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West of England Bandsmen's Festival (Youth Section)

West of England Bandsmen's Festival (Class E) West of England Bandsmen's Festival (Training Section)

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Past Results

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Date Winner Conductor Test Piece
15th Jun 2019
16th Jun 2018
17th Jun 2017
18th Jun 2016
20th Jun 2015
21st Jun 2014
15th Jun 2013
16th Jun 2012
18th Jun 2011
19th Jun 2010
20th Jun 2009
21st Jun 2008
16th Jun 2007
17th Jun 2006
18th Jun 2005
19th Jun 2004
21st Jun 2003
15th Jun 2002
16th Jun 2001
17th Jun 2000
19th Jun 1999
20th Jun 1998
21st Jun 1997
15th Jun 1996
17th Jun 1995
18th Jun 1994
19th Jun 1993
20th Jun 1992
15th Jun 1991
16th Jun 1990
17th Jun 1989
19th Jun 1988
20th Jun 1987
21st Jun 1986
15th Jun 1985
16th Jun 1984
18th Jun 1983
19th Jun 1982
20th Jun 1981
21st Jun 1980
16th Jun 1979
17th Jun 1978
18th Jun 1977

See Also

Contest Website:http://www.webf.co.uk/

Contest Group Notes

First held in 1912. Held at Peniel Farm until the 1966 contest, then held at Molinnis Park from 1967, due to easier car access. Broke for war in the years 1914-1918 and 1940-1946. The only other year missed in sequence was 1933, cancelled due to financial losses incurred by the 1932 event.

The format has evolved as follows:
1912-1913, 1919-1921: Class A, Class B.
1922-1926: Class A, Class B, Class C - with Class C being an open class with other set works, essentially an extension of Class A.
1927-1931: As 1922-6, with extra Class D, deportment, judged over all sections.
1932: Class A, Class B, Class D - with Class D being deportment, as in 1927
1934-1937: Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D - with D being deportment, as in 1927.
1938: Class A, Class B, Class C - with C being deportment.
1939: A, B, C, [D], as 1934.
1947: A, B, [C], as 1938.
1948-1949: A, B, C, [D], as 1934.
1950: A, B, C - no deportment class.
1951-1952: A, B, C, [D], as 1934.
1953: A, B, [D]
1954-1955: A, B, C, [D], as 1934.
1956: A, B, C, as 1950.
1957-1976: A, B, C, [D], as 1934.
1977: A, B, C, [D], Youth - D still being deportment.
1978-1989: A, B, C, Youth - deportment award now not given its own class again.
1990-2000: A, B, C, D, Youth - D now a lower division; i.e. deportment award separate.
2001-2003: A, B, C, D, E, Youth - E a new lower division.
2004-2009: Classes A-E relabelled Championship, First, Second, Third, Fourth Sections, to harmonise with the national nomenclature. Youth section continues.
2010-: Ch, 1, 2, 3, 4, Youth, Training - a second youth band section introduced.

Classes A and B were always differentiated on merit. Class C was originally a supplementary open class, which became a second class for Class B bands, but from 1960 was regarded as a third class differentiated on merit. Class D was historically a deportment class, but was dropped in 1978 and reinstated in 1990 as a fourth class differentiated on merit.





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