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Ripon Contest 2020

The 2020 contest will take place on the 30th May

As part of the Ripon Festivals programme, Ripon City Band organises an annual brass band entertainment contest that takes place in Ripon Cathedral. The 2020 contest will take place on the 30th May. The contest is open to bands in 3rd section, 4th section and those unregistered including youth bands.

Entry applications - details to follow. 

Each band must perform a march and hymn as part of their own choice, 20-minute entertainment programme. Please see contest rules here.

Starts @ 12 noon, Tickets are £5 per adult and £1 per child under 16 yrs and will be available on entry to the Cathedral on the day. For more information please contact Paulette Morton, Contest Secretary.

Prize monies are:

1st place - £250 and the Rose-bowl 
2nd place - £150 and trophy 
3rd place - £75 and trophy
£75 and a trophy will go to the best 4th section/unregistered band not in the first three places
Best Youth Section band not in the first three places
Best Hymn - £50 and a trophy
Most Entertaining band 
Best March
Best Soloist
Best Euphonium Player
Best Percussion section 


Music: tbc


Keep your eye out for more information coming soon! We are really looking forward to helping Paulette and her team to organise and host this event again this year

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