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 4-Jan-2015

Pos Band Region Points +/-
1 Cory Wales 1,945.43 -
2 Black Dyke Yorkshire 1,330.43 -
3 Tredegar Wales 983.30 -
4 Foden's North West 724.02 -
5 Grimethorpe Colliery Yorkshire 634.15 -
6 Brighouse and Rastrick Yorkshire 628.90 -
7 Flowers West 486.73 -
8 Fairey North West 433.87 -
9 Eikanger-Bjørsvik Norway 395.00 -
10 Burgermusik Luzern Switzerland 289.03 -
11 Co-operative Funeralcare Scotland 284.95 +2
12 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Yorkshire 262.77 -1
13 Leyland North West 246.85 -1
14 Whitburn Scotland 194.56 +1
15 Brass Band Schoonhoven Netherlands 145.30 -1
16 Desford Colliery Midlands 139.40 -
17 Tongwynlais Temperance Wales 136.48 -
18 Manger Musikklag Norway 132.98 -
19 Brass Band Willebroek Belgium 115.63 +4
20 Reg Vardy North 114.64 +2
21 Virtuosi GUS Midlands 111.00 -2
22 Stavanger Norway 109.00 -2
23 Hammonds Saltaire Yorkshire 108.68 -2
24 Rothwell Temperance Yorkshire 96.91 +2
25 Woodfalls West 90.69 -1
26 Kirkintilloch Scotland 80.89 +3
27 Brass Band 13 Etoiles Switzerland 80.24 +5
28 Buizingen Belgium 79.71 -
29 Burry Port Town Wales 75.29 -4
30 Milnrow North West 68.89 -3
31 Noord Limburgse Belgium 65.71 -
32 Seindorf Beaumaris Wales 59.84 -2
33 Marsden Silver Yorkshire 57.26 +2
34 Hepworth Yorkshire 48.66 -1
35 EYMS North 46.78 +2
36 Paris Brass Band France 46.39 -2
37 Valaisia Brass Band Switzerland 44.85 +8
38 Aldbourne West 44.28 -2
39 Brass Band of Central Florida USA 39.35 -1
40 Northop Wales 37.87 -1
41 Fountain City Brass Band USA 35.72 -1
42 Brass Band Fribourg Switzerland 35.71 -
43 Tylorstown Wales 35.16 -2
44 Kingdom Brass Scotland 32.77 -1
45 Wingates North West 28.31 +9
46 BTM Wales 27.29 -2
47 City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Wales 25.82 -1
48 Pemberton Old Wigan DW North West 25.77 -1
49 Windcorp Sweden 23.43 -1
50 Thoresby Colliery Midlands 22.92 -1
51 Redbridge Brass London & SC 22.22 +6
52 Brisbane Excelsior Australia 22.06 -2
53 Concord Denmark 21.60 -2
54 Lyngby Taarbaek Denmark 21.52 -2
55 Wantage Silver 'A' London & SC 21.35 -2
56 Brass Band Oberösterreich Austria 21.09 -1
57 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Yorkshire 20.55 +6
58 Filton Concert Brass West 20.03 -2
59 Friary Guildford London & SC 18.91 -1
60 Brass Band Berneroberland Switzerland 18.89 +57
61 Co-operative Funeralcare North West North West 18.76 -
62 UNITE the Union (City of Sheffield) Yorkshire 18.39 -2
63 Bjørsvik Brass Norway 18.35 -4
64 Austrian Brass Band - University of Graz Austria 17.46 -2
65 Skelmanthorpe Yorkshire 17.14 -
66 Mount Charles West 16.85 +1
67 Oldham Band (Lees) North West 16.75 -1
68 Krohnengen Norway 16.58 -4
69 Camborne Town West 16.29 -1
70 Sola Brass Band Norway 15.56 +12
71 Ensemble de Cuivres Valaisan A Switzerland 15.50 +9
72 Goodwick Brass Wales 15.41 +5
73 Brass Band de Wâldsang Netherlands 15.35 -3
74 Oslo Brass Band Norway 15.30 -5
75 Wellington Brass New Zealand 15.18 -4
76 Ebbw Valley Brass Wales 14.80 +3
77 Nord-Pas-de-Calais France 14.69 -4
78 Jaren Hornmusikkforening Norway 14.58 -6
79 Festival Brass Band Belgium 14.36 +25
80 Bazuin-Oenkerk Netherlands 14.13 -6
81 NASUWT Riverside North 13.46 +21
82 Downshire Brass N. Ireland 13.33 +4
83 Jaguar Land Rover Midlands 13.15 -7
84 Atlantic Brass Band USA 13.14 -9
85 Brass Band Heist Belgium 13.13 +13
86 Newstead Brass Midlands 12.90 +2
87 Zone One Brass London & SC 12.82 -9
88 Llwydcoed Wales 12.55 -3
89 Ashton-under-Lyne North West 12.21 -8
90 Dalmellington Scotland 11.82 +5
91 Derwent Brass Midlands 11.79 -8
92 City of Bradford Yorkshire 11.66 -8
93 Tertnes Brass Norway 11.50 +8
94 Blackburn and Darwen North West 11.18 -4
95 Felling North 10.93 -6
96 Pontardulais Wales 10.83 +29
97 Amsterdam Brass Netherlands 10.61 -10
98 Aveley and Newham London & SC 10.54 -4
99 1st Old Boys Association Silver N. Ireland 10.44 -6
100 Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass Scotland 10.17 +13
