|1||Fodens Motor Works||H. Mortimer||10||190|
|2||CWS (Manchester)||J. Atherton||3||187|
|3||Creswell Colliery||G. Hespe||17||185|
|4||Rushden Colliery||W. Scholes||15||184|
|5||Ransome & Marles||D. Aspinall||9||183|
|6||Fairey Aviation||H. Mortimer||6||182|
|7||Govan Burgh||G. Grant||18||-|
|-||Black Dyke Mills||A. Mortimer||8||-|
|-||Brighouse & Rastrick||E. Ball||13||-|
|-||Crookham Colliery||W. Lowes||1||-|
|-||Harton Colliery||N. Piper||6||-|
|-||Morris Motors||H. Mortimer||7||-|
|-||Parc & Dare||W. Scholes||11||-|
|-||Tullis Russell||D. Rimmer||2||-|
|-||Wallsend Shipyard||W. Hargreaves||14||-|
|-||Woodfalls||S. L. Clarke||12||-|
Frank Wright was the appointed referee.
1st: 200 Guineas
2nd: 150 Guineas
3rd: 75 Guineas
4th: 50 Guineas
The youngest player, and only girl at the contest was 10 year old Mary Bailey with the Woodfall Band.
At 4.45pm the announcement of the results and the winning band playing a piece of its own choice was played on BBC Radio.
1953 was the second year in succession that the contest took place at the Empress Hall, Earles Court.
The contest started at 10.30am