Changing band numbers or moving boundaries won't change the fact that a 3rd section standard band is a 3rd section standard band.
What would happen is a redefinition on an area by areas basis of what 3rd section standard is. Which defeats the point surely as that is even less of a level...
There is a difference between a justified moan and systematic knocking of a specific organisation.
For me, if you aren't prepared to get involved yourself and help a contest association run an event, you lose the right to complain about every single aspect of that organisation and those who did...
Ok, so lets rename tMp "Baritastics personal anti York instruments and aren't those people who endorsed them hypocrites" Forum.
You know, I can't remember the last time I needed to buy a spare for my Stomvi or Selmer instruments so if they went down the pan, I wouldn't be getting all upset in...
There has been a growing trnd on tMp to moan and knock the efforts of others.
Constant snipes at 4 Bars rest - it's a free site for goodness sake!
Handley Uniforms - have you guys not noticed there's a financial crisis out there/
York Instruments - of course those guys got paid (or...
So the alternative is: Your band are the last to respond, the contest is oversubscribed and a lottery is used to decide who gets the place. This could be the first band to respond.
You think thats fairer?
Or perhaps the correct version would be "Traditional" or "Original" Grading System. The Nationals added a section and there just aren't enough bands in many local associations to split between 5 sections.
Surely then if Bulgaria is already inthe EU, you have the right to work here.
specific info on Bulgaria here: