World Rankings: December Update6-Dec-2012
Brass in Concert win sends Cory back to the top of the world rankings.
Cory Band will finish the year as the number one band in the World of Brass - 4barsrest.com Rankings for a remarkable sixth year in succession following its recent victory at the Brass in Concert Championship.
A busy end to the 2012 contesting season also saw national championships taking place in Denmark (won by Lyngby Taarbaek), Belgium (Brass Band Buizingen), Switzerland (Fribourg), The Netherlands (Schoonhoven) and Sweden (Windcorp), with all the winners going forward to next year’s European Championships in Oslo.
3. Black Dyke
4. Brighouse and Rastrick
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10. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery
The ranking contests added since the last update were:
Victoria State Championships - won by Kew Band Melbourne
Siddis - won by Stavanger
US Open - won by Fountain City
Borders Entertainment - won by Coalburn Silver
SWBBA Torquay - won by Camborne Town
North Wales Championships - won by Northop
International Brass Band Contest - won by Manger Musikklag
Kippax Entertainment - won by South Milford
Northern Open - won by Oldham (Lees)
Gloucester BBA - won by Hyde
SEWBBA Blaenavon - won by Burry Port
Leicestershire BBA - won by Ashton-under-Lyne
Scottish Shield - won by Newmilns and Galston
Scottish Challenge Cup - won by Kingdom Brass ‘B’
To view all the ranked bands, go to:
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