize money will remain the same and there are no restrictions on the number of entries.
Adjudicator: Dave Lea
15th November 2020
10am - 5pm
All Saints' Academy, Cheltenham
NOTE: The postcode to the venue will take you to a rear locked gate so please use the road address.
Opening 2nd February 2020
Closing 1st October 2020
GBBA Members: £100 for Classes A to C, and £25 for Class D
Non-members: £110 for Classes A to C, and £40 for Class D
To enter, download and fill in the entry form below and submit to GBBA Contest Controller Kevin Ford. The form can be completed electronically, or printed and signed.
The deadline for entries is 1st October 2020.
The Entertainment Contest is currently not running. However, if you are interested in competing, please consider competing in the GBBA's Own Choice March and Test Piece contest.
GBBA Contest Results Archive
2019 - Own Choice Contest (to be released soon)
2018 - Own Choice Contest
2017 - Own Choice Contest
2016 - Own Choice Contest
2015 - Entertainment Contest
2014 - Entertainment Contest
2014 - Own Choice Contest
2013 - Entertainment Contest
2013 - Own Choice Contest