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Youth Champs 2022 (Tickets)

The Youth Champs comes to the Corby Business Academy in Northamptonshire to showcase the best youth bands in the UK with a day packed full of fun, excitements and brilliant performances.

In 2022, The National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain is coming to the corby business academy for the first time. On Saturday 26 March and Sunday 27 March, the Hall will play host to over 1,300 young people from all over the UK in four highly enjoyable sections.

The set test-piece for the Championship Section is not mandatory this year however bands can choose to perform Saint-Saëns Variations by Philip Sparke or a programme of their own choice. The Intermediate, Elementary and Besson Prodige Debut sections will perform programmes of their own choice.

The provisional event is scheduled as follows:-

Saturday 26 March 2022
Besson Prodige Debut Section – First band performs 12:30
Elementary Section – First band performs 9:30

Gala Concert from one of the Army Brass Bands TBC (tickets free to participants and included in the day ticket where space is available)

Sunday 27 March 2022
Intermediate Section – First band performs 9:30
Championship Section – First band performs 12:00 

The final start time will be confirmed before the event along with a full schedule. Please visit for the latest updates.

The event will also host a trade and careers fair, as well as representatives of musical traders and manufacturers Including Besson Instruments sponsors of the Debut section. There will also be showcase performances throughout what promises to be a very exciting day’s music making.

Day tickets: Adults: £12.50, 12-16: £7.50 and Under-12: £4.50.
Weekend tickets: Adults: £15.00, 12-16: £9.00 and Under-12: £5.

Tickets purchased will be collected from the desk at the entrance on the day of the contest. 

March 26th, 2022 9:30 AM through March 27th, 2022 9:30 PM
Corby Business Academy
Gretton Rd
Corby, NTH NN17 5EB
United Kingdom
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Phone: 01226771015
Saturday 26 March Adult £ 12.50
Saturday 26 March 12-16 £ 7.50
Saturday 26 March U-12 £ 4.50
Sunday 27 March Adult £ 12.50
Sunday 27 March 12-16 £ 7.50
Sunday 27 March U-12 £ 4.50
Weekend Adult £ 15.00
Weekend 12-16 £ 9.00
Weekend U-12 £ 5.00
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