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 3-Apr-2015

Pos Band Region Points +/-
1 Cory Wales 1,732.25 -
2 Black Dyke Yorkshire 1,103.75 -
3 Tredegar Wales 901.92 -
4 Foden's North West 683.23 -
5 Grimethorpe Colliery Yorkshire 587.98 -
6 Brighouse and Rastrick Yorkshire 562.86 -
7 Flowers West 537.67 -
8 Fairey North West 417.30 +1
9 Eikanger-Bjørsvik Norway 357.41 -1
10 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Yorkshire 313.42 +2
11 Co-operative Funeralcare Scotland 274.44 -
12 Burgermusik Luzern Switzerland 217.85 -2
13 Whitburn Scotland 208.71 +1
14 Leyland North West 203.59 -1
15 Virtuosi GUS Midlands 170.30 -
16 Tongwynlais Temperance Wales 161.54 +4
17 Manger Musikklag Norway 139.70 -1
18 Rothwell Temperance Yorkshire 129.71 +7
19 Desford Colliery Midlands 126.99 +2
20 Stavanger Norway 123.63 -2
21 Reg Vardy North 122.26 +1
22 Woodfalls West 120.91 -3
23 Brass Band Schoonhoven Netherlands 114.62 -6
24 Hammonds Saltaire Yorkshire 105.32 -1
25 Burry Port Town Wales 90.31 +2
26 Brass Band Willebroek Belgium 88.57 -2
27 Kirkintilloch Scotland 82.81 -1
28 Northop Wales 81.79 +15
29 Milnrow North West 67.21 +1
30 Buizingen Belgium 62.02 -1
31 Marsden Silver Yorkshire 58.00 +3
32 Fountain City Brass Band USA 57.73 +15
33 Brass Band 13 Etoiles Switzerland 57.45 -5
34 Seindorf Beaumaris Wales 57.14 -1
35 Paris Brass Band France 56.36 -4
36 Hepworth Yorkshire 56.14 +1
37 Wingates North West 54.54 +11
38 Friary Guildford London & SC 52.56 +3
39 EYMS North 52.18 -4
40 Redbridge Brass London & SC 51.13 -4
41 Noord Limburgse Belgium 50.42 -9
42 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Yorkshire 39.44 +15
43 Kingdom Brass Scotland 38.47 +7
44 Thoresby Colliery Midlands 37.04 +1
45 Tylorstown Wales 36.88 +1
46 Aldbourne West 36.31 -8
47 Camborne Town West 35.48 +22
48 Valaisia Brass Band Switzerland 33.49 -9
49 Brass Band of Central Florida USA 33.28 -7
50 BTM Wales 32.13 +4
51 Oslo Brass Band Norway 32.05 -11
52 Filton Concert Brass West 30.47 +13
53 Atlantic Brass Band USA 29.09 +36
54 Bjørsvik Brass Norway 28.39 -10
55 Brass Band Fribourg Switzerland 26.58 -6
56 Llwydcoed Wales 26.49 +26
57 City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Wales 26.45 -1
58 Ashton-under-Lyne North West 26.25 +33
59 Nord-Pas-de-Calais France 25.12 -8
60 Wantage Silver 'A' London & SC 24.88 -7
61 Pemberton Old Wigan DW North West 24.61 -6
62 Krohnengen Norway 22.83 -10
63 Mount Charles West 22.51 +4
64 UNITE the Union (City of Sheffield) Yorkshire 21.21 -
65 NASUWT Riverside North 20.94 +20
66 Jaguar Land Rover Midlands 20.20 +14
67 Zone One Brass London & SC 19.85 +14
68 Windcorp Sweden 18.82 -10
69 Princeton BB USA 18.19 +54
70 City of Bradford Yorkshire 18.07 +25
71 Brisbane Excelsior Australia 18.05 -12
72 Co-operative Funeralcare North West North West 17.71 -6
73 Oldham Band (Lees) North West 17.66 -3
74 Bon Accord Scotland 17.31 +67
75 Concord Denmark 17.23 -14
76 Lyngby Taarbaek Denmark 17.17 -13
77 Jaren Hornmusikkforening Norway 16.41 -15
78 Skelmanthorpe Yorkshire 15.98 -6
79 Goodwick Brass Wales 15.96 -5
80 Sola Brass Band Norway 15.03 -7
81 Bournemouth Concert West 14.95 +45
82 Blackburn and Darwen North West 14.85 +12
83 Dalmellington Scotland 14.52 +13
84 Newstead Brass Midlands 14.43 -1
85 James Madison University USA 14.36 +42
86 Brass Band Berneroberland Switzerland 13.82 -18
87 Austrian Brass Band - University of Graz Austria 13.51 -16
88 Aveley and Newham London & SC 13.21 -9
89 Ebbw Valley Brass Wales 12.93 -11
90 Fishburn North 12.92 +26
91 Morecambe North West 12.54 New
92 Derwent Brass Midlands 12.49 -
93 Brass Band Oberösterreich Austria 12.48 -33
94 Wellington Brass New Zealand 12.41 -18
95 Brass Band de Wâldsang Netherlands 12.08 -20
96 Chicago Brass Band USA 12.05 +23
97 Felling North 11.78 +1
98 Tertnes Brass Norway 11.76 -10
99 Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass Scotland 11.62 +4
100 Downshire Brass N. Ireland 11.49 -13
