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1968 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 12, 1968

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
The Mastersingers, Wagner, arr. F. Wright

Adjudicator(s):
Roger Barsotti, Drake Rimmer, Frank Wright

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Brighouse & RastrickW. Hargreaves8193
2Black Dyke MillsG. Brand11191
3G.U.S.S. Boddington19189
4City of CoventryA. Chappell22186
5CWS (Manchester)A. Mortimer2184
6 KibworthW. Scholes13-
-City of BristolA. G. Lloyd7-
-CoryJ. Harrison14-
-Craghead CollieryE. Cunningham1-
-Excelsior RopesD. Thomas10-
-Grimethorpe CollieryG. Thompson13-
-Hammonds SauceG. Whitburn9-
-HanwellE. Bravington3-
-Head WrightsonG. Midgley18-
-KirkintillochR. Oughton5-
-Lewis MerthyrS. Williams25-
-LutonA. Coupe24-
-MirrleesJ. Atherton6-
-Shaftesbury CrusadeA. Golding17-
-Snibston CollieryE. Starkey15-
-SouthseaF. S. Monk21-
-Tullis RussellD. S. Campbell12-
-Whitburn BurghA. Fleming20-
-Wingates TemperanceH. Parry16-
-WoodfallsC. Bosanko4-

Prizes:

1st: £200
2nd: £150
3rd: £75
4th: £50

The winning band was declared World Champions as well as Champion Band of Great Britain.

The Spotlight on Service was given to John Baldwin.  



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