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Contests

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Own Choice March & Test Piece Contest

The GBBA's annual contest welcomes contesting bands of all sections, unregistered bands, and training bands to enter this friendly competition.

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Virtual Solo & Ensemble Festival

GBBA want to keep the spirit of banding alive during the pandemic with this friendly festival and community competition.

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Entertainments Contest

The GBBA Entertainments Contest usually takes place in March or April. The contest is not currently running but if you are interested in this contest, please get in touch!

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GBBA Contest Results Archive

View the results from all the annual contests GBBA have held since its inception in 2013.

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
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The Own Choice Contest is split into two classes:

Class A: Championship, First, Second, Third and Fourth Section Bands
Own Choice March & Test Piece.

Class B: Youth, Training & Unregistered Bands 
15 minute programme to include a March.

Trophies and prize money for each section.

Adjudicator:
Stephanie Binns

Contest Date: Sunday November 19th, 2023

Venue: Severn Va
le School, Quedgeley, Glos GL2 4PR

Entry Fee:

Class A:   GBBA members £110, non-members £125

Class B:  £40

 

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Entertainments

Entertainment Contest

 

The Entertainment Contest is being reinstated for 2024 on April 21st.

Results Archive
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