65th Latrobe Valley Eisteddfod Traralgon Inc.
Brass Band Contest
11 Sep 2021 to 12 Sep 2021
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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Brass Band Contest
Sunday, 12 September 2021

ADJUDICATOR:  Broden Ford

CONVENOR: Ian Round

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, 2021
 
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 VBL contest rules are available on the VBL website at https://vbl.org.au/publications/rules-and-regulations. 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 24th August 2021 to compete in this contest.
Go to
https://vbl.org.au/about-us/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 24th August 2021.
These forms can be found at 
https://vbl.org.au/publications/forms-and-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 30/06/2021 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
A Grade
225 Brass Band     A Grade

Time Limit: 25:00

Perform a concert program of 3 contrasting items. Prizes to be awarded If two or more A Grade Bands perform. Bands playing up a grade - prizes will be awarded at the discretion of the adjudicator.

Sponsored by Keith Chenhall Charitable Trust

Entry: $50.001st Griffiths Trophy (IP) ($800) + $800          2nd $400          3rd $300          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 $800          2nd $400          3rd $300          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) + $800          2nd $400          3rd $300          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) + $800          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, An encouragement award will be made to all performers

Sponsored by Keith Chenhall Charitable Trust

Entry: $10.00EA Encouragement Award