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National Championship of Great Britain (Second Section Final)

Sat 27th Sep 1997

Test Piece: Apocalypse for Brass (Symphony for Brass Band) [Gordon]
- William Gordon
Adjudicators: Colin Hardy, Tony Swainson
Venue: Symphony Hall, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

National Championship of Great Britain (First Section Final) 1997 National Championship of Great Britain (Third Section Final) 1997
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Position Band Conductor Draw Points
1   Rhos Silver Ian Brownbill 5 187
1   Bathgate H. McKenzie 20 185
2 Newstead Welfare Duncan Beckley 1 184
3 Yorkshire Building Society Concert Brian Broadbent 16 183
4 Cottingham Richard Grantham 12 182
5 Todmorden Old Dennis Hadfield 13 181
6 Classic Racing Tyldesley Darrol Barry 8 180
7 Greggs Bakery Jim Shepherd 10 179
8 Haydock Ogden Travel John Maines 14 178
9 Treherbert Graham Sheppard 4 177
10 Forest of Dean Rojer Phelps 6 176
11 Brighton Estelle Flood 7 174
12 Gresley Old Hall Alan Tyler 11 173
13 Yeovil Town Steve Sykes 2 172
14 Greenhall David J. O'Connor 15 171
15 Fairlop Kevin Jordan 3 169
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Rhos Silver were disqualified, but later contested this in a court of law; the judge decided that the band hadn't breached any rules and that the contest organisers had no justification to disqualify the band.

The judge didn't have any power to re-award the title and Rhos Silver didn't have any money left to pursue the second court case that would have been needed to see their result re-instated, so the result of the contest is ambiguous, with both Rhos and Bathgate listed as winners. The contest organisers paid all court costs.


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