World Rankings / International

These rankings have been meticulously prepared and provide an accurate reflection of the merits of each band mentioned. For more information read how the rankings system works.


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Rankings as of 24-Aug-2014

Pos Band Region Points +/-
1 Cory Wales 1,541.33 -
2 Tredegar Wales 910.25 -
3 Foden's North West 669.76 -
4 Black Dyke Yorkshire 643.67 -
5 Eikanger-Bjørsvik Norway 557.38 -
6 Brighouse and Rastrick Yorkshire 457.44 -
7 Burgermusik Luzern Switzerland 402.89 -
8 Grimethorpe Colliery Yorkshire 334.54 -
9 Co-operative Funeralcare Scotland 320.64 +2
10 Fairey North West 310.37 -1
11 Leyland North West 307.04 -1
12 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Yorkshire 283.31 -
13 Flowers West 251.23 -
14 Tongwynlais Temperance Wales 181.01 -
15 Manger Musikklag Norway 177.86 -
16 Whitburn Scotland 176.46 -
17 Brass Band Schoonhoven Netherlands 166.24 -
18 Brass Band Willebroek Belgium 142.67 -
19 Virtuosi GUS Midlands 130.07 -
20 Reg Vardy North 100.06 -
21 Buizingen Belgium 97.23 -
22 Woodfalls West 92.60 -
23 Kirkintilloch Scotland 92.52 -
24 Seindorf Beaumaris Wales 87.20 -
25 Rothwell Temperance Yorkshire 84.87 -
26 Noord Limburgse Belgium 83.42 -
27 Milnrow North West 81.70 -
28 Burry Port Town Wales 80.18 +4
29 Desford Colliery Midlands 79.58 -1
30 Hammonds Saltaire Yorkshire 78.75 -1
31 Marsden Silver Yorkshire 74.43 -
32 Stavanger Norway 74.13 -2
33 EYMS North 67.15 +1
34 Paris Brass Band France 67.06 -1
35 Aldbourne West 57.05 -
36 Hepworth Yorkshire 54.32 -
37 Northop Wales 46.83 -
38 Brass Band of Central Florida USA 46.30 -
39 Brass Band Fribourg Switzerland 46.01 -
40 Brass Band Treize Etoiles Switzerland 44.03 -
41 Fountain City Brass Band USA 42.01 -
42 Kingdom Brass Scotland 41.78 +1
43 Tylorstown Wales 40.92 -1
44 BTM Wales 33.02 +1
45 Pemberton Old Wigan DW North West 33.00 -1
46 Wingates North West 30.92 -
47 City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Wales 30.01 +4
48 Brisbane Excelsior Australia 29.06 -1
49 Thoresby Colliery Midlands 28.04 -1
50 Redbridge Brass London & SC 26.98 -1
51 Valaisia Brass Band Switzerland 26.20 -1
52 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Yorkshire 25.55 -
53 Sola Brass Band Norway 24.30 +1
54 Austrian Brass Band - University of Graz Austria 24.01 -1
55 Oslo Brass Band Norway 23.08 -
56 Co-operative Funeralcare North West North West 22.62 -
57 Krohnengen Norway 22.39 -
58 Bjørsvik Brass Norway 21.22 -
59 Nord-Pas-de-Calais France 20.97 -
60 Mount Charles West 20.51 +2
61 Concord Denmark 20.45 -1
62 Brass Band Oberösterreich Austria 20.34 -1
63 Friary Guildford London & SC 20.22 +4
64 Wellington Brass New Zealand 20.03 +42
65 Jaren Hornmusikkforening Norway 19.78 -2
66 Windcorp Sweden 19.50 -2
67 Camborne Town West 19.23 +4
68 Zone One Brass London & SC 18.49 -3
69 UNITE the Union (City of Sheffield) Yorkshire 18.29 -3
70 Tertnes Brass Norway 18.14 -
71 Atlantic Brass Band USA 17.96 -3
72 Ensemble de Cuivres Valaisan A Switzerland 17.83 -3
73 Lyngby Taarbaek Denmark 16.25 -1
74 Dalmellington Scotland 15.62 -1
75 Brass Band de Wâldsang Netherlands 14.06 -1
76 Newstead Brass Midlands 13.92 -1
77 Skelmanthorpe Yorkshire 13.79 -1
78 Jaguar Land Rover Midlands 13.58 -1
79 Felling North 13.17 -
80 Aveley and Newham London & SC 13.16 -2
81 Dalewool Auckland Brass New Zealand 12.92 +56
82 Festival Brass Band Belgium 12.88 -2
83 Woolston Brass New Zealand 12.68 +22
84 Llwydcoed Wales 12.58 +3
85 Brass of the Potomac USA 12.53 -4
86 Blackburn and Darwen North West 12.37 -4
87 Brass Band Heist Belgium 12.37 -4
88 Goodwick Brass Wales 12.23 +4
89 NASUWT Riverside North 11.88 -5
90 Ila Brass Norway 11.63 -5
91 Wantage Silver 'A' London & SC 11.45 -5
92 Clackmannan District Scotland 11.34 -1
93 South Brisbane Federal Australia 11.16 -5
94 Rainford North West 10.74 -5
95 Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass Scotland 10.69 +6
96 Brass Band Rijnmond Netherlands 10.62 +7
97 Princeton BB USA 10.34 -7
98 Chicago Brass Band USA 10.13 -5
99 James Madison University USA 9.88 -5
