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World Rankings

For more information read how the rankings system works.


All Bands

Pos Band Region Points +/-
1 Cory Wales 2,321.53 -
2 Brighouse and Rastrick Yorkshire 989.94 -
3 Black Dyke Yorkshire 985.57 -
4 Eikanger-Bjørsvik Norway 902.43 +7
5 Grimethorpe Colliery Yorkshire 618.91 -1
6 Valaisia Brass Band Switzerland 574.77 +12
7 Tredegar Wales 479.70 -
8 Brass Band Willebroek Belgium 430.30 +4
9 Flowers West 412.98 -4
10 Fairey North West 390.79 -4
11 Foden's North West 324.91 -3
12 Virtuosi GUS Midlands 274.03 -3
13 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Yorkshire 224.41 -3
14 Stavanger Norway 186.16 +3
15 Burgermusik Luzern Switzerland 180.72 +4
16 Buizingen Belgium 157.21 +6
17 Whitburn Scotland 149.24 -4
18 Paris Brass Band France 147.10 +11
19 Co-operative Funeralcare Scotland 139.74 -4
20 Leyland North West 136.77 -
21 Woodfalls West 133.53 -7
22 Desford Colliery Midlands 129.36 -6
23 Brass Band Schoonhoven Netherlands 117.75 +4
24 Manger Musikklag Norway 113.64 +4
25 Tongwynlais Temperance Wales 106.74 -4
26 Hammonds Saltaire Yorkshire 95.44 -3
27 Reg Vardy North 94.13 -3
28 Concord Denmark 93.78 +51
29 Friary Guildford London & SC 77.68 -3
30 Rothwell Temperance Yorkshire 76.25 -5
31 Brass Band Treize Etoiles Switzerland 58.73 +10
32 Hepworth Yorkshire 55.92 -2
33 Milnrow North West 51.76 -2
34 Jaguar Land Rover Midlands 49.37 -2
35 Bjørsvik Brass Norway 48.38 +14
36 Llwydcoed Wales 46.71 -2
37 City of Bradford Yorkshire 44.88 -4
38 City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Wales 43.36 -1
39 Redbridge Brass London & SC 42.04 -4
40 Northop Wales 41.20 -2
41 Hauts-de-France Brass Band France 39.08 +4
42 Brisbane Excelsior Australia 38.89 +34
43 Fountain City USA 38.10 -7
44 Aldbourne West 37.26 -2
45 Burry Port Town Wales 36.72 -2
46 Wingates North West 36.50 -7
47 Jaren Hornmusikkforening Norway 35.50 +11
48 Wellington Brass New Zealand 34.94 +18
49 Thoresby Colliery Midlands 34.10 -9
50 Noord Limburgse Belgium 33.94 +4
51 Camborne Town West 33.44 -4
52 Filton Concert Brass West 30.75 -8
53 Dalmellington Scotland 30.23 -7
54 Zone One Brass London & SC 27.96 -3
55 Brass Band Oberösterreich Austria 27.85 +43
56 Ensemble de Cuivres Valaisan A Switzerland 26.89 +6
57 Atlantic Brass Band USA 25.98 -9
58 EYMS North 25.11 -6
59 Oslo Brass Band Norway 24.85 +14
60 Goodwick Brass Wales 24.73 -5
61 Kirkintilloch Scotland 24.70 -11
62 Central Coast Brass Australia 24.25 +59
63 Rainford North West 23.80 -10
64 Provinciale Brassband Groningen Netherlands 22.34 +4
65 Bayerische Brassband Akademie (3BA) Germany 21.06 +27
66 Aeolus France 21.04 -2
67 1st Old Boys Association Silver N. Ireland 19.43 +24
68 Ratby Co-operative Midlands 19.29 -12
69 St. Dennis West 19.22 -6
70 Woolston Brass New Zealand 19.00 +37
71 Lyngby Taarbaek Denmark 18.74 +4
72 Ashton-under-Lyne North West 18.51 -15
73 NASUWT Riverside North 17.07 -14
74 Marsden Silver Yorkshire 16.91 -9
75 Tylorstown Wales 16.85 -6
76 Verwood Concert Brass West 16.44 -15
77 Brass Band Berneroberland Switzerland 15.96 +18
78 Footscray-Yarraville City Australia 15.84 +83
79 James Madison University USA 15.77 -19
80 Kleppe Musikklag Norway 15.61 +19
81 Italian Brass Band Italy 15.55 +74
82 Bon Accord Scotland 14.98 -15
83 Brass Band Fribourg Switzerland 14.94 +10
84 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Yorkshire 14.88 -13
85 Kingdom Brass Scotland 14.72 -13
86 Krohnengen Norway 14.58 +20
87 Ebbw Valley Brass Wales 14.58 -13
88 Co-operative Funeralcare North West North West 13.78 -18
89 Wantage Silver 'A' London & SC 12.79 -12
90 BTM Wales 12.48 -6
91 Brass Band Heist Belgium 12.43 +3
92 Dublin Silver USA 12.20 -7
93 Vernon Building Society Poynton North West 12.14 -10
94 Ensemble de Cuivres Mélodia Switzerland 12.11 +21
95 Haverhill London & SC 12.09 -15
96 Darebin City - Preston Band Australia 11.84 +68
97 Windcorp Sweden 11.55 -11
98 UNITE the Union (City of Sheffield) Yorkshire 11.49 -17
99 Derwent Brass Midlands 11.44 -21
