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1997 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 18, 1997

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Legends & Myths on Alderley Edge (Peter Graham)

Adjudicator(s):
David Read, Roy Newsome, William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Brighouse & RastrickAllan Withington6197
2Williams FaireyJames Gourlay13196
3Foden's CourtoisNicholas Childs2194
4KirkintillochFrank Renton17192
5Ever ReadyStephen Roberts10191
6CoryJeremy Wise11190
7GrimethorpeMajor Peter Parkes8189
8Point of AyrMichael Fowles9187
9NSK-RHP RansomeBrian Grant18185
10FlowersPaul Cosh1184
11CWS GlasgowHoward Snell14182
12Bodmin TownJohn Hudson12180
13EYMSRobert Childs5178
14Rhodian BrassAlan Lawton7177
15RothwellDouglas Blackledge15176
16David A Hall WhitburnRichard Adams3175
17Aveley & NewhamMelvin White4174
18Redbridge BrassGraham Wilson16173

First four bands automatically qualified for the 1998 contest.

Prizes:
First: £2000
Second: £1500
Third: £1000

Stanley Boddington Trophy Winner: Allan Withington 



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