GBBA Own Choice Contest - 2017

Date: 19 November 2017
Venue: All Saints Academy Cheltenham
Adjudicator: Steve Pritchard-Jones

Section D - Youth, Training & Un-registered

Overall Winners - City of Bristol Learners Band (£50 Music voucher)


Best Instrumentalist - Soprano of City of Bristol Learner Band

Most Players under 14 - The Ossie Adlam Memorial Trophy - Lydbrook Training Band

Youngest Player - The Ivor Jordan Memorial Trophy - Joshua (7) of City of Bristol Learners Band

Best Section containing most youth - Fred Pensom Trophy - Trombones of City of Bristol Learners Band


Section B - Second, Third and Fourth Section Bands

Awards (Overall)

Test Piece 1st Place - The A S Felton Trophy & £200 - Chinnor (Section 2)

March 1st Place - The Maxi Cup  - Chinnor (Section 2)

Best Instrumentalist - Flugel - Chinnor

Highest placed 2nd Section Band in Test Piece - Sid Stevens Challenge Trophy - Chinnor

Highest placed 3rd Section Band in Test PieceThe A.R. Watkins Cup - Cinderford

Section 4

Best Trombone Section - John Jones Memorial Trophy - Malvern Hills

1st place March - Boosey & Hawkes Challenge Cup  - Malvern Hills

1st place Test Piece - SH Brookes (Cirencester) Trophy - Malvern Hills

Winning Conductor - Graham Watkins Trophy - Chris Licence - Malvern Hills

Section A - Championship / First Section Bands


Test Piece 1st Place - The West of England Trophy & £100 - Forest of Dean Brass

March 1st Place - The Windsor Eyles Cup - Wotton Under Edge

The James Whitson Trophy – Winning Conductor - Chris Howley - Forest of Dean Brass

Best Instrumentalist - Flugel – Forest of Dean Brass

Special Awards - All Sections

Best Cornet Player of the Day - The Arthur Gardner Memorial Trophy - Solo Cornet – Forest of Dean Brass


Best Flugel Player of the Day - The Tedder Watkins Trophy -  Forest of Dean Brass


Best Horn Section of the Day - The Glenys Purvis Memorial Trophy - Chinnor


Best Euphonium Player of the Day - The Steve Purvis Memorial Trophy - Chinnor

Best Bass Section of the Day - The Randall Phillips Memorial Trophy - Forest of Dean Brass


Best Percussion Section of the Day - The Haydn Evans Memorial Trophy - Bream


The Cooling Shield - Best Instrumentalist of the Day - Craig Wintle – Solo Cornet – Forest of Dean Brass

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