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1999 British Open Championships

Saturday, September 11, 1999

Birmingham Symphony Hall

Test piece:
...Dove Descending, Philip Wilby

Michael Ball, David Read, Ken Smith

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Yorkshire Building SocietyD. King16-
2Black DykeJ. Watson22-
3Williams FaireyJ. Gourlay12-
4Brighouse & RastrickA. Withington14-
5Fodens CourtoisN. Childs4-
6Buy As You View CoryJ. Wise10-
7TredegarJ. Scott20-
8JJB Sports LeylandR. Evans17-
9CWS GlasgowH. Snell9-
10GUSM. White23-
11WhitburnP. McCann18-
12MarpleG. Cutt15-
13Desford CollieryR. Newsome3-
14Carlton Main FrickleyJ. Hinckley11-
15DUT RothwellT. Wyss1-
16BTP. Bailey6-
17Sellers InternationalP. Parkes21-
18Grimethorpe CollieryA. Sporri7-
19FlowersB. Hurdley19-
20NSK-RHP RansomeB. Grant8-
21Besses o' th' BarnG. Pritchard13-
22Rolls Royce (Coventry)D. Lea5-
23WingatesJ. Davies2-


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 David King.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Lynda Nicholson.

The winning conductor, David King was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Robert Childs, Euphonium, Black Dyke Mills, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

No points were awarded.

Wingates and Besses o' th' Barn were relegated. 

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