|1||City of Coventry||A. Kenney||16||196|
|2||Leyland Vehicles||R. Evans||20||195|
|3||Foden Motor Works||H. Snell||21||194|
|4||Hammonds Sauce||G. Whitham||14||193|
|5||Grimethorpe Colliery||R. Farr||10||192|
|6||Besses o' th' Barn||R. Newsome||15||191|
|7||Yorkshire Imperial||J. Pryce Jones||3||190|
|8||Carlton Main Frickley Colliery||G. Brand||19||189|
|-||Black Dyke Mills||P. Parkes||5||-|
|-||Brighouse & Rastrick||J. Scott||6||-|
|-||CWS (Manchester)||F. Renton||13||-|
|-||Desford Colliery||H. Snell||17||-|
|-||Ever Ready||E. Cunningham||11||-|
|-||Fairey Engineering||W. Hargreaves||4||-|
|-||Rochdale Wilsons||R. Curran||18||-|
|-||Sun Life||D. Bourgeois||8||-|
|-||Templemore||J. W. Birch||9||-|
|-||William Davis Construction||J. Berryman||2||-|
|-||Wingates Temperance||D. Carr||7||-|
The contest was sponsored by the Daily Mirror Newspaper.
1st: £1,500 plus £2000 Guineas Gold Challenge Trophy, plus the Daily Mirror Trophy.
2nd: £1,000 plus the Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
Members of the winning band received commemorative plaques and certificates.
The winning band received a Sovereign trombone.
The Iles Medal was awarded to Eddie Williams.
Wingates Temperance and Templemore was not invited to the 1982 contest.
This was the last contest held at The King's Hall, Bell Vue.