|Australian Championships (B Grade) 1897|
|1||Queenstown (Tasmania )||Thomas Hopkins||Rossini [arr. Round]||5||48|
|2||Naval Artillery Volunteers (NSW)||Jack Charlesworth||Tannhäuser [unknown arranger]||8||47|
|3||Sydney Model (NSW)||Jack Devlin||Rienzi [unknown arranger]||7||46|
|4||Parramatta Model (NSW)||George O'Shea||Souvenir de Bellini||3||44|
|5||N S W Railway Military (NSW)||Charles Helm||Bellini [arr. Round]||2||41|
|5||Armidale City (NSW)||Alfred Lovell||Euryanthe [unknown arranger]||6||41|
|7||Newtown ( Sydney )||Thomas Mellor||Weber [arr. Round]||1||40|
|8||Zeehan Military ( Tasmania )||Alf Caddie||Zaar und Zimmermann||4||36|
|W||Bathurst Military (NSW)|
1st - £100/$200 + Besson Silver Cup, valued 50 guineas + Boosey Challenge Cup, valued 30 guineas + gold medal for conductor
2nd - £50/$100
3rd - £20/$40
Championship held from Thu 4th Nov to Tue 9th Nov; this was the first contest advertised as for the "Championship of Australia", and as such is regarded as the first in the current sequence of Australian National Championships.
8 bands played.
Points awarded out of 60.
Eb cornet: E. Walters, Parramatta
Bb Cornet: W. H. Fleetman, Sydney
Tenor horn: J. Arcus, Sydney
Printed from https://brassbandresults.co.uk/