101 Ensemble de Cuivres Valaisan A Switzerland 11.34 -24
102 Bazuin-Oenkerk Netherlands 10.96 -16
103 Festival Brass Band Belgium 10.66 -19
104 Brass Band Heist Belgium 10.30 -14
105 Rainford North West 10.30 -8
106 Pontardulais Wales 9.95 -6
107 Brass of the Potomac USA 9.35 +2
108 Staffordshire Midlands 9.32 -4
109 Clackmannan District Scotland 9.23 +6
110 Molde Brass Band Norway 9.03 -17
111 1st Old Boys Association Silver N. Ireland 8.92 -10
112 Ratby Co-operative Midlands 8.71 +24
113 Strata Brass Yorkshire 8.62 +25
114 Ila Brass Norway 8.30 -15
115 Amsterdam Brass Netherlands 8.04 -13
116 St. Dennis West 8.01 -5
117 Drighlington Yorkshire 7.99 +15
118 Dalewool Auckland Brass New Zealand 7.93 -13
119 Woolston Brass New Zealand 7.93 -13
120 Solna Brass Sweden 7.79 -13
121 Parc and Dare Wales 7.70 +7
122 Murley Silver N. Ireland 7.26 -10
123 Kidlington Concert London & SC 7.19 -6
124 Kleppe Musikklag Norway 7.14 -16
125 Brass Band de Douai France 7.01 -15
126 St. Austell Town West 6.82 +58
127 Brass Band Rijnmond Netherlands 6.79 -14
128 Brassage France 6.77 -14
129 Lewis Merthyr Wales 6.74 +5
130 South Brisbane Federal Australia 6.71 -12
131 Lydbrook West 6.44 -
132 Betlehemskyrkans Brass Sweden 6.42 -12
133 Bo'ness and Carriden Scotland 6.41 -8
134 Spal Automotive Sovereign Brass Midlands 6.36 -1
135 Drogheda Brass Band Ireland 6.14 -11
136 Aeolus France 6.05 -14
137 Staines Brass London & SC 5.95 +59
138 Ensemble de Cuivres Mélodia Switzerland 5.69 -17
139 Blaenavon Town Wales 5.63 -4
140 Darebin City - Preston Band Australia 5.50 -11
141 Aarhus Denmark 5.48 -11
142 Newtongrange Silver Scotland 5.31 +14
143 Lanner and District Silver West 5.17 +54
144 Vernon Building Society Poynton North West 5.16 -4
145 Regent Brass London & SC 5.12 -2
146 Lochgelly Scotland 4.98 +11
147 Laganvale (Metal Technology) N. Ireland 4.83 -2
148 Easington Colliery North 4.79 New
149 Thundersley London & SC 4.76 +1
150 Silkeborg Blaeserne Denmark 4.67 -11
151 Brass Band Leieland Belgium 4.60 -14
152 North Shore Brass New Zealand 4.60 -10
153 Hebden Bridge Yorkshire 4.59 +13
154 Marple North West 4.54 -10
155 Foresters Brass 2000 Midlands 4.53 -4
156 Blidworth Welfare Midlands 4.53 -7
157 Deiniolen Wales 4.45 +5
158 Hatfield Yorkshire 4.43 -11
159 Abergavenny Borough Wales 4.32 -7
160 Kew Band Melbourne Australia 4.32 -12
161 Unison Kinneil Scotland 4.29 +6
162 Brass Band Zele Belgium 4.14 -16
163 Longridge North West 4.10 -5
164 Hade Edge Yorkshire 4.07 New
165 Shepherd Group North 4.06 +21
166 Markham and District Wales 4.03 -5
167 Johnstone Silver Scotland 4.02 +2
168 Melingriffith 2 Wales 4.02 -14
169 Medway London & SC 4.02 New
170 Brisbane Brass 1 Australia 3.93 -17
171 Haslingden and Helmshore North West 3.88 +1
172 Tullis Russell Mills Scotland 3.82 -9
173 Provinciale Brassband Groningen Netherlands 3.81 -18
174 Sandhurst Silver London & SC 3.80 +13
175 Tyldesley North West 3.79 -
176 AW Parker (Drybrook) West 3.77 -6
177 East London Brass London & SC 3.76 New
178 Jackfield Elcock Reisen Midlands 3.76 +1
179 Lockwood Brass North 3.66 -15
180 Oslofjorde Brass Norway 3.56 -21
181 Sherborne Town West 3.50 -4
182 Chapeltown Silver Yorkshire 3.50 New
183 Van de Kreeke Brass Band Limburg Netherlands 3.47 -23
184 RAF St. Athan Voluntary Wales 3.44 -13
185 Soli Brass Netherlands 3.42 -20
186 FDF Christianshavn Brass Denmark 3.36 -18
187 Dublin Silver USA 3.35 -14
188 Roberts Bakery North West 3.29 New
189 Cwmaman Institute Wales 3.26 -15
190 Freckleton North West 3.14 New
191 Brass Band Wipptal Italy 3.07 -15
192 Gunnedah Shire Band Australia 3.03 -14
193 South Yorkshire Police Yorkshire 3.03 New
194 Bayerische Brassband Akademie (3BA) Germany 3.01 -14
195 St Mary's Band Club Australia 3.01 -14
196 Silk Brass Macclesfield North West 2.99 -8
197 Fulham Brass London & SC 2.95 -5
198 Footscray-Yarraville City Australia 2.90 -16
199 Roche Brass West 2.87 New
200 Mossley North West 2.85 -15

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