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1st Old Boys Association Band (Belfast)

Also/previously known as: 1st Old Boys (SeaCat) Band, 1st Old Boys Association Silver Band, 1st Old Boys Seacat, 1st Old Boys Silver Band

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Date Contest Position Test Piece Draw Conductor
29th Apr 2017 European Championships (Challenge Section) Insomnia Stephen Cairns
8th Apr 2017 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 The Raid 3 Stephen Cairns
4th Mar 2017 Valley Entertainment Contest (Championship Brass) 1 Stephen Cairns
26th Nov 2016 Queen's University Festival of Brass (Championship Section) 3 Stephen Cairns
22nd Oct 2016 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 Music for the Common Man Stephen Cairns
14th May 2016 British Open Spring Festival (Senior Trophy) 16 James Cook, Circumnavigator 1 Stephen Cairns
16th Apr 2016 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 Blackout Stephen Cairns
27th Feb 2016 Valley Entertainment Contest (Championship Brass) 2 5 Stephen Cairns
21st Nov 2015 Queen's University Festival of Brass (Championship Section) 4 4 Steve Barnett
17th Oct 2015 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 1 Comedy Overture Stephen Cairns
24th May 2015 All England International Masters 11 Salute to Youth 7 Stephen Cairns
25th Apr 2015 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 2 Rococo Variations [Gregson] Stephen Cairns
7th Mar 2015 Valley Entertainment Contest (Championship Brass) 1 3 Stephen Cairns
22nd Nov 2014 Queens University Festival of Brass (Championship Section) 3 2 Stephen Cairns
18th Oct 2014 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 Salome Stephen Cairns
3rd May 2014 European Championships (Challenge Section) 2 Time Machine 4 Stephen Cairns
12th Apr 2014 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 Time Machine 1 Steve Barnett
1st Mar 2014 Valley Entertainment Contest (Championship Brass) 3 Stephen Cairns
23rd Nov 2013 Queen's University Festival of Brass (Championship Section) 3 2 Stephen Cairns
19th Oct 2013 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 Four Dances from Checkmate 2 Stephen Cairns
27th Apr 2013 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 5 Partita [Sparke] 2 Stephen Cairns
2nd Mar 2013 Valley Entertainment Contest (Championship Brass) 1 Stephen Cairns
24th Nov 2012 Queen's University Festival of Brass (Championship Section) 1 Stephen Cairns
13th Oct 2012 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 1 Flowers of the Forest Stephen Cairns
5th May 2012 European Championships (B Section) 4 Dances and Arias 4 Stephen Caims
31st Mar 2012 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 Dances and Arias Stephen Cairns
25th Feb 2012 Valley Entertainment Contest (Championship Brass) 1 2 Stephen Cairns
26th Nov 2011 Queens University Festival of Brass (Championship Section) 2 1 Steve Barnett
22nd Oct 2011 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 Journey into Freedom 3 Michael Fowles
2nd Apr 2011 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 Salute to Youth 4 Stephen Cairns
26th Feb 2011 Valley Entertainment Contest (Championship Brass) 1 Stephen Cairns
16th Oct 2010 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 1 St. Magnus 2 Michael Fowles
30th May 2010 All England International Masters 14 An Epic Symphony 13 Stephen Cairns
24th Apr 2010 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 2 The Essence of Time Stephen Cairns
20th Feb 2010 Valley Entertainment Contest (Championship Brass) 1 Stephen Cairns
31st Oct 2009 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 Life Divine 3 Stephen Cairns
24th May 2009 All England International Masters 16 Masters of Space and Time 15 Stephen Cairns
4th Apr 2009 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 English Heritage Stephen Cairns
1st Nov 2008 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 Voyage of Discovery Stephen Cairns
25th May 2008 International Masters 15 Malcolm Arnold Variations 3 Stephen Cairns
2008 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 Dances and Arias Stephen Cairns
13th Oct 2007 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 Coventry Variations Stephen Cairns
27th May 2007 International Masters 18 In Memoriam R.K. 18 Stephen Cairns
7th Apr 2007 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 3 Pageantry Stephen Cairns
28th Oct 2006 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 1 Le Carnaval Romain Stephen Cairns
28th May 2006 International Masters 15 Paganini Variations 3 Stephen Cairns
8th Apr 2006 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 Paganini Variations Stephen Cairns
29th Oct 2005 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 Partita [Sparke] Stephen Cairns
29th May 2005 International Masters 18 Cloudcatcher Fells 17 Stephen Cairns
9th Apr 2005 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 2 A Lowry Sketchbook Stephen Cairns
30th Oct 2004 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 The King of Elfland's Daughter Stephen Cairns
4th Sep 2004 Land o' Burns 10 6 Stephen Cairns
1st May 2004 European Championships 11 Diversions on a Bass Theme 1 Stephen Cairns
2004 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 Diversions on a Bass Theme Stephen Cairns
25th Oct 2003 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 1 Passacaglia on a Theme of Brahms Stephen Cairns
23rd Aug 2003 Land o' Burns W
12th Apr 2003 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 4 Benvenuto Cellini [arr. Wright] 4 Wilson Shields
26th Oct 2002 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 1 Salute to Youth John Berryman
11th May 2002 Senior Trophy 19 Un Vie de Matelot (A Sailor's Life) 9 Grenville Moore
13th Apr 2002 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 5 Trittico Grenville Moore
27th Oct 2001 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 Tallis Variations Grenville Moore
25th Aug 2001 Land o' Burns 6 2 Grenville Moore
5th May 2001 Senior Cup 16 Prometheus Unbound 4 Grenville Moore
31st Mar 2001 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 The Essence of Time Grenville Moore
