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1981 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 3, 1981

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Blitz, Derek Bourgeois

Adjudicator(s):
Geoffrey Brand, Eric Bravington, William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsMajor Peter Parkes6190
2Brighouse and RastrickDerek Broadbent14188
3WhitburnGeoffrey Whitham3187
4Yorkshire Imperial MetalsJohn Pryce-Jones10186
5Sun LifeChristopher Aidey9185
6Besses o' th' BarnRoy Newsome20183
7=GUSKeith Wilkinson21181
7=LoughboroughC. Fisher11181
9Solent Concert BrassWesley Garner17180
10=Grimethorpe CollieryRay Farr5177
10=Leyland VehiclesRichard Evans19177
12Lewis MerthyrNigel Seaman11176
13=CoryDenzil Stephens16175
13=Newtongrange and Bilston CollieryNigel Boddice1175
15TredegarAlbert Meek13174
16Ever ReadyHoward Snell4173
17Point of Ayr CollieryG. Jones8172
18AlbourneD. Keene2171
19HendonD. Morrison12170
20Morris MotorsClifford Edmunds18169
21DalmellingtonArchie Hutchison7168
22Northumbria PoliceJohn Foxcroft22165

Prizes:
First: £2000
Second: £1000
Third: £500
Fourth: £250

The winning conductor received a presentation score of the test piece.

Due to the change in the way the Regional contests were to be run from 1982, both Black Dyke Mills and Brighouse and Rastrick were given byes to the 1982 final. From 1982 the winners and runners up would gain automatic qualification.

The event was sponsored by the National Westminster Bank
 



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