National Youth Brass Band Championships

The National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain will be held at Magna Science Adventure Centre on Saturday 28th March 2020. Entries are now closed for this year. The Pre-entry information pack can be downloaded here.

The Draw for this year's contest has ow bee made live at the Butlins Mineworkers Championship on Sunday 12 January 2020 and is as follows.

Section Draw Band Performance Time Arrival Time

Championship

       
  1 Youth Brass 2000 10.00 9.15
  2 Northamptonshire County Youth Brass Band 10.25 9.45
  3 Enderby Youth Band 10.55 10.15
  4 Shepherd Group Youth Band 11.25 10.40
  5 Band HÅ·n Gwasanaeth Cerdd Ysgolion Gwynedd a Môn 11.55 11.10
  6 Macclesfield Youth Brass Band 12.25 11.40
  7 MK Youth Brass 13.05 12.15
  8 SSBB Senior Band 13.30 12.45
  9 Tewit Youth Senior Band 14.00 13.15
  10 Elland Silver Youth Band 14.30 13.45
  11 Poynton Youth Brass Band 15.00 14.15
  12 St Helens Youth Brass Band 15.30 14.45
  13 Birmingham Schools Brass Band 15.55 15.15
  14 Oldham Music Centre Youth Brass Band 16.35 15.45
  15 Rochdale Borough Youth Band 17.05 16.10
  16 Lions Youth Brass 17.35 16.35
  17 Cardiff County and Vale og Glamorgan Youth brass band 18.05 16.45
  18 Dobcross Youth Band 18.35 17.15
    Results Ceremony 18.55  

Intermediate

       
  1 Wardle Academy Youth Band 10.20 9.50
  2 Fred Longworth High School Brass Band 10.50 10.20
  3 SSBB Intermediate Band 11.20 10.35
  4 Chalford Youth Band 11.50 11.05
  5 Tewit Youth Intermediate Band 12.20 11.35
    Results Ceremony 12.40  

Elementary

       
  1 Band Iau Gwasanaeth Cerdd Ysgolion Gwynedd a Môn 13.20 12.40
  2 Cottenham Brass Juniors 13.45 13.05
  3 Lions Junior Brass 14.10 13.30
  4 Outwood Academy Brass 14.35 13.55
  5 SSBB Junior Band 15.00 14.20
  6 Tewit Youth Junior Band 15.25 14.40
    Results Ceremony 18.00  
Debut        
  1 Lions Beginner brass 15.50 15.10
  2 Macclesfield Youth Training Brass Band 16.10 15.35
  3 Barnsley Primary Brass 16.30 15.55
  4 Rotherham Debut Band 16.50 16.10
  5 Birkwood Brass 17.10 16.35
  6 Wardle Junior Blast 17.30 16.50
  7 St. Ignatius College 17.50 17.05
    Results Ceremony 18.00  

 

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased at this link. Tickets purchased in 2019 will recive a 10% early bird discount on these prices.

Adults: £12.50

12 - 16: £7.50

U.12: £4.50 

 

Information for bands

The full rules can be found in the Youth Champs Aims and Rules Document 

The Pre-Entry information pack can be downloaded here.

 

Test Piece for 2020

The set test-piece for the Championship Section will be Saint-Saëns Variations by Philip Sparke. It is published by the composer and available from Band Supplies at this link.

 

Questions?

For any information regarding the championships, please contact the contest controller on youthchamps@bbe.org.uk.

 

For reference the 2019 competitors pack with information for bands can be downloaded here a 2020 version will be available when details of theis years event are confirmed.