Open Brass Band Contest: Sun 18th Nov 2018

Event: LBBA ‘Open’ Brass Band Contest
When: Sunday 18th November 2018
Where: Loughborough Endowed Schools

The 2018 Contest:

The following downloads are now available for the 2018 contest…

2018 Contest – Entry Form

2018 -Contest  Schedule to bands

2018 Contest – Rules (CH to 4)

2018-Entries Update

2018-Contest Results



2017-LBBA Champions – Members of Wantage Brass Band with Adjudicator Brett Baker

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).

The Venue:

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

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


Other Contest Info:


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


The full results of the 2017 competition are available HERE

2016 Results: HERE


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