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World Rankings

For more information read how the rankings system works.


All Bands

Pos Band Region Points +/-
1 Cory Wales 2,061.66 -
2 Valaisia Brass Band Switzerland 1,309.06 -
3 Brighouse and Rastrick Yorkshire 1,058.62 +1
4 Eikanger-Bjørsvik Norway 768.77 -1
5 Foden's North West 751.71 +4
6 Black Dyke Yorkshire 579.88 -1
7 Tredegar Wales 391.68 -1
8 Grimethorpe Colliery Yorkshire 366.17 +3
9 Whitburn Scotland 325.67 -2
10 Fairey North West 323.28 +2
11 Brass Band Willebroek Belgium 291.94 -3
12 Stavanger Norway 252.30 -2
13 Flowers West 199.38 -
14 Fountain City USA 175.97 -
15 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Yorkshire 170.40 +1
16 Leyland North West 139.99 +9
17 Virtuosi GUS Midlands 100.93 -2
18 Manger Musikklag Norway 95.80 -1
19 Burgermusik Luzern Switzerland 94.70 +1
20 Paris Brass Band France 83.92 -2
21 Co-operative Funeralcare Scotland 80.47 -2
22 Desford Colliery Midlands 75.86 -
23 Brass Band Treize Etoiles Switzerland 73.60 +6
24 Hauts-de-France Brass Band France 72.68 -1
25 Woodfalls West 69.52 -4
26 Hammonds Saltaire Yorkshire 57.89 -2
27 Reg Vardy North 52.20 -
28 Friary Guildford London & SC 51.66 +2
29 Brass Band Schoonhoven Netherlands 50.22 -1
30 Buizingen Belgium 48.77 -4
31 Tongwynlais Temperance Wales 46.80 +2
32 Brass Band Berneroberland Switzerland 38.83 +46
33 Concord Denmark 36.63 -1
34 Aldbourne West 35.97 -3
35 Ensemble de Cuivres Valaisan A Switzerland 35.40 +9
36 Wellington Brass New Zealand 32.88 +5
37 Milnrow North West 32.85 -
38 City of Bradford Yorkshire 32.64 +9
39 Bjørsvik Brass Norway 30.06 -1
40 Brass Band de Wâldsang Netherlands 29.70 -5
41 Oslo Brass Band Norway 29.34 -1
42 Atlantic Brass Band USA 29.21 -3
43 Wingates North West 29.04 -7
44 Redbridge Brass London & SC 28.23 -10
45 Oldham Band (Lees) North West 27.74 +21
46 Rothwell Temperance Yorkshire 27.03 -3
47 Brisbane Excelsior Australia 26.71 -1
48 Llwydcoed Wales 25.86 +1
49 City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Wales 25.62 +2
50 Bayerische Brassband Akademie (3BA) Germany 25.55 -8
51 Rainford North West 22.93 +9
52 Northop Wales 21.78 +3
53 Hepworth Yorkshire 21.70 +5
54 Camborne Town West 21.12 -4
55 National Band of New Zealand New Zealand 20.71 +2
56 NASUWT Riverside North 20.47 -11
57 Kingdom Brass Scotland 20.44 -5
58 Ebbw Valley Brass Wales 19.86 +5
59 Jaren Hornmusikkforening Norway 18.36 -5
60 Noord Limburgse Belgium 17.34 -7
61 1st Old Boys Association Silver N. Ireland 16.99 -
62 St. Dennis West 16.25 -6
63 Dalmellington Scotland 16.18 -15
64 Goodwick Brass Wales 15.80 +8
65 Pemberton Old Wigan DW North West 15.57 +5
66 Central Coast Brass Australia 15.16 +7
67 Brass Band Fribourg Switzerland 14.57 +18
68 Filton Concert Brass West 14.55 -3
69 Burry Port Town Wales 14.47 +10
70 Thoresby Colliery Midlands 14.35 -8
71 Lyngby Taarbaek Denmark 14.09 +3
72 Woolston Brass New Zealand 13.82 +3
73 James Madison University USA 13.58 -4
74 Tylorstown Wales 13.02 +8
75 Italian Brass Band Italy 13.01 -8
76 Brass Band of Central Florida USA 12.96 -5
77 Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass Scotland 12.57 -13
78 EYMS North 12.46 -10
79 Provinciale Brassband Groningen Netherlands 11.92 -2
80 Staffordshire Midlands 11.87 New
81 Tertnes Brass Norway 11.64 -1
82 Jaguar Land Rover Midlands 11.55 -23
83 Bon Accord Scotland 11.19 -7
84 Brass Band Oberösterreich Austria 10.92 -3
85 Ensemble de Cuivres Mélodia Switzerland 10.89 +6
86 Vernon Building Society Poynton North West 10.65 +11
87 Krohnengen Norway 10.64 -1
88 Wantage Silver 'A' London & SC 10.11 -1
89 Brass Band Fröschl Hall Austria 9.84 -5
90 Johnstone Silver Scotland 9.68 +90
91 Darebin City - Preston Band Australia 9.56 +2
92 BTM Wales 9.28 +4
93 Laganvale (Metal Technology) N. Ireland 9.27 +1
94 Gota Brass Sweden 9.19 -5
95 Unison Kinneil Scotland 9.09 -7
96 Elland Silver Yorkshire 8.62 +26
97 Oberaargauer Brass Band Switzerland 8.50 +15
