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2006 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 9, 2006

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Vienna Nights (Philip Wilby)

Adjudicator(s):
Michael Ball, Nigel Boddice, David Read

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Black Dyke Dr. Nicholas Childs 11 -
2 Buy As You View Band Dr. Robert Childs 17 -
3 Desford Colliery (Aggregate Industries) Nigel Seaman 12 -
4 Scottish Co-op Allan Ramsay 15 -
5 Fairey Band Simon Stonehouse 8 -
6 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Russell Gray 19 -
7 Kirkintilloch Steve Bastable 2 -
8 YBS Band Prof. David King 3 -
9 Grimethorpe Colliery (UK Coal) Allan Withington 4 -
10 Whitburn Andrew Duncan 13 -
11 Hepworth (Lanson Homes) Mark Bentham 6 -
12 Brighouse & Rastrick Ian McElligott 17 -
13 Foden's Richardson Garry Cutt 9 -
14 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 10 -
15 Sellers International Phillip McCann 5 -
16 Aveley & Newham Nigel Taken 18 -
17 Reg Vardy Ray Farr 7 -
18 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Chris Houlding 1 -
19 Ashton-under-Lyne Philip Chalk 14 -

Prizes:

1st: £3,000 plus the British Open Challenge Trophy and the Belle Vue Challenge Cup.
2nd: £2,000 plus the Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £1,500 plus the Harry Mortimer Trophy.
4th: £1,000 plus the Edrich Siebert Memorial Trophy.
5th: £500 plus the John Gladney Trophy.
6th: £400 plus the William Rimmer Trophy.

The Iles Medal was awarded to James Gourlay.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Paul Cosh.

The winning conductor, Dr Nicholas Childs was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Joseph Cook, Eb bass, Black Dyke, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Peter Roberts, Black Dyke

Relegated Bands: Ashton under Lyne, Yorkshire Imperial 



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