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World Rankings

For more information read how the rankings system works.


All Bands

Pos Band Region Points +/-
1 Cory Wales 1,939.60 -
2 Brighouse and Rastrick Yorkshire 835.47 -
3 Black Dyke Yorkshire 820.14 -
4 Eikanger-Bjørsvik Norway 722.82 -
5 Grimethorpe Colliery Yorkshire 516.92 -
6 Brass Band Willebroek Belgium 481.84 +2
7 Valaisia Brass Band Switzerland 468.80 -1
8 Tredegar Wales 396.59 -1
9 Flowers West 358.93 -
10 Fairey North West 337.73 -
11 Foden's North West 281.61 -
12 Virtuosi GUS Midlands 271.82 -
13 Whitburn Scotland 253.98 -
14 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Yorkshire 221.74 -
15 Burgermusik Luzern Switzerland 147.20 +1
16 Stavanger Norway 146.57 -1
17 Co-operative Funeralcare Scotland 135.76 -
18 Buizingen Belgium 135.42 +1
19 Reg Vardy North 135.12 +1
20 Woodfalls West 132.30 -2
21 Leyland North West 120.42 -
22 Paris Brass Band France 120.05 -
23 Desford Colliery Midlands 112.36 -
24 Manger Musikklag Norway 102.30 +3
25 Brass Band Schoonhoven Netherlands 101.44 -
26 Wingates North West 97.62 -2
27 Tongwynlais Temperance Wales 89.13 -1
28 Hammonds Saltaire Yorkshire 81.94 -
29 Friary Guildford London & SC 77.71 -
30 Milnrow North West 77.00 +1
31 Concord Denmark 76.94 -1
32 Rothwell Temperance Yorkshire 69.71 -
33 Hepworth Yorkshire 59.11 -
34 Brass Band Treize Etoiles Switzerland 54.47 +2
35 National Band of New Zealand New Zealand 51.12 New
36 City of Bradford Yorkshire 50.80 -2
37 Jaguar Land Rover Midlands 49.37 -2
38 NASUWT Riverside North 45.90 -1
39 Llwydcoed Wales 44.69 -1
40 Dalmellington Scotland 42.59 -1
41 City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Wales 40.77 -1
42 Camborne Town West 39.22 +3
43 Aldbourne West 37.99 -2
44 Bjørsvik Brass Norway 37.73 -2
45 Thoresby Colliery Midlands 37.72 +1
46 Brisbane Excelsior Australia 37.70 +3
47 Filton Concert Brass West 36.11 -4
48 Wellington Brass New Zealand 35.90 +5
49 Northop Wales 34.48 -5
50 Redbridge Brass London & SC 32.95 -3
51 EYMS North 32.65 -3
52 Fountain City USA 32.09 -2
53 Hauts-de-France Brass Band France 31.45 -2
54 Noord Limburgse Belgium 30.28 +2
55 Burry Port Town Wales 29.94 -3
56 Rainford North West 28.40 -2
57 Jaren Hornmusikkforening Norway 27.43 -2
58 Kirkintilloch Scotland 27.00 -1
59 Brass Band Oberösterreich Austria 22.87 -
60 St. Dennis West 22.68 +3
61 Goodwick Brass Wales 22.22 -3
62 Ratby Co-operative Midlands 21.74 -
63 Atlantic Brass Band USA 21.70 -3
64 Ensemble de Cuivres Valaisan A Switzerland 21.61 -3
65 Central Coast Brass Australia 20.38 -1
66 Zone One Brass London & SC 20.37 -1
67 Woolston Brass New Zealand 20.28 +8
68 Ashton-under-Lyne North West 19.77 -2
69 Oslo Brass Band Norway 19.21 -2
70 Provinciale Brassband Groningen Netherlands 18.51 -2
71 Lyngby Taarbaek Denmark 17.82 +5
72 Bon Accord Scotland 17.34 +1
73 Bayerische Brassband Akademie (3BA) Germany 17.30 -3
74 Kingdom Brass Scotland 17.05 +3
75 Marsden Silver Yorkshire 16.90 -4
76 Aeolus France 16.87 -7
77 Tylorstown Wales 16.26 -5
78 1st Old Boys Association Silver N. Ireland 16.23 -4
79 Verwood Concert Brass West 14.28 -1
80 Haverhill London & SC 13.81 +1
81 Co-operative Funeralcare North West North West 13.80 -2
82 Brass Band Heist Belgium 13.63 +14
83 Footscray-Yarraville City Australia 13.31 -3
84 James Madison University USA 13.18 -2
85 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Yorkshire 13.02 -2
86 Italian Brass Band Italy 12.76 -
87 Dublin Silver USA 12.73 +10
88 Brass Band Berneroberland Switzerland 12.62 -4
89 Ebbw Valley Brass Wales 12.61 -4
90 Wantage Silver 'A' London & SC 12.35 -2
91 Kleppe Musikklag Norway 12.15 -4
92 Brass Band Fribourg Switzerland 12.03 -2
93 Aveley and Newham London & SC 11.98 -4
94 East London Brass London & SC 11.58 +10
95 Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass Scotland 11.29 -3
96 Krohnengen Norway 11.27 -5
97 BTM Wales 11.16 -3
98 Vernon Building Society Poynton North West 10.69 -5
99 Derwent Brass Midlands 10.35 -4
