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World Rankings — February update

There's some significant moves in the rankings table prior to the forthcoming round of Regional Championships with Eikanger-Bjørsvik securing a top 4 spot following their impressive recent victory in the Norwegian Nationals.

Eikanger-Bjørsvik
  Eikanger-Bjørsvik celebrate victory at the recent Norwegian National Championships.

The latest Band Supplies — 4barsrest.com Rankings see a number of changes near the top following the opening salvos in the 2019 contest season.

The most notable victory was that of Eikanger-Bjørsvik in retaining its Norwegian Championship title and securing a place at the 2020 European Championships in Palanga.

The other contests taking place since the last update were:

Brass at the Guild — won by City of Bradford
Durham County BBA — won by North Skelton
Welsh Open — won by Filton Concert Brass.

As ever there are plenty of points up for grabs as regional fever takes over the UK in the next four weekends, so lookout for a few movers and shakers in the next update at the end of March!

Top 10 bands

1. Cory, Wales
2. Valaisia Brass Band, Switzerland
3. Brighouse and Rastrick, Yorkshire
4. Eikanger-Bjørsvik, Norway
5. Foden's, North West
6. Black Dyke, Yorkshire
7. Whitburn, Scotland
8. Stavanger, Norway
9. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery, Yorkshire
10. Tredegar, Wales

To view all the ranked bands, go to:
www.4barsrest.com/rankings/

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