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    Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Battle of the Bands 2012

    The closing date for this contest is the 18th May 2012

    If your band hasnt entered but would like to then get your entries in now there are 3 places left

    The rules are



    Contest Rules
    1. The Contest is for 3rd and 4th section (national grading) and unregistered bands only.

    2. Eligible Players. All Players should be registered or bona fida members of the respective band. (If in doubt about any eligible players, please contact the contest secretary) Each band is allowed to borrow up to three players to fill vacant seats within your band. These borrowed players must not occupy major seats, must not feature as a stand up soloist and must not be registered with bands higher than the 3rd section. The maximum limit for players on the stage is 30 plus percussion. This rule is not intended to enable bands who have only 25 or 26 players to borrow players up to the maximum 30, its intention is to allow bands who otherwise would be struggling, to participate.

    If any band is found to use players from bands higher than 3rd section, that band will be disqualified from the contest

    3. Individual bands own choice entertainment programme of no more than 25 minutes, bands must include 1 solo item and provide their own Compere.
    The band will be timed from the first note to the last note of the performance. Time taken for introductions and announcements during the performance will be included in the 25 minutes. Any announcements made before the first note or applause after the final note of the performance will not be timed. Bands who exceed this time limit will be penalised at a rate of 1 point for every minute.

    4. The contest will be pre-drawn on Friday 25th May and participating bands will be informed
    of the draw by email.

    5 Percussion is supplied by ICCB, a list will be sent to each band of items included. Percussionists should provide all sticks / beaters etc.

    6. The bands programme and percussion layout is to be forwarded to the contest committee no later than the 10th June 2012. Music scores for the adjudicator should be brought on the day and should be handed to the contest controller on arrival

    7. One band official is needed to represent their band and act as adjudicator for the Bands Award Prize. This official will be needed at the contest venue 30 minutes before the start of the contest. (They do not vote on their own bands performance)

    8. There will be 3 adjudicators,
    1 in open adjudication for music, determining places 1 to 3 and best Soloist.

    1 in open adjudication for entertainment and 1 for deportment,
    The Entertainment judge will be marking out of 25
    Musical Choice
    Entertainment

    The Deportment judge will be marking out of 25
    Deportment on and off stage
    Stage presence
    Both the Entertainment and Deportment marks will be totalled to determine the winner of the Entertainment and Deportment Trophy

    9. A licensed bar is open on the day of the contest; the consumption of alcohol brought into the event by individuals is prohibited.

    10 In all matters relating to the running and organisation of the contest, the decision of the contest committee will be final.



    Prizes
    1st Place trophy + 300
    2nd Place trophy + 200
    3rd Place trophy + 100
    Best Soloist trophy
    Bands Award trophy
    Entertainment & Deportment trophy


    We have tried to keep rules for the event to a minimum as the intention of the contest is for the players to enjoy the experience.
    If you have any questions regarding the rules please contact the contest committee, via e mail to the
    ICCB band secretary Mrs Paula Weighill (graham.weighill@sky.com)
    MD Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Brass Band

    www.freewebs.com/iccbb

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    Currenlty the bands that have entered are

    in the main section 3rd/4th and unreg section

    Hucknall & Linby

    Newhall

    Dronfield

    Deepcar

    Rolls Royce

    Oughtibridge

    and in the training band section

    Deepcar Training band
    Thurcroft Training band
    Dronfield Training band

    So if your bands name isnt down and you know you are entering get your entries in closing date 18th May
    MD Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Brass Band

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    What is the date, venue, starting time for this event please ?

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    Sunday 17th June 2012 all kicks off with the training band section at 10am and is held at the speedwell rooms Staveley nr Chesterfield.

    The main section will kick off around 11.30am
    MD Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Brass Band

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    And the music Adjudicator will be Colin Hardy
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    The closing date has past so the final list of bands entered are

    in the main section 3rd/4th and unreg section

    Hucknall & Linby

    Newhall

    Dronfield

    Deepcar

    Rolls Royce

    Oughtibridge

    Dinnington

    and in the training band section

    Deepcar Training band
    Thurcroft Training band
    Dronfield Training band


    The draw will take place on Friday 25th May and all bands will be sent their given time. Also I will post the draw on here
    MD Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Brass Band

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    A full preview & predictions are now available at www.all4brass.com

    Twitter live feed hashtag is #Staveley2012

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    Live feed available now on twitter @all4brass

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    Well done ICCB great contest so enjoyable and well run...keep it see you at the Nationals

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    Results now online at www.all4brass.com

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    Well done to all the members of Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Band for organising this fantastic event. Such an efficient and friendly run event. Its a shame more bands didn't make use of the audio visual facilities (we provided 2 pieces with video accompaniment) but there was some effective use of stage management throughout.

    An entertainment contest with a beer festival as well - if Carlsberg did a band contest this would be it!

    One negative was that there were only 7 bands in the main contest (11 last year) its for 3rd and 4th section bands and the standard of playing, thoughtful programming choice by all the bands yesterday was 2nd to none.

    OK we won for the 3rd year running, so it's bound to be our favourite contest but we would have happily accepted any other placing.

    So please look out for this event next year and if you want to be part of one of the countries best run entertainments contest (with BEER) make sure your band is there
    Mr Francis Hargate
    EEb Bass - Dronfield Genquip Band
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    It was a very well run contest ; i really enjoyed playing and listening
    A great venue good to see open adjudication.
    Plus what more do you want than
    Real Ale on sale and a Brass Band Contest;
    HEAVEN !!!!!!!!!!!
    Looking forward to 2013 with so much in stall

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    Full results are

    Judged by Colin Hardy

    1st Dronfield 86pts
    2nd Hucknall and Linby 84pts
    3rd Dinnington Colliery 83pts
    4th Rolls royce derby 82pts
    5th Deepcar 81pts
    6th Newhall 80pts
    7th Oughtibridge 79pts

    Best Soloist Emma Davis Tenor Horn Dronfield

    Entertainment and deportment placings judged by 2 local councilors

    1st= Dronfield Ent 23 Dep 20 = 43
    1st = Dinnington Ent 22 Dep 21 = 43
    3rd Deepcar Ent 21 Dep 21 = 42
    4th Rolls royce Derby Ent 20 Dep 21 = 41
    5th Newhall Ent 17 Dep 23 = 40
    6th Oughtibridge Ent 18 Dep 21 = 39
    7th Hucknall and Linby Ent 19 Dep 18 = 37

    Bands person award judged by a rep from every band but not judging their own performance.

    1st Newhall
    2nd Deepcar Band
    3rd = Dronfield
    3rd= Dinnington Colliery
    5th Rolls royce
    6th Hucknall and Linby
    7th Oughtibridge

    Highest placed 4th section band not in the prizes
    Deepcar Brass band

    Training band section judged by Colin Hardy

    1st Thurcorft Training band
    2nd Deepcar Training band
    3rd Dronfield Training band
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    And

    Best Soloist in the Training Band section:


    Charlotte Lindley - cornet (Deepcar Band)

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    This is the video we played along too for Seal Lullaby the recording was taken at the contest

    Our programme was:

    The Way You Look Tonight
    All My Life - horn solo
    Punchinello
    Seal Lullaby
    Coming To America
    Last edited by tubafran; 23.06.2012 at 20:09.
    Mr Francis Hargate
    EEb Bass - Dronfield Genquip Band
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