Entry Information

How to Enter:
The North of England Brass Band Championships is open to all brass bands within the North of England. This includes the following geographical areas:

Co Durham
East riding of Yorkshire
North Yorkshire
North Lincolnshire (formally Humberside)

For Entry forms and full details please contact the regional secretary, Tony Griffiths using the contact details below.

Bands are warmly welcomed at the contest, so why not enter and have the opportunity to perform on the same stage as some of the top brass bands of Great Britain.

If you, and your band, are new to contesting, Tony will be pleased to explain the process of registration and the grading procedure. We can guide you step by step in these and other issues.

Please do not assume that bands will be automatically graded in the fourth section. Early enquires and entry will allow time for your band to be guided through the grading process.

Test pieces are announced in September of each year for all sections. All entries must be received along with the entry fee it should be noted that late entries will not be accepted.

Tony Griffiths
North of England Regional Secretary
35 Latimer Way
Newbiggin by the sea
NE64 6JR

Tel; 01670 222047 Mobile: 07555051636

Please contact our regional Secretary Tony Griffiths for all the information you will need to enter our contest. We are committed to musical development and welcome bands who may wish to re-enter after a break from contesting or any new bands from our constitutional area.

To enter our contest bands must be registered with Brass Band Players Limited. (Rule 9 (a) and (b)

For information on how to register your band contact;
Tim Jones (registrar) Leyshons Buildings Cornerswell Road Penarth Vale of Glamorgan CF64 2XS
Email [email protected] Tel: 02920 700943

The contest is run under The National Rules of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain
These rules are effective from 1st November 2012 until further notice and replace all rules previously issued. A full copy of the current rules can be downloaded from  http://www.kapitol.co.uk/

For any issues regarding these rules please contact the Regional Secretary.