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Last minute chance to get Dr Martin entry in

There is just one slot available for the Dr Martin Wainstone Cup contest left — but you will need to be quick if you want to bag it.

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  The Dr Martin Contest has become a very popular and lucrative top flight event

Although the draw for the Dr Martin Wainstone Cup contest is being made later this evening, the organisers have informed 4BR that there is still time to fill the one remaining place that is available for bands wishing to take part.

Get in touch

Those interested in the competition that takes place on Sunday 10th September at the Princess Alexander Auditorium, at Yarm School, Stockton on Tees, on Sunday the 10th of September should get in touch at:

Those interested in the competition that takes place on Sunday 10th September at the Princess Alexander Auditorium, at Yarm School, Stockton on Tees, on Sunday the 10th of September should get in touch pronto!

£4,000 top prize

The event, with it substantive prize fund of over £8,000, is open to Championship Section bands who have to perform programmes that contain a march, featured soloist and a major test-piece selection if they are to claim the £4,000 first prize.

With podium prizes of £2,000 and £1,000, and with each band receiving £400 towards travelling expenses, the event, which takes place just a day after the British Open in Birmingham, has grown in popularity.



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