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2000 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 9, 2000

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
Ceremony (Michael Ball)

Adjudicator(s):
James Williams, John Iveson, William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Buy As You View CoryRobert Childs22-
2Black DykeNicholas Childs15-
3Grimethorpe CollieryGarry Cutt20-
4Williams FaireyJames Gourlay17-
5Foden's CourtoisBramwell Tovey9-
6Yorkshire Building SocietyDavid King3-
7Travelsphere HolidaysMelvin White6-
8TredegarSteve Bastable12-
9Carlton Main FrickleyJohn Hinkley21-
10LeylandHoward Snell10-
11CWS GlasgowKazuyoshi Uemura16-
12Brighouse & RastrickAlan Withington8-
13Woolston Brass (NZ)David Gallaher11-
14Glossop OldJohn Berryman23-
15Todmorden OldDennis Hadfield13-
16Rolls Royce (Coventry)Dave Lea14-
17WhitburnPhilip McCann4-
18FlowersRichard Evans1-
19Yorkshire Imperial RothwellThomas Wyss2-
20Desford CollieryPeter Parkes19-
21NSK-RHP RansomeRussell Gray7-
22MarpleDavid Hirst5-
23BTPhilip Bailey18-

Prizes:

1st: £3,000 plus the British Open Challenge Trophy and the Belle Vue Challenge Cup.
2nd: £2,000 plus the Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £1,500 plus the Harry Mortimer Trophy.
4th: £1,000 plus the Edrich Siebert Memorial Trophy.
5th: £500 plus the John Gladney Trophy.
6th: £400 plus the William Rimmer Trophy.

The Iles Medal was awarded to Philip Sparke.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Derek Greenwood.

The winning conductor, Robert Childs was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Nigel John, Euphonium, Buy As You View Cory, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

No points were awarded.

B.T., Rolls Royce (Coventry) and NSK-RHP Ransome were relegated. 



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Conductor