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1984 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Sunday, October 7, 1984

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Dances and Arias (Edward Gregson)

Adjudicator(s):
William Relton, James Scott, Sir David Willcocks

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1CoryMajor Arthur Kenny14197
2Sun LifeChristopher Aidey4196
3Leyland VehiclesRichard Evans1195
4Fairey EngineeringRoy Newsome13194
5Brighouse & RastrickJames Watson12193
6Black Dyke MillsMajor Peter Parkes2192
7Desford Colliery DowtyHoward Snell16191
8GUSKeith Wilkinson11190
9Kirklintilloch SilverWalter Hargreaves18189
10Grimethorpe CollieryGeoffrey Brand6188
11Ever ReadyRoger Payne9186
12Parc & DareRay Farr5185
13Camborne TownDerek Greenwood7184
14Halls Oxford Concert BrassAdrian Leaper3183
15NewhamMelvin White1180
16North Skelton Robert Wiffin10178
17Bo'ness & Carriden David James15176
18Lewis Merthyr (Cardiff Lift Co.)Denzil Stephens8174

This was the Cory Band's hat trick of wins at the contest and they were barred from the 1985 contest. The runners up automatically qualified for the contest.

Prizes:
First: £2000
Second: £1000
Third: £500
Fourth: £250

The winning band received the National Plaque.
The winning conductor received a presentation score of the test piece.

The winning band undertook a "lap of honour" performance of the test piece.
The event was sponsored by the National Westminster Bank.  



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