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 1-Dec-2014

Pos Band Region Points +/-
1 Cory Wales 2,074.21 -
2 Black Dyke Yorkshire 1,410.83 -
3 Tredegar Wales 1,051.60 -
4 Foden's North West 772.31 -
5 Grimethorpe Colliery Yorkshire 677.18 +5
6 Brighouse and Rastrick Yorkshire 674.81 -1
7 Flowers West 513.52 -1
8 Fairey North West 464.19 -
9 Eikanger-Bjørsvik Norway 420.39 -2
10 Burgermusik Luzern Switzerland 290.56 -1
11 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Yorkshire 280.92 +2
12 Leyland North West 265.54 -
13 Co-operative Funeralcare Scotland 249.96 -2
14 Brass Band Schoonhoven Netherlands 154.61 +4
15 Whitburn Scotland 147.17 -1
16 Desford Colliery Midlands 145.15 -1
17 Tongwynlais Temperance Wales 144.61 -1
18 Manger Musikklag Norway 143.06 -1
19 Virtuosi GUS Midlands 118.87 +1
20 Stavanger Norway 116.19 +11
21 Hammonds Saltaire Yorkshire 112.86 -2
22 Reg Vardy North 107.99 -
23 Brass Band Willebroek Belgium 101.88 -2
24 Woodfalls West 95.83 -1
25 Burry Port Town Wales 79.01 +1
26 Rothwell Temperance Yorkshire 78.27 -1
27 Milnrow North West 70.76 -
28 Buizingen Belgium 70.42 -4
29 Kirkintilloch Scotland 64.50 -1
30 Seindorf Beaumaris Wales 62.12 -
31 Noord Limburgse Belgium 60.48 -2
32 Brass Band 13 Etoiles Switzerland 51.45 +1
33 Hepworth Yorkshire 51.19 +2
34 Paris Brass Band France 49.44 -2
35 Marsden Silver Yorkshire 48.58 -1
36 Aldbourne West 46.23 +1
37 EYMS North 44.70 -1
38 Brass Band of Central Florida USA 42.50 +3
39 Northop Wales 40.89 -1
40 Fountain City Brass Band USA 38.13 +3
41 Tylorstown Wales 37.55 +1
42 Brass Band Fribourg Switzerland 32.79 -3
43 Kingdom Brass Scotland 32.49 -3
44 BTM Wales 28.96 +1
45 Valaisia Brass Band Switzerland 28.17 -1
46 City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Wales 27.15 -
47 Pemberton Old Wigan DW North West 25.17 -
48 Windcorp Sweden 25.17 +18
49 Thoresby Colliery Midlands 24.31 -1
50 Brisbane Excelsior Australia 23.90 -1
51 Concord Denmark 23.22 +10
52 Lyngby Taarbaek Denmark 23.19 +25
53 Wantage Silver 'A' London & SC 22.69 -1
54 Wingates North West 22.16 -4
55 Brass Band Oberösterreich Austria 22.03 +10
56 Filton Concert Brass West 21.20 +8
57 Redbridge Brass London & SC 20.62 -6
58 Friary Guildford London & SC 20.00 -5
59 Bjørsvik Brass Norway 19.94 +9
60 UNITE the Union (City of Sheffield) Yorkshire 19.43 +2
61 Co-operative Funeralcare North West North West 19.05 -5
62 Austrian Brass Band - University of Graz Austria 18.45 -8
63 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Yorkshire 18.15 -8
64 Krohnengen Norway 18.08 +3
65 Skelmanthorpe Yorkshire 17.86 +6
66 Oldham Band (Lees) North West 17.77 +3
67 Mount Charles West 17.68 -10
68 Camborne Town West 17.16 -10
69 Oslo Brass Band Norway 16.72 -6
70 Brass Band de Wâldsang Netherlands 16.63 +15
71 Wellington Brass New Zealand 16.45 -11
72 Jaren Hornmusikkforening Norway 15.84 -2
73 Nord-Pas-de-Calais France 15.84 -14
74 Bazuin-Oenkerk Netherlands 15.41 +64
75 Atlantic Brass Band USA 14.36 +1
76 Jaguar Land Rover Midlands 14.01 -2
77 Goodwick Brass Wales 13.99 +2
78 Zone One Brass London & SC 13.71 -3
79 Ebbw Valley Brass Wales 13.30 +1
80 Ensemble de Cuivres Valaisan A Switzerland 13.10 -7
81 Ashton-under-Lyne North West 12.87 -
82 Sola Brass Band Norway 12.59 -10
83 Derwent Brass Midlands 12.56 -5
84 City of Bradford Yorkshire 12.44 +7
85 Llwydcoed Wales 12.23 -3
86 Downshire Brass N. Ireland 11.65 +24
87 Amsterdam Brass Netherlands 11.61 +58
88 Newstead Brass Midlands 11.04 -5
89 Felling North 10.77 +3
90 Blackburn and Darwen North West 10.69 -
91 Dalewool Auckland Brass New Zealand 10.55 -3
92 Woolston Brass New Zealand 10.48 -3
93 1st Old Boys Association Silver N. Ireland 10.45 +16
94 Aveley and Newham London & SC 10.43 -8
95 Dalmellington Scotland 10.40 -11
96 Solna Brass Sweden 10.33 +56
97 Brass of the Potomac USA 9.93 -2
98 Brass Band Heist Belgium 9.84 -5
99 Staffordshire Midlands 9.67 +7
100 Brass Band Rijnmond Netherlands 9.33 -
101 Tertnes Brass Norway 9.27 -14
102 NASUWT Riverside North 9.11 -6
103 South Brisbane Federal Australia 8.99 -6
104 Festival Brass Band Belgium 8.83 -10
105 St. Dennis West 8.73 -6
106 Chicago Brass Band USA 8.60 -5
107 Betlehemskyrkans Brass Sweden 8.52 +40
108 Kidlington Concert London & SC 8.48 +4
109 Rainford North West 8.44 -7
110 Clackmannan District Scotland 8.27 -12
111 Ila Brass Norway 8.22 -7
112 Princeton BB USA 8.20 -5
113 Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass Scotland 7.91 -10
114 James Madison University USA 7.84 -6
115 Murley Silver N. Ireland 7.83 New
116 Drogheda Brass Band Ireland 7.83 -
117 Brass Band Berneroberland Switzerland 7.65 -12
118 Bo'ness and Carriden Scotland 7.45 -5
119 Fishburn North 7.40 +7
120 Darebin City - Preston Band Australia 7.39 -9
121 Aarhus Denmark 7.30 +13
122 Aeolus France 6.95 -8
123 Bournemouth Concert West 6.73 -1
124 Drighlington Yorkshire 6.66 -5
125 Pontardulais Wales 6.61 -5
126 Lewis Merthyr Wales 6.53 -8
127 Lydbrook West 6.45 -10
128 Strata Brass Yorkshire 6.35 +4
129 Silkeborg Blaeserne Denmark 6.28 New
130 Vernon Building Society Poynton North West 6.19 +29
131 Spal Automotive Sovereign Brass Midlands 6.14 -16
132 North Shore Brass New Zealand 6.12 -11
133 Parc and Dare Wales 6.05 -9
134 Kleppe Musikklag Norway 5.90 +31
135 Blaenavon Town Wales 5.75 -10
136 Kew Band Melbourne Australia 5.73 -13
137 Hatfield Yorkshire 5.65 -4
138 Marple North West 5.63 +4
139 Provinciale Brassband Groningen Netherlands 5.27 +39
140 Brisbane Brass 1 Australia 5.25 -13
141 Regent Brass London & SC 5.19 -13
142 Abergavenny Borough Wales 5.18 -13
143 Thundersley London & SC 5.10 -
144 Laganvale (Metal Technology) N. Ireland 5.10 -14
145 Van de Kreeke Brass Band Limburg Netherlands 5.02 New
146 Foresters Brass 2000 Midlands 4.98 +12
147 Markham and District Wales 4.66 -6
148 Ratby Co-operative Midlands 4.64 -12
149 Newtongrange Silver Scotland 4.57 -12
150 FDF Christianshavn Brass Denmark 4.52 New
151 Tullis Russell Mills Scotland 4.50 +22
152 Bon Accord Scotland 4.50 -13
153 Lochgelly Scotland 4.49 -18
154 Brass Band Leieland Belgium 4.49 -23
155 Molde Brass Band Norway 4.36 -15
156 Soli Brass Netherlands 4.35 +29
157 Lockwood Brass North 4.31 +6
158 Deiniolen Wales 4.26 -12
159 RAF St. Athan Voluntary Wales 4.20 -11
160 Johnstone Silver Scotland 4.14 -16
161 Dublin Silver USA 4.12 New
162 Blidworth Welfare Midlands 4.11 -2
163 Gunnedah Shire Band Australia 4.00 -14
164 Brass Band Wipptal Italy 3.92 -11
165 Footscray-Yarraville City Australia 3.87 -15
166 St Mary's Band Club Australia 3.86 -12
167 Bayerische Brassband Akademie (3BA) Germany 3.85 -12
168 Melingriffith 2 Wales 3.81 -7
169 Brassage France 3.76 -18
170 Canterbury Brass New Zealand 3.75 -13
171 Sandhurst Silver London & SC 3.72 -15
172 Hebden Bridge Yorkshire 3.69 New
173 Mossley North West 3.65 -5
174 Longridge North West 3.59 +10
175 Silk Brass Macclesfield North West 3.57 -11
176 Unison Kinneil Scotland 3.55 -14
177 Cwmaman Institute Wales 3.55 -7
178 Uffes Blås Sweden 3.53 New
179 Sherborne Town West 3.52 -12
180 St. Austell Town West 3.51 -8
181 Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Brass Australia 3.36 -15
182 Shepherd Group North 3.20 -5
183 Wallberg Brass Band Switzerland 3.18 -9
184 Brunel Brass West 3.12 -3
185 Brass Band Zele Belgium 3.10 -14
186 Lanner and District Silver West 3.09 +2
187 Fulham Brass London & SC 3.05 +8
188 Leicestershire Co-operative Midlands 3.04 -8
189 Wardle and District Anderson Brass North West 3.02 +11
190 Oster Brass Norway 3.02 New
191 Newmilns and Galston Scotland 3.01 -12
192 Morecambe North West 3.00 -10
193 Ascot Park Hotel of Invercargill New Zealand 3.00 -17
194 Dronfield Yorkshire 2.93 -11
195 Ensemble de Cuivres Mélodia Switzerland 2.93 -26
196 Bilton Silver Midlands 2.92 New
197 Easington Colliery North 2.85 -7
198 Tyldesley North West 2.84 -11
199 Strabane N. Ireland 2.84 New
200 Hade Edge (J&E Dickinson) Yorkshire 2.75 New

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