scaba’s annual Autumn Contest was held today, Sunday 25th September 2016, at the Hawth in Crawley. A total of 20 bands played for adjudicators Mike Kilroy (Youth, Third & Second Sections) and Dennis Wilby (First & Championship sections), who both praised the competing bands for a high standard of performances. Wantage Silver took top honours in the Championship Section with a run-out of the National Finals piece, Journey of the Lone Wolf and LGB Brass were awarded scaba Band of the Year for 2015 - 2016. A special presentation was made to Ian Stewart, MD of LGB Brass and trombone player with Friary Guildford, honouring 50 years of service to Banding. Full Results and the pieces played can be found at www.scaba.co.uk and www.brassbandresults.com Congratulations to all the prize winners and big thanks to the Hawth, our adjudicators and Jane Stewart and her team at scaba.