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1973 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Saturday, October 6, 1973

Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Freedom, Hubert Bath

Eric Ball, Havelock Nelson, D. Pope

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Brighouse & RastrickJ. Scott793
2CWS (Manchester)D. Garside1992
3Black Dyke MillsR. Newsome991
4DalmellintonA. Street1790
5Camborne TownD. Johnston389
6Ever ReadyE. Cunningham1688
-Besses o' th' BarnI. James12-
-B.R. SwindonB. Stone18-
-Carlton Main Frickley CollieryR. Oughton6-
-City of CoventryA. Chappell5-
-CoryA. Kenney8-
-Desford CollieryE. Woodhouse4-
-Grimethorpe CollieryE. Howarth1-
-G.U.S.S. Boddington13-
-HendonD. Morrison10-
-LochgellyE. Jackson14-
-LutonA. Coupe15-
-Patchogue PlymouthJ. Hall2-
-RogerstoneC. Buckley11-


1st: £500
2nd: £200
3rd: £100
4th: £75

The winning band was also presented with a Decca LP recording offer.
The winning conductor was awarded a presentation score of the test piece.

The Spotlight on Service was given to George Thompson.
The Insignia of Honour was awarded to Bert Sullivan.  

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