Alternate annual awards

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by backrowbloke, Jan 2, 2005.

  1. backrowbloke

    backrowbloke Member

    I guess most bands have annual awards around this time of year - bandsman of year etc. Well, Langley were no different, except we changed the categories for the awards this year just to liven things up.....

    Split of Year
    Most drunken moment of Year
    Senile of Year
    Charmer / Flirt of Year
    Worst excuse for missing a rehearsal
    Blonde moment of Year
    Ripper of Year
    Worst excuse for a duff note of Year
    Dep of Year

    Obviously I cant post the winners names for fear of being lynched, but they were all awarded lovely certificates at the xmas dinner :D

    Anyone else have similar un-stuffy awards?
     
  2. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member

    What a cracking idea :)


    Much better than boring old bandsman of the year. I bet people really look forward to winning some of those awards :) Mind you, if someone gets senile of the year three times in a row, wouldn't it just be better to forget about it? ;)
     
  3. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    I want to find out how to dep for Langley so I might have a chance at dep of the year next year!!!

    (Of course knowing my luck I wouldn't win anyways :cry: )
     
  4. HBB

    HBB Active Member

    Yup.
    We have that!
    Ours'll be given out on the 15th, although I'm NYBBing :(
     
  5. Craigsav83

    Craigsav83 Active Member

    Hehehe, some good ones in there. Glad my band dont have them, I'd be the forerunner for most of them! ;)

    Edinburgh Uni Wind band has some random awards after and trip they do, the one that springs to mind is the "feeling a little fresher" award. Use your imagination on that one and you won't be too far off....:-D
     
  6. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    I'd consider myself an underdog if I won it, but will keep hoping ;)
     
  7. Aidan

    Aidan Active Member

    we have some no-so-conventional ones too.
     
  8. Big Twigge

    Big Twigge Active Member

    We have a few and they like to make it so there's a category to suite every one of the errors you make in life!
     
  9. MoominDave

    MoominDave Well-Known Member

    Hmm, yes, ours seem to change every year.

    Dave (Holder of the 'Fe' award for turning up to every gig for a year in an unironed shirt)
     
  10. Kerwintootle

    Kerwintootle Member

    We did this at Waitakere at the Annual Band Dinner.

    Simon my husband won the 'Worst Marcher' against some stiff competition from Ken Cant and I won the award for 'will do anything to play soprano in the band including er, erm, well, er, .......living with the conductor'.

    It was a good laugh.
     
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  12. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member


    I like that.... "Fe" award....very clever :)
     
  13. lister89

    lister89 Member

    Along with the usual awards, we also have the award for the "Worst Tie" warn on the night of our band dinner... theres a photo on our web site of them all lined up:
    www.swinton-band.org.uk
     
  14. geordiecolin

    geordiecolin Active Member

    Dronfield used to do them, I won "most inebriated bandsman" at the first attempt!
     
  15. Andy_Euph

    Andy_Euph Active Member

    Now there's a shock :p
     
  16. sparkling_quavers

    sparkling_quavers Active Member

    Nooooooooooooo still can't believe you got that award Colin I was going for 2 years in a row!
     

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