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2002 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 14, 2002

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
The Maunsell Forts, John McCabe

Adjudicator(s):
William Relton, Michael Ball, David Read

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Buy As You View CoryRobert Childs16-
2FodensBramwell Tovey8-
3Black DykeNicholas Childs3-
4Brighouse and RastrickMajor Ian McElligott12-
5Cwmaman Institute Silver (Tower Colliery)John Hudson2-
6Williams FaireyAlan Withington19-
7DUT Yorkshire Imperial RothwellDavid Evans14-
8TredegarSteve Bastable18-
9Yorkshire Building SocietyDavid King9-
10WhitburnPhilip McCann7-
11LeylandGarry Cutt5-
12KirkintillochFrank Renton6-
13Besses o' th' BarnLinda Nicholson1-
14Grimethorpe Colliery (UK Coal)James Gourlay10-
15Ever ReadyRay Farr11-
16CWS GlasgowJohn Hinkley4-
17Travelsphere HolidaysBrian Grant15-
18Glossop OldJim Cant13-
19Carlton Main Frickley CollieryWilliam Rushworth17-

No points were awarded.

Prizes:

1st: £3,000 plus the British Open Challenge Trophy and the Belle Vue Challenge Cup.
2nd: £2,000 plus the Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £1,500 plus the Harry Mortimer Trophy.
4th: £1,000 plus the Edrich Siebert Memorial Trophy.
5th: £500 plus the John Gladney Trophy.
6th: £400 plus the William Rimmer Trophy.

The Iles Medal was awarded to Garry Cutt.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Betty Anderson.

The winning conductor, Robert Childs was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Alan Wycherley, Soprano, Fodens, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

Relegated bands: Glossop Old, Carlton Main and CWS Glasgow.
 



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