100 UNITE the Union (City of Sheffield) Yorkshire 9.98 -1
101 Bo'ness and Carriden Scotland 9.97 -3
102 Darebin City - Preston Band Australia 9.95 -2
103 Windcorp Sweden 9.65 -2
104 Stannington Brass Yorkshire 9.50 +4
105 Ensemble de Cuivres Mélodia Switzerland 9.49 -3
106 Brass Band Leieland Belgium 9.44 +4
107 Soli Brass Netherlands 9.44 +39
108 Brass Band of Central Florida USA 9.43 -5
109 Dalewool Auckland Brass New Zealand 9.27 +9
110 Festival Brass Band Belgium 9.16 +3
111 Fishburn North 9.03 -5
112 Laganvale (Metal Technology) N. Ireland 9.03 -7
113 Thundersley London & SC 8.77 -4
114 Downshire Brass N. Ireland 8.71 -7
115 Aarhus Denmark 8.09 +8
116 Brass Band de Douai France 8.08 -5
117 Blackburn and Darwen North West 7.90 -5
118 Solna Brass Sweden 7.82 -4
119 Pemberton Old Wigan DW 'B' North West 7.47 -4
120 Oldham Band (Lees) North West 7.41 -3
121 Skelmanthorpe Yorkshire 7.41 -5
122 Lourdes Brass Band Ireland 7.39 -3
123 Hatfield Yorkshire 7.29 -3
124 Tasman Eastern Bay of Plenty New Zealand 7.24 +10
125 Brass Band de Wâldsang Netherlands 6.99 +1
126 Molde Brass Band Norway 6.90 -5
127 Pemberton Old Wigan DW North West 6.83 -5
128 South Brisbane Federal Australia 6.73 -3
129 Hade Edge Yorkshire 6.72 -5
130 Waitakere Auckland Brass New Zealand 6.53 +9
131 Princeton-Rider BB USA 6.46 -4
132 Drogheda Brass Band Ireland 6.41 -4
133 Bazuin-Oenkerk Netherlands 6.38 -3
134 Lydbrook West 6.37 -5
135 Blidworth Welfare Midlands 6.34 -
136 Newtongrange Silver Scotland 5.98 -5
137 Brass Band de Lyon France 5.71 -5
138 Strata Brass Yorkshire 5.67 +45
139 Unison Kinneil Scotland 5.65 -6
140 Lanner and District Silver West 5.52 -4
141 Kidlington Concert London & SC 5.37 -3
142 Elland Yorkshire 5.30 -5
143 Deiniolen Wales 5.17 -3
144 Brassage France 5.08 -3
145 Easington Colliery North 5.08 -2
146 Tertnes Brass Norway 5.07 -4
147 North Shore Brass New Zealand 4.93 +16
148 Parc and Dare Wales 4.81 -4
149 Brass Band Sachsen Germany 4.75 -
150 Oslofjorde Brass Norway 4.71 -5
151 Eccles Borough North West 4.71 -4
152 Mount Charles West 4.62 -4
153 Longridge North West 4.61 -3
154 Roche Brass West 4.46 -1
155 Chicago Brass Band USA 4.42 -4
156 Markham and District Wales 4.33 -4
157 Bournemouth Concert West 4.32 +11
158 Brass Band Zele Belgium 4.30 +8
159 Austrian Brass Band - University of Graz Austria 4.29 -5
160 Ascot Park Hotel of Invercargill New Zealand 4.22 +20
161 Brass Band Rijnmond Netherlands 4.21 -4
162 Diggle North West 4.21 -1
163 Tallgrass Brass Band USA 4.20 -8
164 Roberts Bakery North West 4.14 -8
165 St. Austell Town West 4.10 +25
166 Ila Brass Norway 4.08 -8
167 Chapeltown Silver Yorkshire 4.05 +24
168 Oefening en Uitspanning Netherlands 4.01 New
169 Newstead Brass Midlands 3.99 -10
170 Staffordshire Midlands 3.97 -10
171 Drighlington Yorkshire 3.92 -9
172 Enderby Midlands 3.83 +25
173 Brass Band Regensburg Germany 3.82 -6
174 Llanrug Wales 3.80 -10
175 Musikkorpset Gjallarhorn Norway 3.77 -10
176 Amsterdam Brass Netherlands 3.71 +11
177 BB Panta Rhei Gent Belgium 3.68 -4
178 Jackfield Elcock Reisen Midlands 3.64 -8
179 Spal Automotive Sovereign Brass Midlands 3.62 -10
180 Silkeborg Blaeserne Denmark 3.56 -9
181 Brass of the Potomac USA 3.50 -9
182 Pontardulais Wales 3.40 -8
183 Glenorchy City Concert Brass Australia 3.39 -6
184 Sola Brass Band Norway 3.37 -9
185 Abergavenny Borough Wales 3.35 -9
186 City of Bristol West 3.34 -8
187 Murley Silver N. Ireland 3.31 -6
188 Betlehemskyrkans Brass Sweden 3.29 -9
189 Gunnedah Shire Band Australia 3.28 -7
190 Gota Brass Sweden 3.21 -6
191 Tullis Russell Mills Scotland 3.17 -6
192 South West Comms West 3.16 New
193 Brisbane Brass No. 1 Australia 3.16 -7
194 Leopard Coachlines Canterbury Brass New Zealand 2.93 New
195 Liberty Brass Band Ostschweiz Switzerland 2.89 -7
196 Clackmannan District Scotland 2.89 -
197 FDF Christianshavn Brass Denmark 2.88 -8
198 Crofton Silver Yorkshire 2.74 -6
199 Kensington and Norwood Australia 2.74 -6
200 Blaenavon Town Wales 2.72 -5


