2014 Entertainment Contest Results

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2014 Entertainment Contest Results

A total of 13 bands took part in scaba’s annual Entertainment contest today, with top honours being taken by Amersham Band in the B section and Friary Guildford in the A section.

Adjudicator Richard Evans had a total of 100 points available to award each performance, with marks for Musical Performance (max. 60) / Entertainment Value (30) / Presentation & Deportment (10)
Bands exceeding the 24 minute time limited were penalised -1 point for each 30 seconds (or part thereof) over time.

'A' Section

‘A’ Section

(1st & Championship section bands)

  1. Friary Guildford, Chris King.   91 points (57/25/9)
  2. Otterbourne, Gareth Pritchard.  80 points (49/23/8)
  3. BAE Systems, Jonathan Crowhurst.  79 points (48/23/8)
  4. Fulham Brass, John Ward.  78 points (52/22/8  -4)
  5. Tilbury, Andrew Austin.  77 points (48/21/8)
  6. Alder Valley, Roger Burke.  76 points (51/22/8  -5)
  7. Yiewsley & West Drayton, Chris Cole.  76 points (47/21/8)

W:  Ocean Brass W:  Epsom & Ewell

  • Best Soloist – Richard Straker, cornet, Friary Guildford
  • Best March – Friary Guildford
  • Highest unplaced 1st section band – Fulham

'B' Section

‘B’ Section

(2nd, 3rd & Youth section bands)

  1. Amersham, Paul Fisher. 88 points (55/26/7)
  2. LGB Brass, Ian Stewart. 85 points (53/25/9 -2)
  3. Chinnor Silver, David Pegram. 79 points (50/22/7)
  4. Harlow Brass, Chris Johnston. 74 points (47/22/6 -1)
  5. Cobham, Glenn Hayter. 72 points. (43/24/6 -1)

* Richmond Youth, Victoria Curran. 70 points (40/23/7)

W: Denmead Brass W: Hangleton W: St Sebastian Wokingham

  • Best Soloist – Dan King, Trombone, Chinnor
  • Best Trombone Section – Amersham
  • Best Compere/Conductor – Victoria Curran, Richmond Youth
  • Highest unplaced 3rd section band – Harlow
  • Highest placed scaba member band – Amersham
  • Highest placed Youth band – Richmond Youth

In the event of bands being awarded equal total points, the Musical Performance mark is the tie-breaker. Richmond Youth played for adjudication only