100 Ashton-under-Lyne North West 9.75 -5
101 Staffordshire Midlands 9.65 -5
102 Ebbw Valley Brass Wales 9.46 +29
103 Derwent Brass Midlands 9.38 -6
104 Kidlington Concert London & SC 9.32 -6
105 St. Dennis West 9.32 -1
106 Darebin City - Preston Band Australia 9.20 -7
107 Aeolus France 9.12 -7
108 1st Old Boys Association Silver N. Ireland 8.75 -6
109 Downshire Brass N. Ireland 8.69 +7
110 North Shore Brass New Zealand 7.49 New
111 Fishburn North 7.44 -4
112 Drogheda Brass Band Ireland 7.43 +39
113 Drighlington Yorkshire 7.25 -5
114 Spal Automotive Sovereign Brass Midlands 7.11 -5
115 Kew Band Melbourne Australia 6.98 -5
116 Brass Band Leieland Belgium 6.74 -5
117 Oldham Band (Lees) North West 6.63 -5
118 Brisbane Brass 1 Australia 6.50 -4
119 Molde Brass Band Norway 6.47 -6
120 Bournemouth Concert West 6.42 -5
121 Regent Brass London & SC 6.25 -4
122 Newtongrange Silver Scotland 6.09 -3
123 Lochgelly Scotland 6.08 -1
124 Lydbrook West 6.04 -6
125 Laganvale (Metal Technology) N. Ireland 6.00 -5
126 Pontardulais Wales 5.93 -5
127 Lewis Merthyr Wales 5.84 +1
128 Aarhus Denmark 5.76 -5
129 Blaenavon Town Wales 5.70 +18
130 Ratby Co-operative Midlands 5.68 -6
131 Strata Brass Yorkshire 5.54 -4
132 Bazuin-Oenkerk Netherlands 5.49 -7
133 Amsterdam Brass Netherlands 5.35 -7
134 Markham and District Wales 5.08 +2
135 Parc and Dare Wales 4.93 +15
136 Brassage France 4.89 -7
137 Gunnedah Shire Band Australia 4.86 -7
138 Betlehemskyrkans Brass Sweden 4.78 -6
139 Footscray-Yarraville City Australia 4.76 -6
140 Foresters Brass 2000 Midlands 4.73 -2
141 Deiniolen Wales 4.71 +16
142 Brass Band Berneroberland Switzerland 4.64 -8
143 Solna Brass Sweden 4.60 -8
144 Canterbury Brass New Zealand 4.59 New
145 Sandhurst Silver London & SC 4.48 -6
146 Brass Band Wipptal Italy 4.48 -6
147 Vernon Building Society Poynton North West 4.45 -5
148 St Mary's Band Club Australia 4.44 -5
149 Kleppe Musikklag Norway 4.43 -8
150 Bayerische Brassband Akademie (3BA) Germany 4.40 New
151 Ensemble de Cuivres Mélodia Switzerland 4.36 -7
152 Bon Accord Scotland 4.32 +9
153 Brass Band Zele Belgium 4.25 -8
154 Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Brass Australia 4.21 -8
155 Melingriffith 2 Wales 4.19 -1
156 Ensemble de Cuivres Jurassien Switzerland 3.99 -8
157 City of Bradford Yorkshire 3.99 -8
158 RAF St. Athan Voluntary Wales 3.95 +12
159 Bo'ness and Carriden Scotland 3.93 -7
160 Shepherd Group North 3.76 -7
161 Unison Kinneil Scotland 3.68 -6
162 Cwmaman Institute Wales 3.67 -
163 Ascot Park Hotel of Invercargill New Zealand 3.67 New
164 Provinciale Brassband Groningen Netherlands 3.62 -8
165 Longridge North West 3.48 -7
166 Leicestershire Co-operative Midlands 3.43 New
167 Mossley North West 3.39 -8
168 Morecambe North West 3.35 -8
169 Brunel Brass West 3.33 -1
170 Soli Brass Netherlands 3.25 -1
171 Abergavenny Borough Wales 3.16 -8
172 Sherborne Town West 3.16 -7
173 Oslofjorde Brass Norway 3.12 -9
174 Bilton Silver Midlands 3.12 -7
175 Warringah Concert Brass Australia 3.11 -9
176 Easington Colliery North 3.03 New
177 Wardle and District Anderson Brass North West 3.00 -6
178 Filton Concert Brass West 2.99 -6
179 Tyldesley North West 2.95 +2
180 Staines Brass London & SC 2.94 -7
181 St. Austell Town West 2.93 +10
182 Newmilns and Galston Scotland 2.87 +1
183 Lanner and District Silver West 2.86 -8
184 Jackfield Elcock Reisen Midlands 2.86 -10
185 Lourdes Brass Band Ireland 2.78 New
186 Michelmersh Silver West 2.77 -10
187 Wakefield Metropolitan Yorkshire 2.71 -10
188 Third Carrickfergus N. Ireland 2.70 -10
189 Silk Brass Macclesfield North West 2.68 -10
190 Glenorchy City Concert Brass Australia 2.64 -10
191 Brass Band de Douai France 2.60 -9
192 East London Brass London & SC 2.59 -8
193 Dronfield Yorkshire 2.58 New
194 Tullis Russell Mills Scotland 2.53 -7
195 Becontree Brass London & SC 2.53 -10
196 Freckleton North West 2.52 -10
197 Johnstone Silver Scotland 2.51 -9
198 Barton Town North 2.46 -8
199 Brass Band Kortrijk Belgium 2.45 -10
200 Dinnington Colliery Yorkshire 2.41 New

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