Regent Hall Concerts - Eight Trombones

Friday 18 August • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. opp. BHS. London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ


Regent Hall Concerts - GMT Brass Ensemble

Friday 18 August • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE


Black Dyke Band - Scarborough Spa

Saturday 26 August • Scarborough Spa South Bay Scarborough Y011 2HD


Cory Band - Isle of Wight

Saturday 26 August • 159 Fairlee Rd, Newport P030 2EW


Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Snape Maltings

Saturday 26 August • Snape Maltings, Snape IP17 1SR


Stannington Brass Band

August 16 • Stannington Brass Band, Sheffield. 2nd Section National Champions, now 1st section. Ambitious and sociable band. MD Derek Renshaw. Due to our current player leaving for music college we now require a Solo EEb bass playe


Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass

August 16 • *Front Row Cornet & 3rd Cornet* Under MD Phil Garlick we are looking for a front row Cornet & 3rd cornet to join the team as we prepare for the 1st section next year. We have a good concert/contest balance aswell as many social events throughout the year.


Dobcross Silver Band

August 15 • Dobcross Silver Band are looking for two cornet players. Seats dependent on ability/desire as current players happy to move around. We are a third section band with a great team spirit and high expectations. Come and see! Rehearsal Mon/Weds Dobx Band Club


Ian Holmes

BA (hons), PGDip (RCM), ARCM, ALCM
Conductor, piano accompanist and educator