21st Oct 2000 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 Contest Music Grenville Moore
29th Apr 2000 European Championships 11 Paganini Variations 1 Richard Evans
25th Mar 2000 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 4 Paganini Variations R. Ashmore
23rd Oct 1999 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 1 The Accursed Huntsman Wilson Shields
11th Apr 1999 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 4 The Year of the Dragon Graham O'Connor
24th Oct 1998 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 Variations for Brass Band [Vaughan Williams] John Berryman
3rd May 1998 Buxton Festival (Championship & First Section) 10 Pageantry 3 Graham O'Connor
28th Mar 1998 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 2 Pageantry Graham O'Connor
25th Oct 1997 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 Isaiah 40 Graham O'Connor
4th May 1997 Buxton Festival (Championship - First Section) W
12th Apr 1997 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) Paganini Variations Joe Cassells
26th Oct 1996 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 4 Sounds Graham O'Connor
1996 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 4 Le Roi d'Ys Wilson Shields
21st Oct 1995 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 4 Prisms Graham O'Connor
30th Apr 1995 Buxton Festival (Championship/First Section) Graham O'Connor
1995 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 2 English Heritage Wilson Shields
29th Oct 1994 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 1 Spectrum 2 Graham O'Connor
1994 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 Paganini Variations Wilson Shields
23rd Oct 1993 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 5 Ballet for Band Wilson Shields
2nd May 1993 Buxton Festival (Section A) Wilson Shields
1993 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 4 Diversions on a Bass Theme Wilson Shields
24th Oct 1992 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 5 The Year of the Dragon Wilson Shields
21st Mar 1992 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 2 Paganini Variations Wilson Shields
19th Oct 1991 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 English Heritage Wilson Shields
27th Apr 1991 European Championships 12 James Cook, Circumnavigator 2 Wilson Shields
23rd Mar 1991 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 3 James Cook, Circumnavigator Wilson Shields
27th Oct 1990 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 1 Freedom (Brass Band Symphony No. 1) Wilson Shields
7th Apr 1990 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 2 A Kensington Concerto Alfie Burch
21st Oct 1989 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 Pageantry Alfie Burch
4th Mar 1989 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 4 Festival Music Alfie Burch
22nd Oct 1988 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 High Peak Alfie Burch
16th Apr 1988 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 3 Pageantry Alfie Burch
24th Oct 1987 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 Salute to Youth Alfie Burch
1987 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 3 Alfie Burch
1st Nov 1986 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 8 Le Roi d'Ys 4 Alfie Burch
1986 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 3 Alfie Burch
2nd Nov 1985 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 6 The Plantagenets 4 Alfie Burch
1985 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 4 Alfie Burch
20th Oct 1984 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 A Downland Suite Alfie Burch
28th Apr 1984 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 3 Unknown, do you know?
22nd Oct 1983 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 6 Contest Music Alfie Burch
30th Oct 1982 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 Festival Music Alfie Burch
14th Nov 1981 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 James Cook, Circumnavigator Alfie Burch
15th Nov 1980 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 Journey into Freedom Alfie Burch
17th May 1980 Grand Shield 20 The Crusaders 4 Alfie Burch
1980 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 2 The Plantagenets Alfie Burch
8th Oct 1979 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 Concert Overture for Brass Band Alfie Burch
15th Apr 1979 Pontins Southport (Second Section) W Rhapsody in Brass
2nd Feb 1979 Shorts Entertainment Contest 3 2 Alfie Burch
27th Oct 1978 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 Scena Sinfonica Alfie Burch
1978 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 2 Unknown, do you know?
19th Nov 1977 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 4 Variations on the Shining River Alfie Burch
30th Apr 1977 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 3 Unknown, do you know?
13th Nov 1976 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 6 Tombstone Arizona 5 Alfie Burch
1976 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 2 Unknown, do you know?
8th Nov 1975 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 John O'Gaunt [Vinter] Alfie Burch
10th May 1975 Grand Shield 6 Tournament for Brass 21 Alfie Burch
26th Apr 1975 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 3 Unknown, do you know?
24th Nov 1974 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 1 Variations on a Ninth Alfie Burch
4th May 1974 Grand Shield 15 Prince Igor Overture 9 Alfie Burch
27th Apr 1974 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 2 Alfie Burch
17th Nov 1973 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 1 Sovereign Heritage Alfie Burch
14th Apr 1973 Wills Championships Grand Finals (Championship Section) The Force of Destiny (La Forza del Destino) - Overture [arr. F. Wright] 22 Alfie Burch
1973 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 The Force of Destiny (La Forza del Destino) - Overture [arr. F. Wright] Alfie Burch
18th Nov 1972 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 4 Prelude to the Mastersingers Alfie Burch
6th May 1972 Grand Shield 16 Academic Festival Overture 23 Alfie Burch
1972 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 Unknown, do you know?
