2011 British Open Results

The 2011 British Open Championship was held today in Symphony Hall, Birmingham where 17 of the Best bands in the UK competed for the banding worlds ultimate title. The results are as under.

Saturday 4th September 2011
Test Piece: 'Red Priest' - Professor Philip Wilby
Adjudicators: Dr Michael Ball, David Read MBE, Stephen Roberts

1. Cory (Dr Robert Childs), 9
2. Black Dyke (Dr Nicholas Childs), 12
3. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery (Phillip McCann), 5
4. Fodens (Allan Withington), 15
5. Brighouse & Rastrick (Professor David King), 10
6. Tredegar (Ian Porthouse), 14
7. Desford Colliery (Nigel Seaman), 6
8. Virtuosi GUS (John Berryman), 1
9. Grimethorpe Colliery (Garry Cutt), 16
10. Leyland (Jason Katsikaris), 11
11. Fairey (Geneva) (Russell Gray), 17
12. Rothwell Temperance (David Roberts), 7
13. Reg Vardy (Ray Farr), 4
14. Co-operative Funeralcare (Michael Fowles), 13
15. Hepworth (Michael Bach), 8*
16. Kirkintilloch (Luc Vertommen), 3
17. Tongwynlais Temperance (Philip Harper), 2*

*Hepworth and Tongwynlais Temperance relegated to Grand Shield

Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy: Tom Hutchinson, (Cory)
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Christian Hollensteiner (Cory)
Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy: Toni Howden, (Carlton Main Frickley)

Data courtesy of 4barsrest

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