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 14-May-2015

Pos Band Region Points +/-
1 Cory Wales 1,676.63 -
2 Black Dyke Yorkshire 1,529.31 -
3 Tredegar Wales 796.25 -
4 Foden's North West 615.05 -
5 Grimethorpe Colliery Yorkshire 520.32 -
6 Brighouse and Rastrick Yorkshire 518.57 -
7 Eikanger-Bjørsvik Norway 517.08 +2
8 Flowers West 474.09 -1
9 Burgermusik Luzern Switzerland 459.40 +3
10 Brass Band Willebroek Belgium 416.10 +16
11 Fairey North West 364.89 -3
12 Co-operative Funeralcare Scotland 298.00 -1
13 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Yorkshire 285.53 -3
14 Whitburn Scotland 233.70 -1
15 Rothwell Temperance Yorkshire 218.14 +3
16 Leyland North West 187.69 -2
17 Virtuosi GUS Midlands 183.86 -2
18 Woodfalls West 173.06 +4
19 Tongwynlais Temperance Wales 134.23 -3
20 Manger Musikklag Norway 133.16 -3
21 Reg Vardy North 123.82 -
22 Brass Band Treize Etoiles Switzerland 123.54 +11
23 Brass Band Schoonhoven Netherlands 121.45 -
24 Desford Colliery Midlands 115.06 -5
25 Stavanger Norway 100.72 -5
26 Hammonds Saltaire Yorkshire 92.14 -2
27 Paris Brass Band France 84.10 +8
28 Buizingen Belgium 76.77 +2
29 Kirkintilloch Scotland 73.93 -2
30 Burry Port Town Wales 72.15 -5
31 Northop Wales 70.94 -3
32 Marsden Silver Yorkshire 68.42 -1
33 Noord Limburgse Belgium 61.83 +8
34 Milnrow North West 56.90 -5
35 Friary Guildford London & SC 54.84 +3
36 Hepworth Yorkshire 54.77 -
37 EYMS North 49.51 +2
38 Redbridge Brass London & SC 44.85 +2
39 Fountain City Brass Band USA 44.72 -7
40 Seindorf Beaumaris Wales 44.50 -6
41 Wingates North West 44.45 -4
42 Valaisia Brass Band Switzerland 38.48 +6
43 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Yorkshire 38.27 -1
44 Jaguar Land Rover Midlands 36.82 +22
45 Camborne Town West 34.26 +2
46 Ashton-under-Lyne North West 33.72 +12
47 Wellington Brass New Zealand 33.09 +47
48 Kingdom Brass Scotland 32.93 -5
49 Thoresby Colliery Midlands 32.73 -5
50 Brass Band Fribourg Switzerland 31.99 +5
51 Brisbane Excelsior Australia 31.65 +20
52 Tylorstown Wales 30.33 -7
53 Aldbourne West 29.72 -7
54 Oslo Brass Band Norway 29.33 -3
55 Brass Band of Central Florida USA 28.45 -6
56 Filton Concert Brass West 26.42 -4
57 BTM Wales 25.74 -7
58 Bjørsvik Brass Norway 25.73 -4
59 Nord-Pas-de-Calais France 23.65 -
60 Llwydcoed Wales 23.58 -4
61 Pemberton Old Wigan DW North West 22.63 -
62 Wantage Silver 'A' London & SC 22.04 -2
63 Atlantic Brass Band USA 21.55 -10
64 City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Wales 21.49 -7
65 Krohnengen Norway 20.78 -3
66 Co-operative Funeralcare North West North West 19.25 +6
67 Mount Charles West 19.21 -4
68 UNITE the Union (City of Sheffield) Yorkshire 19.09 -4
69 NASUWT Riverside North 18.28 -4
70 Windcorp Sweden 17.44 -2
71 Zone One Brass London & SC 17.39 -4
72 Brass Band Oberösterreich Austria 17.09 +21
73 Lyngby Taarbaek Denmark 16.64 +3
74 City of Bradford Yorkshire 16.50 -4
75 Brass Band Berneroberland Switzerland 16.49 +11
76 Concord Denmark 16.29 -1
77 Festival Brass Band Belgium 15.94 +26
78 Oldham Band (Lees) North West 15.78 -5
79 Austrian Brass Band - University of Graz Austria 15.46 +8
80 Sola Brass Band Norway 15.01 -
81 Bon Accord Scotland 14.80 -7
82 Jaren Hornmusikkforening Norway 14.79 -5
83 Skelmanthorpe Yorkshire 14.67 -5
84 Aveley and Newham London & SC 14.09 +4
85 Ensemble de Cuivres Valaisan A Switzerland 13.81 +16
86 Princeton BB USA 13.42 -17
87 Goodwick Brass Wales 13.40 -8
88 Downshire Brass N. Ireland 13.38 +12
89 Newstead Brass Midlands 13.37 -5
90 Dalmellington Scotland 12.76 -7
91 Brass Band Heist Belgium 12.64 +13
92 Gunnedah Shire Band Australia 12.52 +100
93 Rainford North West 12.44 +12
94 Bournemouth Concert West 12.06 -13
95 Tertnes Brass Norway 11.72 +3
96 Blackburn and Darwen North West 11.68 -14
97 Fishburn North 11.26 -7
98 Ratby Co-operative Midlands 11.20 +14
99 Ebbw Valley Brass Wales 11.18 -10
100 Derwent Brass Midlands 10.88 -8
101 Brass Band de Wâldsang Netherlands 10.66 -6
102 Bazuin-Oenkerk Netherlands 10.63 -
103 James Madison University USA 10.59 -18
104 Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass Scotland 10.24 -5
105 Felling North 9.94 -8
106 Darebin City - Preston Band Australia 9.68 +34
107 Morecambe North West 9.53 -16
108 Staffordshire Midlands 9.45 -
109 Chicago Brass Band USA 9.35 -13
110 St Mary's Band Club Australia 9.12 +85
111 1st Old Boys Association Silver N. Ireland 8.89 -
112 South Brisbane Federal Australia 8.45 +18
113 Molde Brass Band Norway 8.30 -3
114 Pontardulais Wales 8.20 -8
115 Clackmannan District Scotland 7.86 -6
116 Ila Brass Norway 7.60 -2
117 Strata Brass Yorkshire 7.55 -4
118 Ensemble de Cuivres Mélodia Switzerland 7.46 +20
119 Drogheda Brass Band Ireland 7.34 +16
120 Dalewool Auckland Brass New Zealand 7.30 -2
121 Woolston Brass New Zealand 7.24 -2
122 Brass Band Leieland Belgium 7.12 +29
123 Drighlington Yorkshire 7.07 -6
124 Brass of the Potomac USA 6.89 -17
125 Amsterdam Brass Netherlands 6.75 -10
126 St. Dennis West 6.60 -10
127 Solna Brass Sweden 6.49 -7
128 Brass Band de Douai France 6.41 -3
129 Parc and Dare Wales 6.41 -8
130 Kleppe Musikklag Norway 6.37 -6
131 Brass Band Rijnmond Netherlands 6.35 -4
132 Kidlington Concert London & SC 6.34 -9
133 Murley Silver N. Ireland 6.23 -11
134 Brassage France 6.20 -6
135 Lourdes Brass Band Ireland 6.17 New
136 Vernon Building Society Poynton North West 6.08 +8
137 Brass Band Zele Belgium 5.86 +25
138 Newtongrange Silver Scotland 5.68 +4
139 Aeolus France 5.59 -3
140 Lewis Merthyr Wales 5.58 -11
141 St. Austell Town West 5.56 -15
142 Bo'ness and Carriden Scotland 5.47 -9
143 Betlehemskyrkans Brass Sweden 5.35 -11
144 Spal Automotive Sovereign Brass Midlands 5.33 -10
145 Italian Brass Band Italy 5.28 New
146 Lydbrook West 5.15 -15
147 Blaenavon Town Wales 4.91 -8
148 Staines Brass London & SC 4.84 -11
149 Bayerische Brassband Akademie (3BA) Germany 4.75 +45
150 Laganvale (Metal Technology) N. Ireland 4.69 -3
151 Brisbane Brass 1 Australia 4.66 +19
152 Aarhus Denmark 4.59 -11
153 Brass Band Wipptal Italy 4.32 +38
154 Regent Brass London & SC 4.28 -9
155 Thundersley London & SC 4.28 -6
156 North Shore Brass New Zealand 4.24 -4
157 Lochgelly Scotland 4.21 -11
158 Lanner and District Silver West 4.21 -15
159 Unison Kinneil Scotland 4.21 +2
160 Marple North West 4.19 -6
161 Kew Band Melbourne Australia 4.12 -1
162 Hebden Bridge Yorkshire 4.09 -9
163 Foresters Brass 2000 Midlands 4.03 -8
164 Hatfield Yorkshire 4.02 -6
165 Blidworth Welfare Midlands 3.98 -9
166 Easington Colliery North 3.95 -18
167 Brass Band Saxony Germany 3.94 New
168 Silkeborg Blaeserne Denmark 3.89 -18
169 East London Brass London & SC 3.88 +8
170 Deiniolen Wales 3.70 -13
171 Abergavenny Borough Wales 3.64 -12
172 Hade Edge Yorkshire 3.59 -8
173 Longridge North West 3.54 -10
174 Melingriffith 2 Wales 3.47 -6
175 Johnstone Silver Scotland 3.46 -8
176 Shepherd Group North 3.46 -11
177 Tyldesley North West 3.45 -2
178 Medway London & SC 3.39 -9
179 Lockwood Brass North 3.34 -
180 Markham and District Wales 3.30 -14
181 Haslingden and Helmshore North West 3.29 -10
182 Tullis Russell Mills Scotland 3.28 -10
183 Sandhurst Silver London & SC 3.26 -9
184 Jackfield Elcock Reisen Midlands 3.26 -6
185 Provinciale Brassband Groningen Netherlands 3.23 -12
186 AW Parker (Drybrook) West 3.22 -10
187 Oslofjorde Brass Norway 3.21 -7
188 Ensemble de Cuivres Jurassien Switzerland 3.21 New
189 Steadfast Band Ireland 3.14 New
190 Soli Brass Netherlands 3.08 -5
191 Chapeltown Silver Yorkshire 3.07 -9
192 Cwmaman Institute Wales 3.06 -3
193 RAF St. Athan Voluntary Wales 3.05 -9
194 Brass Band Kortrijk Belgium 3.04 New
195 Footscray-Yarraville City Australia 2.97 +3
196 Van de Kreeke Brass Band Limburg Netherlands 2.92 -13
197 Dublin Silver USA 2.87 -10
198 R.E.T. Brass Band Austria 2.81 New
199 Brassband Tirol Austria 2.81 New
200 FDF Christianshavn Brass Denmark 2.80 -14

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