62nd Latrobe Valley Eisteddfod Traralgon Inc.
Brass Band Contest
17 Sep 2017 to 17 Sep 2017
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)

Brass Band Contest
Sunday, 17 September 2017

ADJUDICATOR:  Danny Van Bergen

CONVENOR: Marie Moulton

All bands should forward a full score of works to be performed in sections 225, 226, 227, 228 and 229 to:

PO Box 384 Traralgon 3844 (prior to 1st September.)

Bands are required to use existing stage setup.

Entries Close 30th June, 2017. 
 
Bands are required to use the percussion instruments provided. 
Bands to provide own specialised equipment.
Please Contact Traralgon City Band prior to the Eisteddfod.


Brass Band Spring Contest
Bands in grades A, B, C & D will be required to perform a 25 minute maximum concert program of 3 (three) contrasting items.
 
Sections 225 -228 inclusive run under VBL Rules.

VBL RULES:

a.    All rules of the Victorian Bands League (VBL) will be strictly enforced. The latest version of the V.B.L contest rules are
available on the VBL website at
http://www.vbl.org.au/publications/rules it is a condition of entry that all competitors agree to be bound by these rules.
 

REGISTRATION OF BANDS:

b.    All bands that wish to compete in sections 225 – 228 must be registered with the VBL or another Recognised Australasian Band Association


REGISTRATION OF PLAYERS:

c.    All individuals that compete on-stage in sections 214 – 216 at the Latrobe Valley Eisteddfod must be registered with the VBL by Friday 26th August 2017 to compete in this contest.
Go to 
http://www.vbl.org.au/membership for more information on registering individuals.

CONTEST DECLARATIONS & PLAYER LISTS:

d.    A signed Contest Declaration and Player List form must be submitted to the VBL by Friday 26th August 2017.
These forms can be found at 
http://www.vbl.org.au/publications/forms-fees.

BANDS PLAYING IN OTHER GRADES

e.    Open grade bands may compete in the grade immediately above their current grade, provided that the band also competes in its own grade at the same contest.

f.    Junior grade bands may also compete in Open D Grade, provided that the band also competes in its own grade at the same contest.

REPETITION OF ITEMS

g.    No band is permitted to play any item in more than one section at any contest.


ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 2/07/2017 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
A Grade
225 Brass Band     A Grade

Time Limit: 25:00

Perform a concert program of 3 contrasting items. If two or more A Grade Bands perform, prize money will increase to $600/$250/$150.

Sponsored by Keith Chenhall Charitable Trust

Entry: $50.001st Griffiths Trophy (IP) + $300          2nd $125          3rd $75          HC Certificate          
B Grade
226 Brass Band     B Grade

Time Limit: 25:00

Perform a concert program of 3 contrasting items

Sponsored by Keith Chenhall Charitable Trust

Entry: $50.001st Teasdale Cup (IP) + $600          2nd $250          3rd $150          HC Certificate          
C Grade
227 Brass Band     C Grade

Time Limit: 25:00

Perform a concert program of 3 contrasting items

Sponsored by AGL Loy Yang

Entry: $50.001st Thompson Cup (IP) + $600          2nd $250          3rd $150          HC Certificate          
D Grade
228 Brass Band     D Grade

Time Limit: 25:00

Perform a concert program of 3 contrasting items

Sponsored by Keith Chenhall Charitable Trust

Entry: $50.001st WJ Chenhall Shield (IP) + $750          2nd $400          3rd $300          HC Certificate          
Junior
229 Brass Band     Junior

Time Limit: 12:00

Sponsored by City of Traralgon Band

Entry: $20.001st Traralgon City Band (IP) Trophy + $120          2nd $50          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
Learner
230Beginners Brass Band     Learner

Time Limit: 12:00

May be supplemented with registered players. All performers receive a Critique.

Sponsored by Latrobe Valley Eisteddfod

Entry: $10.001st Crit Only