Borders Entertainment Contest 2008

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by Joe Soap, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. Joe Soap

    Joe Soap Member

    Borders Entertainment Contest

    Anyone help with a list of competing bands at this forthcoming contest

    Thanks

    Joe.
     
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  3. Who's all going to Jedburgh next Saturday? (1st Nov)

    Quite a good, wee contest in my opinion. Looking forward to it.
     
  4. brianatb

    brianatb Member

    Think i will go as well.See you.;):redface:
     
  5. Joe Soap

    Joe Soap Member

    Shotts are going and i think Coalburn are as well.

    Joe
     
  6. davids

    davids New Member

    Very good Brian. I am pleased that you are going!!! Playing Trombone, I hope.

    Afternoon Rachael.
     
  7. brianatb

    brianatb Member

    Thanks for your support David, and your continued encouragement. Hope all goes well at the contest,and by the way,4th to 5th position will shock them. cheers.
     
  8. Good evening David!

    You'll be joining bebo next are you?! ;)
     
  9. davids

    davids New Member

    Oh No! One small step at a time.

    Others taking part are Dumfries Town Band and Langholm Town Band.
     
  10. Joe Soap

    Joe Soap Member

    I am hearing there are 18 bands and i think the following are among them;

    Shotts
    Annan
    Dumfries
    Langholm
    Jedforest
    Coalburn
    Croy
    Peebles
    Selkirk
    St Ronans


    Joe
     
  11. Just back from a run up to Jedburgh today.

    Town hall happens to be next to 2 decent looking pubs - bring on the lemonade!
     
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  13. floral_dance

    floral_dance Member

    Johnstone band won contest, 1st Section, best solo cornet and best perc yeah!!!!
    Well done all other winning bands
     
  14. slider

    slider Member

    Not allowed

    Westoe were planning to attend the Borders Contest to give an airing to some of our Annual Sponsors Concert Programme 15th Nov at the Customs House, South Shields. We've known about the Contest for years but never got round to entering. Contest Secretary sent for the Application Form only to discover that we're now ineligible having just been promoted to Championship Section. Shame we can't enter unless we get relegated.
    p.s. checkout the new e-commerce web site I've just added Brass Band Aid / Band casual clothing to.
     
  15. Souter

    Souter Member

    1st Johnston
    2nd Shotts
    3rd City Of Discovery

    Best 1st Section - Johnston
    Best 2nd Section - Shotts
    Best 3rd Section - Coalburn
    Best 4th Section - Peebles
    Entertainment - Jedburgh

    Congrats to all the winning bands. Big well done to the principle cornet with Johnston for winning the new Dave Young memorial cup (I was the one from Selkirk Band who presented it to you!)
     
  16. Well done to all! Was another good day in the Borders - made even better with a fantastic result for us on our first day back into 2nd section. Very chuffed with our result oh, and best bass section (we will never hear the end of it now!) :D
     
  17. steve butler

    steve butler Active Member

    Well done Wee one!
    A good bass section always relies on a good percussion section :wink:
     
  18. iancwilx

    iancwilx Active Member

    Do you really mean "Relies" or should it have read "Lies" ?
    I must admit it's good when they're "Giving it some stick"

    - Wilkie
     
  19. If only that were true Mr B! We were tacet in one piece which I think may have won them it. That and the amazing 2 bars at the beginning of Serenade. Magnificent! :clap:
     
  20. AileenD

    AileenD New Member

    Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!
     
  21. Tony Toon

    Tony Toon New Member

    You're not wrong!

    Man in the Box
     
  22. Maybe I should become an adjudicator... :lol: We're very proud of our bass section and they were over the moon with the award.
     

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