Open Brass Band Contest: Sunday 19th Nov 2017

Event: LBBA ‘Open’ Brass Band Contest
When: Sunday 19th November 2017
Where: Loughborough Endowed Schools

Entries now being taken – further info below, and Entry Form now available.

Closing date for entries is… 22/09/17


The address of the venue is:

Loughborough Endowed Schools, Leicester Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire

A postcode for your SatNav is LE11 2AQ  – (Please note that this postcode will take you to the correct car park and coach park – other postcodes or directions may take you to the opposite side of the schools campus).

2016 Competiton Full Results: HERE 


2016 Championship Section Winners 2016 – Derwent Brass
with Best Instrumentalist  – Richard Bates (Flugel)

Performance Halls – These will be the Hodson Hall and the Eadon Hall

Band Info:  Percussion Kit Provided

Our venue:

The contest now runs from our fantastic new venue of Loughborough Endowed Schools, in Leicestershire. The LBBA are delighted to be able to offer this venue to our supporting bands, which allows us to run two halls simultaneously and be able to make the contesting experience as comfortable as possible for bands and supporters.

Further details of the new venue:

Campus Site Map – LES

Photos of performance halls


The 2017 Contest:

Adjudicators for the 2017 contest will be as follows:

Championship: Brett Baker

First: Chris Wormald

Second: David Hirst

Third: David Hirst

Fourth: Steve Hartley

Unregistered: Steve Hartley

Entry Form 2017!

Rules: Unregistered (2017)

Rules: CH to 4th Sections  – 2017 (update rule 6)

Info/Schedule (2017)
Warm up and Changing Facilities – There will be a separate band assembly for each of our performance halls. Secretaries will be notified following the draw which sections will compete in which hall.

Catering & Trade Stands – Catering will be available form 8am to 8pm in the Burton Hall (next to the Hodson Hall). Trade stands will also be available in the Burton Hall.
For enquiries or further information, please contact LBBA Secretary Lesley Bentley on