13th Nov 1971 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 A Joyful Noise Alfie Burch
17th Apr 1971 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 2 Rhapsody in Brass Unknown, do you know?
18th Nov 1970 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 Le Carnaval Romain Alfie Burch
1970 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 Salute to Youth Unknown, do you know?
12th Nov 1969 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 1 The Belmont Variations Alfie Burch
17th May 1969 Grand Shield 5 Peddars Way 13 Alfie Burch
1969 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 Peddars Way Alfie Burch
13th Nov 1968 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 Coriolanus Alfie Burch
1968 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 2 Lorenzo Alfie Burch
15th Nov 1967 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 1 Kenilworth Alfie Burch
29th Apr 1967 Grand Shield 7 Scheherazade 7 Alfie Burch
Apr 1967 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 2 Unknown, do you know?
12th Nov 1966 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 Life Divine 5 Alfie Burch
30th Sep 1966 Brass Band League Entertainments Contest 2 5 Unknown, do you know?
28th May 1966 Grand Shield Main Street Alfie Burch
Apr 1966 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 Diadem of Gold Alfie Burch
4th Feb 1966 BBC Challenging Brass Round of 16 Heat 5 2 Unknown, do you know?
10th Nov 1965 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 Main Street Alfie Burch
17th Sep 1965 Brass Band League Entertainments Contest 4 1 Unknown, do you know?
15th May 1965 Grand Shield 2 The Shipbuilders 16 Alfie Burch
20th Mar 1965 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 5 Schubert's Symphony in C Alfie Burch
15th Nov 1964 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 Resurgam Alfie Burch
9th May 1964 Grand Shield 4 Jodrell Bank Alfie Burch
1964 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 3 Fingal's Cave Alfie Burch
23rd Nov 1963 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 1 Ajanta 4 Alfie Burch
13th Sep 1963 Brass Band League (NI) Entertainments Contest 1 Alfie Burch
12th Apr 1963 Brass Band League (NI) Entertainments Contest 2 Alfie Burch
9th Mar 1963 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 The Judges of the Secret Court (Les Francs Juges) Alfie Burch
1st Dec 1962 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 2 The Moor of Venice 1 Alfie Burch
26th May 1962 Grand Shield Carnival [Perkin] 6 Alfie Burch
7th Apr 1962 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) Blackfriars Unknown, do you know?
11th Nov 1961 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 5 Cavalleria Rusticana [arr. D. Wright] Alfie Burch
13th May 1961 Grand Shield Symphonic Suite for Brass 5 Stuart Cairns
8th Apr 1961 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) Les Preludes [arr. Rimmer] Stuart Cairns
12th Nov 1960 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 9 Thames Valley Suite Stuart Cairns
28th May 1960 Grand Shield The Tempest 12 Stuart Cairns
9th Apr 1960 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 Tam O'Shanter's Ride [Wright] Stuart Cairns
14th Nov 1959 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 Scheherazade Stuart Cairns
9th May 1959 Grand Shield Cordell Suite Stuart Cairns
4th Apr 1959 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) Carnival [Perkin] Stuart Cairns
15th Nov 1958 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 3 Owain Glyndwr Stuart Cairns
17th May 1958 Grand Shield Resurgam Stuart Cairns
5th Apr 1958 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 4 Petite Suite de Ballet Stuart Cairns
20th Nov 1957 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 6 Via Stellaris Stuart Cairns
18th May 1957 Senior Cup 4 The Conquerors J. P. Young
14th Mar 1957 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) 1 Tintagel J. P. Young
31st Oct 1956 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 7 From the New World J. P. Young
26th May 1956 Senior Cup Second Rhapsody on Negro Spirituals 4 J. P. Young
1956 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) Sinfonietta Pastorale J. P. Young
5th Nov 1955 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 5 Second Organ Sonata J. P. Young
2nd Apr 1955 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) Second Rhapsody on Negro Spirituals J. P. Young
1st May 1953 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Championship Section) King Lear George Corbett
12th Nov 1952 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 13 A Holiday Suite George Corbett
5th Nov 1951 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 5 Hinchingbrooke George Corbett
4th May 1951 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Second Section) 1 The English Maiden George Corbett
24th Feb 1950 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Second Section) 1 George Corbett
7th Nov 1949 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Grade 2 Brass) 2 Homage to Pharaoh George Corbett
23rd Apr 1949 Brass Band League (NI) Spring Festival (Second Section) The Mountain Chief Unknown, do you know?
8th Nov 1948 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Grade 2 Brass) 3 Divertimento [Ball] George Corbett
13th Nov 1946 NIBA Championship of Ireland (Championship Brass) 13 La Traviata [arr. Godfrey] George Corbett

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