National Youth Brass Band Championships

This year 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 open for this year. To enter please click here to enter. The Pre-entry information pack can be downloaded here.

The Draw for this years contest will be made live at the butlins mineworkers championship on Sunday 12 January 2020.



Tickets can be purchased at this link. Tickets purchaced 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.



For any information regarding the championships, please contact the contest controller on


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.