100 Brass Band of Central Florida USA 11.31 -13
101 Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass Scotland 10.88 -19
102 Aveley and Newham London & SC 10.80 -12
103 Laganvale (Metal Technology) N. Ireland 10.42 -2
104 Downshire Brass N. Ireland 10.30 -7
105 East London Brass London & SC 10.29 -16
106 Brass Band de Douai France 10.05 -2
107 Brass Band Leieland Belgium 9.96 +3
108 Festival Brass Band Belgium 9.73 +5
109 Bo'ness and Carriden Scotland 9.47 -21
110 Solna Brass Sweden 9.32 -14
111 Molde Brass Band Norway 9.00 +32
112 Dalewool Auckland Brass New Zealand 8.83 +45
113 Aarhus Denmark 8.25 +7
114 South Brisbane Federal Australia 8.01 +79
115 Blackburn and Darwen North West 8.00 -12
116 Fishburn North 7.93 -14
117 Brass Band de Wâldsang Netherlands 7.85 -5
118 Skelmanthorpe Yorkshire 7.83 -13
119 Oldham Band (Lees) North West 7.79 -11
120 Princeton-Rider BB USA 7.74 -20
121 Hatfield Yorkshire 7.46 -12
122 Bazuin-Oenkerk Netherlands 7.42 -8
123 Brass Band de Lyon France 7.13 -1
124 Stannington Brass Yorkshire 6.89 -5
125 Tasman Eastern Bay of Plenty New Zealand 6.77 New
126 Pemberton Old Wigan DW 'B' North West 6.49 -8
127 Elland Yorkshire 6.40 -10
128 Pemberton Old Wigan DW North West 6.35 -12
129 Brassage France 6.34 +3
130 Lanner and District Silver West 6.29 -19
131 Blidworth Welfare Midlands 6.25 -7
132 Waitakere Auckland Brass New Zealand 6.19 +31
133 Deiniolen Wales 6.12 -6
134 Oslofjorde Brass Norway 6.08 +40
135 Parc and Dare Wales 5.96 -7
136 Brass Band Sachsen Germany 5.78 +14
137 Tertnes Brass Norway 5.76 +22
138 Kidlington Concert London & SC 5.71 -8
139 Soli Brass Netherlands 5.66 -3
140 Lourdes Brass Band Ireland 5.61 -6
141 Eccles Borough North West 5.47 -6
142 Newtongrange Silver Scotland 5.42 -11
143 Ila Brass Norway 5.31 +40
144 Lydbrook West 5.30 -21
145 Chicago Brass Band USA 5.27 -19
146 Austrian Brass Band - University of Graz Austria 5.23 +19
147 Easington Colliery North 5.05 -14
148 Tallgrass Brass Band USA 5.03 -23
149 Mount Charles West 4.99 -20
150 Brass Band Rijnmond Netherlands 4.96 -5
151 Longridge North West 4.94 -14
152 Unison Kinneil Scotland 4.90 -14
153 Llanrug Wales 4.70 -9
154 Brass Band Regensburg Germany 4.67 New
155 Musikkorpset Gjallarhorn Norway 4.65 +12
156 North Shore Brass New Zealand 4.65 -2
157 Roberts Bakery North West 4.59 -11
158 Brass Band Zele Belgium 4.56 +15
159 Markham and District Wales 4.41 -10
160 Newstead Brass Midlands 4.34 -20
161 BB Panta Rhei Gent Belgium 4.29 New
162 Silkeborg Blaeserne Denmark 4.28 +13
163 Diggle North West 4.20 -16
164 Bournemouth Concert West 4.20 -23
165 Brass of the Potomac USA 4.19 -26
166 Staffordshire Midlands 4.15 -18
167 Jackfield Elcock Reisen Midlands 4.08 -15
168 Glenorchy City Concert Brass Australia 4.03 New
169 Murley Silver N. Ireland 3.96 +1
170 Ascot Park Hotel of Invercargill New Zealand 3.95 New
171 Betlehemskyrkans Brass Sweden 3.92 -18
172 Gunnedah Shire Band Australia 3.90 +5
173 Strata Brass Yorkshire 3.89 -22
174 City of Bristol West 3.88 -6
175 Spal Automotive Sovereign Brass Midlands 3.86 -33
176 Gota Brass Sweden 3.83 -18
177 Brisbane Brass No. 1 Australia 3.76 +3
178 Drighlington Yorkshire 3.76 -22
179 Liberty Brass Band Ostschweiz Switzerland 3.69 New
180 Amsterdam Brass Netherlands 3.67 -8
181 Abergavenny Borough Wales 3.66 -15
182 Thundersley London & SC 3.60 -22
183 FDF Christianshavn Brass Denmark 3.47 +8
184 Chapeltown Silver Yorkshire 3.36 -22
185 Sola Brass Band Norway 3.32 +3
186 Kensington and Norwood Australia 3.26 New
187 Tullis Russell Mills Scotland 3.21 -18
188 St. Austell Town West 3.15 -17
189 Drogheda Brass Band Ireland 3.07 -13
190 Blaenavon Town Wales 3.02 -5
191 Enderby Midlands 2.94 -13
192 Hade Edge Yorkshire 2.88 -11
193 Brass Band Oberschwaben-Allgau Germany 2.85 -7
194 Willoughby City Australia 2.80 New
195 Brass Band Kortrijk Belgium 2.78 New
196 Leopard Coachlines Canterbury Brass New Zealand 2.74 New
197 Lewis Merthyr Wales 2.73 -7
198 Medway London & SC 2.70 -19
199 Pontardulais Wales 2.70 -12
200 Hebden Bridge Yorkshire 2.67 -16


Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Bury St Edmunds Festival

Saturday 27 May • The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD


Middleton Youth Band - Middleton Band & The Houghton Weavers

Saturday 27 May • St Michael's Church. Townley Street. Middleton. M24 1BT M24 1BT


Hitchin Band - Hitchin Band at Abington Bandstand

Sunday 28 May • Abingdon Park Bandstand NN3 3HN


Contest: All England International Masters

Sunday 28 May • Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Dr, Kettering NN15 6PB


Concert - Fairey Band with Nidaros Band

Saturday 3 June • St Thomas Church. Buckingham Road, . Heaton Chapel,. Stockport SK4


York Railway Institute Band

May 21 • York RI Band (North of England Championship Section, MD Dr. David Lancaster), have immediate vacancies for Principal Cornet, Back Row Cornet and Flugel Horn players. Band members travel in from the West, East and South of York, so lifts are possible.


Stannington Brass Band

May 21 • Stannington Brass Band, Sheffield. 2nd Section National Champions, now 1st section. Ambitious, sociable band. MD Derek Renshaw. Due to current player leaving for music college we require a Solo EEb bass player we also require a 3rd percussion player


Loxley Silver Band

May 20 • Want to be part of the Loxley Band special project? There's still time to join us as we continue our exciting PRS For Music funded musical adventure — we particularly need tenor horn, baritone, BBb bass and tuned percussion players.


David W. Ashworth

RSCM. NABBC. ABBA Member
Conductor, Band Trainer and Adjudicator