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Draws made for Cory Online Championships

The entertainment action starts this weekend with more to come seven days later.

Cory
  The Championships take place over two weekends

The draw has now been made for the Cory Online Brass Band Championships which kick-off this Friday, 18th September at 5.00pm (BST)

Great entertainment

There is a great line up of entertainment on offer from all the bands — starting with the 10 Third Section contenders at 5.00pm, followed by the 8 bands in the Second Section (starting at 8.00pm BST).

On Saturday 19th September it's the turn of the 15 bands in the First Section (starting at 5.00pm BST).

Fantastic field

The following weekend there is more to enjoy with a fantastic field of 20 bands in the combined Fourth/UnRegistered Section on Friday 25th September (starting at 5.00pm BST) with the contest rounded off with the Blue Riband Championship Section on Saturday 26th September.

15 bands will battle it out for the honours starting at 5.00pm (BST) with the results for all sections being announced after the last band has performed.

To watch the contests for FREE simply click the link and subscribe to the Cory YouTube Channel where all the action will be broadcast: www.youtube.com/c/thecoryband1884

Championship Section:


Saturday 26th September
Start: 5.00pm (BST)

1. Glenferrie Brass
2. City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) M1 Band
3. Enderby Band
4. Leyland Band
5. Easington Colliery Band
6. Hitchin Band
7. Langley Band
8. Strata Brass
9. Elland Silver Band
10. Fountain City Brass Band
11. Michelmersh Silver Band
12. Brass Band Leieland
13. Redbridge Brass
14. Whitburn
15. The GUS Band

First Section:


Saturday 19th September
Start: 5.00pm (BST)

1. BTM Brass Band
2. Chiltern Hills Brass Band
3. Drogheda Brass Band
4. Freckleton Brass Band
5. Brass Band of Northern Virginia
6. 1st Old Boys Band
7. Lion City Brass Band
8. Seindorf Arian Deiniolen
9. Milton Keynes Brass
10. Bollington Brass Band
11. Arkansas Musicworks Brass Band
12. Downshire Brass
13. Manx Concert Brass
14. The Shirley Band
15. Kingdom Brass

Second Section:


Friday 18th September
Start: 8.00pm (BST)

1. Fjell Brass
2. Durham Miners Association Brass Band
3. Ammanford Town
4. Gresley Colliery Band
5. Lochgelly Band
6. Bearpark & Esh Colliery Band
7. Wotton Silver Band
8. Wantage Concert Brass

Third Section:


Friday 18th September
Start: 5.00pm (BST)

1. Gillingham Imperial Silver Band
2. Dynamic Brass
3. Brilliante Brass
4. Towcester Studio Band
5. Regent Community Brass
6. Brass Band B10
7. Cnl Brass Band
8. Hawk Green Band
9. Newcastle PCYC Brass Band
10. Lostock Hall Memorial Band

Fourth/Unregistered Section:


Friday 25th September
Start: 5.00 (BST)

1. Test Valley Brass
2. Askam Town Silver Band
3. Amington Band
4. Fakenham Town Band
5. London City Brass
6. Royston Town Band
7. Cross Keys Silver
8. Woodhouse Prize Band
9. King's Lynn Town Band
10. Poyntzpass Silver Band
11. Simply Brass
12. University of Bristol Brass Band
13. Menai Bridge Band Porthaethwy
14. Dungannon Silver Band
15. The Camping and Caravanning Club Brass Band
16. Blackley Band
17. Gresley Colliery Youth Band
18. Holmestrand brass
19. Ashover Brass Band
20. Whit Spirit

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Sandy Smith


Conductor, teacher, adjudicator and arranger


               

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