SWBBA Torquay November

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by Matt the Baritone, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. Hi all, who will be joining Lanner and District at November Torquay this year? :)
  2. euph77

    euph77 Member

    City of Bristol will be there in the 2nd section ;)
  3. MissBraz

    MissBraz Member

    Chalford Band 1st Section :)
  4. Cornishgal

    Cornishgal Member

    Porthleven Town will be there in the fourth :)
  5. Adamshorn

    Adamshorn New Member

    Michelmersh Silver Band will be there in the 1st Section.
  6. tinytim

    tinytim New Member

    Unfortunately not Weston Brass as we have availability problems that day. We will though be defending our 3rd section Leicestershire BBA title on 28 Nov.
  7. matt_BBb_bass

    matt_BBb_bass Member

    I know Mount charles youth band will be there... Since im playing with them and Lanner :D
  8. Nuh Bell

    Nuh Bell New Member

    Sidmouth will be making up the numbers in the third section!
  9. tubbytuba

    tubbytuba Member

    Camborne"B" will not be going,lot of players away leading up to and a busy concert programme. Good luck to all competeing bands
  10. Torbay Brass Band will be there and at the GBBA contest 21/11/10. Not bad considering we nearly folded 18 months ago!
  11. spiffy

    spiffy New Member

    aha! Matt Rowe lol
    Totnes Trainers will be there as well :)
  12. Paddy Flower

    Paddy Flower Active Member

    Any official word on the FULL line-up anyone? It's less than a fortnight away so surely it's been published somewhere (the league are champing at the bit)
  13. euph77

    euph77 Member

    There's a Press Release on the SWBBA website claiming 33 bands, but none mentioned :(
  14. tubbytuba

    tubbytuba Member

    Same hopeless lack of info from the SWBBA,you would think they could publish a confirmed line up by now!!! Adjudicators are Dennis Wilby and Derek Greenwood
  15. Paddy Flower

    Paddy Flower Active Member

    I've taken the unusual step of contacting the organisers directly, watch this space (hopefully)
  16. Liz Courts

    Liz Courts Active Member

    I'll be there - making up the numbers in the audience for a change! :)
  17. BryonySnell

    BryonySnell Member

    We'll be there in top top section!
  18. tubaminstrel

    tubaminstrel Member

    Any prices yet Paddy?
  19. Paddy Flower

    Paddy Flower Active Member

    I have had a reply from SWBBA this afternoon...

    Good Afternoon
    Thank you for the email. I have spoken to the Association Officers regarding your general betting system on brass band contests and I am instructed to inform you the South West Brass Band Association does not wish to be associated and your request for the section line-up at our forthcoming Championships is rejected.

    I think (and hope) this is just an unfortunate misunderstanding, I have replied re-assuring them that Paddy doesn't take ACTUAL bets in the form of cash and that the league is just a bit of fun. So i'm hopeful they will re-consider. No reply yet but i'll keep you informed
  20. tubaminstrel

    tubaminstrel Member

    :eek: It's this sort of stuffed shirted nonsense that gives contesting committees a bad name.

    Scaba Media? YRBBC? and many other contest officials I'm sure are on tMP and i've never seen any of them react to Paddy's stuff like this

    Shame on you SWBBA :mad:

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