Good weather, Good Ale, Good Food, whatever more could a bansperson want.

All were present today in the little Wensleydale village of Hardraw.

Malcolm Brownbill decided the following.

1st Overall £300 and the D Mark Thompson Green Dragon Trophy
Wetherby & District Silver with 346 points Conducted by Glyn Kearsley

2nd Overall £200 and the C. D. Howarth Trophy
Cockerton with 345 points Conducted by Graham Catherall

3rd Overall £100 and the K.L.B.B. Trophy
Pride Valley with 388 points Conducted by Graham Catherall

4th Overall £75 and the Richmondshire District Council Chairman’s Trophy
Elland Youth Band with 327 points Conducted by Samantha Harrison

5th Overall £50 and the Ray Needham Rosebowl with 326 points
Barnsley Metropolitan

Best Third Section band (£100) Wetherby & District Silver

Open Hymn Tune Contest £50 and the Dalesman Open Hymn Tune Trophy with 72 points. Cockerton

Open March Contest. £50 and the Besses Hardraw Scar Cup with 91 points

Best performance in the Hymn tune by an unregistered band. £50 and the
Geoffrey Evison Memorial Trophy with 66 points Elland Youth

Best performance in the selection by an unregistered band. £50 and the
Walter Fox Memorial Trophy Elland Youth

Highest placed band based within the Yorkshire Dales National Park Boundary
£100 and the Yorkshire Dales National Park Trophy Hawes

The conductor of the winning band Mr Glyn Kearsley was presented with an Engraved Tankard.
Ah you beat me to it!!

Mind you I was going to be slightly biased and say Well Done Wetherby!
But it really was well done everyone.

A great day with great music, what more can you ask for.

Looking forward to next year!

Roger Thorne

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daisygemma said:
A great day with great music, what more can you ask for.
And the full results posted within hours of the event finishing. Now that's what I call Service! Thanks Mr. Sanderson.



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yeah was a gr8 day out - won't to sure about the ale though!

never done that contest before either :)
The drummer in our band dinted the trophy lid when reciveing it :oops:

Elland Youth (just for Hadraw Scar)
Hardraw Format

Did you all like the idea of the new format.

If so let us know at yhbba@aol.com and we will see if it could be feasable to make the entertainment side of it in to a regular feature.

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