101 Dalewool Auckland Brass New Zealand 9.72 -10
102 Woolston Brass New Zealand 9.67 -10
103 Solna Brass Sweden 9.55 -7
104 Staffordshire Midlands 9.23 -5
105 Brass of the Potomac USA 9.08 -8
106 Brass Band Rijnmond Netherlands 8.65 -6
107 Murley Silver N. Ireland 8.61 +8
108 Clackmannan District Scotland 8.60 +2
109 Rainford North West 8.44 -
110 South Brisbane Federal Australia 8.28 -7
111 Fishburn North 8.23 +8
112 St. Dennis West 8.16 -7
113 Ensemble de Cuivres Mélodia Switzerland 8.16 +82
114 Kidlington Concert London & SC 7.97 -6
115 Chicago Brass Band USA 7.95 -9
116 Betlehemskyrkans Brass Sweden 7.87 -9
117 Ila Brass Norway 7.51 -6
118 Princeton BB USA 7.49 -6
119 Drogheda Brass Band Ireland 7.35 -3
120 James Madison University USA 7.17 -6
121 Bo'ness and Carriden Scotland 7.17 -3
122 Parc and Dare Wales 6.82 +11
123 Darebin City - Preston Band Australia 6.80 -3
124 Aarhus Denmark 6.74 -3
125 Bournemouth Concert West 6.56 -2
126 Aeolus France 6.41 -4
127 Lewis Merthyr Wales 6.38 -1
128 Drighlington Yorkshire 6.30 -4
129 Brass Band Leieland Belgium 6.26 +25
130 Blaenavon Town Wales 6.02 +5
131 Lydbrook West 5.95 -4
132 Strata Brass Yorkshire 5.92 -4
133 Silkeborg Blaeserne Denmark 5.79 -4
134 Vernon Building Society Poynton North West 5.77 -4
135 Spal Automotive Sovereign Brass Midlands 5.74 -4
136 North Shore Brass New Zealand 5.64 -4
137 Bon Accord Scotland 5.60 +15
138 Ratby Co-operative Midlands 5.60 +10
139 Brass Band Zele Belgium 5.48 +46
140 Kleppe Musikklag Norway 5.47 -6
141 Marple North West 5.32 -3
142 Kew Band Melbourne Australia 5.29 -6
143 Hatfield Yorkshire 5.27 -6
144 Laganvale (Metal Technology) N. Ireland 5.16 -
145 Blidworth Welfare Midlands 5.05 +17
146 Regent Brass London & SC 4.97 -5
147 Provinciale Brassband Groningen Netherlands 4.84 -8
148 Brisbane Brass 1 Australia 4.84 -8
149 Thundersley London & SC 4.82 -6
150 Abergavenny Borough Wales 4.82 -8
151 Melingriffith 2 Wales 4.74 +17
152 Lochgelly Scotland 4.72 +1
153 Foresters Brass 2000 Midlands 4.68 -7
154 Van de Kreeke Brass Band Limburg Netherlands 4.59 -9
155 Newtongrange Silver Scotland 4.59 -6
156 Markham and District Wales 4.31 -9
157 Deiniolen Wales 4.26 +1
158 Tullis Russell Mills Scotland 4.23 -7
159 FDF Christianshavn Brass Denmark 4.16 -9
160 Johnstone Silver Scotland 4.09 -
161 Soli Brass Netherlands 4.09 -5
162 Lockwood Brass North 4.08 -5
163 Unison Kinneil Scotland 4.08 +13
164 AW Parker (Drybrook) West 4.03 New
165 Molde Brass Band Norway 3.98 -10
166 RAF St. Athan Voluntary Wales 3.96 -7
167 Dublin Silver USA 3.85 -6
168 Hebden Bridge Yorkshire 3.70 +4
169 Gunnedah Shire Band Australia 3.70 -6
170 Brass Band Wipptal Italy 3.66 -6
171 Bayerische Brassband Akademie (3BA) Germany 3.60 -4
172 St Mary's Band Club Australia 3.59 -6
173 Footscray-Yarraville City Australia 3.57 -8
174 Ensemble de Cuivres Jurassien Switzerland 3.51 New
175 Sandhurst Silver London & SC 3.49 -4
176 Brassage France 3.46 -7
177 Canterbury Brass New Zealand 3.46 -7
178 Cwmaman Institute Wales 3.45 -1
179 Mossley North West 3.42 -6
180 Longridge North West 3.36 -6
181 Shepherd Group North 3.34 +1
182 Silk Brass Macclesfield North West 3.32 -7
183 St. Austell Town West 3.28 -3
184 Uffes Blås Sweden 3.26 -6
185 Sherborne Town West 3.24 -6
186 Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Brass Australia 3.09 -5
187 Michelmersh Silver West 3.03 New
188 Brunel Brass West 3.00 -4
189 Wallberg Brass Band Switzerland 2.97 -6
190 Fulham Brass London & SC 2.88 -3
191 Third Carrickfergus N. Ireland 2.88 New
192 Newmilns and Galston Scotland 2.88 -1
193 Lanner and District Silver West 2.87 -7
194 Chapeltown Silver Yorkshire 2.85 New
195 Leicestershire Co-operative Midlands 2.85 -7
196 Wardle and District Anderson Brass North West 2.81 -7
197 Oster Brass Norway 2.80 -7
198 Morecambe North West 2.78 -6
199 Tyldesley North West 2.77 -1
200 Ascot Park Hotel of Invercargill New Zealand 2.76 -7

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