98 Kirkintilloch Scotland 8.47 -15
99 Brass Band de Lyon France 8.41 -9
100 Brass Band Sachsen Germany 8.33 -5
101 Aveley and Newham London & SC 8.22 +41
102 Zone One Brass London & SC 7.85 -1
103 Dublin Silver USA 7.84 -
104 Pontardulais Wales 7.79 +43
105 Festival Brass Band Belgium 7.79 -13
106 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel Yorkshire 7.75 -8
107 Kidlington Concert London & SC 7.71 -1
108 Bathgate Scotland 7.69 -4
109 Aarhus Denmark 7.65 -1
110 Skelmanthorpe Yorkshire 7.61 -11
111 Enderby Midlands 7.39 +37
112 Thundersley London & SC 7.15 +4
113 UNITE the Union (City of Sheffield) Yorkshire 7.15 +1
114 Tasman Eastern Bay of Plenty New Zealand 7.09 +3
115 Kleppe Musikklag Norway 7.05 -10
116 Marsden Silver Yorkshire 6.90 -16
117 Aeolus France 6.71 -10
118 Badisch Brass Band Germany 6.64 -9
119 Ashton-under-Lyne North West 6.55 +12
120 Molde Brass Band Norway 6.51 -9
121 Strata Brass Yorkshire 6.48 +32
122 Fishburn North 6.44 -12
123 Windcorp Sweden 6.39 -
124 South Brisbane Federal Australia 6.31 +31
125 Lourdes Brass Band Ireland 6.29 +1
126 TCTC Group North West 6.19 +14
127 Brass Band Heist Belgium 6.19 -14
128 Tallgrass Brass Band USA 6.17 -13
129 Ratby Co-operative Midlands 6.14 -27
130 Easington Colliery North 6.13 +28
131 AW Parker (Drybrook) West 6.11 -1
132 Soli Brass Netherlands 6.04 -5
133 Chicago Brass Band USA 6.01 -15
134 Verwood Concert Brass West 5.93 -9
135 Longridge North West 5.81 +26
136 Derwent Brass Midlands 5.72 -15
137 Bo'ness and Carriden Scotland 5.70 -18
138 Drogheda Brass Band Ireland 5.67 -5
139 Eccles Borough North West 5.66 -15
140 Amersham London & SC 5.63 New
141 Downshire Brass N. Ireland 5.59 -7
142 Stannington Brass Yorkshire 5.57 -14
143 Middleton North West 5.34 New
144 East London Brass London & SC 5.34 -8
145 Bazuin-Oenkerk Netherlands 5.33 -13
146 Waitakere Auckland Brass New Zealand 5.32 -11
147 Footscray-Yarraville City Australia 5.28 -9
148 Warringah Concert Brass Australia 5.26 -9
149 Deiniolen Wales 5.09 -8
150 Brass Band de Douai France 4.99 -21
151 Brisbane Brass No. 1 Australia 4.95 +14
152 Solna Brass Sweden 4.85 -9
153 Haverhill London & SC 4.34 -33
154 Lewis Merthyr Wales 4.29 -3
155 Newtongrange Silver Scotland 4.26 -18
156 Liberty Brass Band Ostschweiz Switzerland 4.11 +13
157 Brass Band Regensburg Germany 4.10 -12
158 Boarshurst Silver (Greenfield) North West 4.09 -6
159 Princeton-Rider BB USA 4.07 -15
160 Parc and Dare Wales 4.06 +4
161 Dunaskin Doon Scotland 3.95 New
162 Blidworth Welfare Midlands 3.95 -12
163 Hatfield Yorkshire 3.76 -17
164 North Shore Brass New Zealand 3.74 -5
165 Clackmannan District Scotland 3.71 -2
166 Austrian Brass Band - University of Graz Austria 3.55 -12
167 Ifton Colliery Wales 3.49 +1
168 Brass Band Leieland Belgium 3.43 -19
169 Blackburn and Darwen North West 3.39 -7
170 Musikkorpset Gjallarhorn Norway 3.39 -10
171 Oslofjorde Brass Norway 3.38 -14
172 Brass Band Côtes et Cuivres France 3.33 -16
173 Dalewool Auckland Brass New Zealand 3.17 -3
174 North Skelton North 3.15 New
175 Crofton Silver Yorkshire 3.11 +20
176 Newport Borough Wales 3.10 -4
177 Ila Brass Norway 3.03 -11
178 Dronfield Yorkshire 2.95 New
179 Hade Edge Yorkshire 2.95 -5
180 Regent Brass London & SC 2.85 -9
181 Markham and District Wales 2.82 -5
182 Weston Silver USA 2.74 New
183 Lydbrook West 2.73 -16
184 Wallberg Brass Band Switzerland 2.65 New
185 South West Comms West 2.59 -4
186 Bedford Town London & SC 2.52 New
187 Nordvestjysk Brass Band Denmark 2.45 -5
188 Newmilns and Galston Scotland 2.41 New
189 Bournemouth Concert West 2.40 +3
190 Chalford West 2.36 New
191 Freckleton North West 2.32 New
192 Leyburn North 2.29 New
193 Michelmersh Silver West 2.28 New
194 Askøy Brass Band Norway 2.27 -9
195 Brunel Brass West 2.24 -9
196 Stedfast Band Ireland 2.22 -6
197 Brass of the Potomac USA 2.21 -19
198 BB Panta Rhei Gent Belgium 2.19 -19
199 City of Bristol West 2.18 -10
200 Abergavenny Borough Wales 2.16 -3


