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UniBrass looks for 2021 and 2022 interest

Expressions of interest are being sought from universities wishing to host the 2021 and 2022 UniBrass Championships.

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  Expressions of interest are now being sought to host the event in 2021 and 2022

The UniBrass Championship is looking for a new host university to take over the contest in 2021.

Since the inaugural contest in 2011 at Lancaster University, the event has successfully moved to a number of venues, including the University's of Warwick, York and most recently Bangor.

The UniBrass Foundation is now looking for applicants that also wish to enjoy the hosting experience for both 2021 and 2022 and take the lead in running one of the most successful nationwide, student-run events.

Rewarding experience

The University of Bangor organising committee chair, Sam Hartharn-Evans told 4BR: "Hosting UniBrass is a very rewarding experience. It's hard work but at the end of the day you've run an event which will have been enjoyed by well over 1000 people and have provided a focal point for university brass bands from across the UK.

Putting in a bid is simple and you'll be fully supported along the process."

Fresh ideas

The UniBrass Foundation, the charity responsible for overseeing the contest, is interested in hearing from any university which has an interest in hosting UniBrass.

Andy Straiton, UniBrass Foundation Chair added: "Moving the contest every couple of years helps us to bring fresh ideas, including the Gala Concert and Youth Band initiatives. It also allows a range of universities to host this prestigious event and help spread the contest across the country."

It's hard work but at the end of the day you've run an event which will have been enjoyed by well over 1000 people and have provided a focal point for university brass bands from across the UK2019 UniBrass Chair, Sam Hartharn-Evans

Expressions of interest

Any universities interested in hosting UniBrass are asked to fill in this expression of interest form: unib.co.uk/host

Please also feel free to contact the UniBrass Foundation with any questions regarding hosting at:

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