Besses o' th' Barn Band - Celebration Concert

Friday 19 October • Shaw Playhouse 2. 2 Newtown Street, Oldham Ol2 8NX


Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Northern College of Music Brass Band

Friday 19 October • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street Opp. RESERVED. London. W1C 2DJ


Black Dyke Band - Elsecar Heritage Centre Barnsley

Saturday 20 October • Elsecar Heritage Centre Wath Road Elsecar Barnsley S74 8HJ


Woodfalls Band - Wellstead Community Choir

Saturday 20 October • Chandlers Ford Methodist Church. Winchester Rd, Chandler's Ford, Hants SO53 2GJ


St Albans City Band - Parmiters School

Saturday 20 October • Dagnall Street Baptist Church, 1 Cross Street, St Albans AL3 5EE


Cheshire Constabulary Band

October 15 • We are seeking a couple of cornet players front and back rank. The band is from all walks of life not just the police. Interesting engagements and sensible workload. Take a look at our "Band and Drums of the Cheshire Constabulary" Facebook page!


Thundersley Brass Band

October 15 • Thundersley Brass Band are inviting applicants for: Soprano Cornet, 2nd Tenor Horn, to complete our line-up on a permanent basis from October 2018. This represents a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly top level brass band in the London/Essex area


Tongwynlais Temperance Band

October 13 • Tongwynlais Band have an immediate vacancy for a Solo Euphonium player to lead the section for the remainder of the year and into the 2019 contest season. The band have concerts scheduled for 2018 in Cardiff and looking to return to the Welsh Open in Feb.


Steve Pritchard-Jones

FTCL LTCL LDBBA DipMusEd GMus QTS NPQH
Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher