66th Latrobe Valley Eisteddfod Traralgon Inc.
BRASS BAND CONTEST
10 Sep 2022 to 11 Sep 2022
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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Entries must be received by 30 Jun 2022 

Brass Band Contest  

Sunday, 11 September 2022

                                                                                                               

ADJUDICATOR:   Jenny Going 

CONVENOR:   Ian Round


BRASS BAND RULES

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, 2022

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 2022 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 2022. 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 3/07/2022 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
A Grade
225 Brass Band     A Grade

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

Entries Closed
Entry: $50.001st Griffiths Trophy (IP) ($800) + $800          2nd $400          3rd $300          HC Certificate          
B Grade
226 Brass Band     B Grade

Perform a concert program of 3 contrasting items

Sponsored by Keith Chenhall Charitable Trust

Entries Closed
Entry: $50.001st $800          2nd $400          3rd $300          HC Certificate          
C Grade
227 Brass Band     C Grade

Perform a concert program of 3 contrasting items

Sponsored by AGL Loy Yang

Entries Closed
Entry: $50.001st Thompson Cup (IP) + $800          2nd $400          3rd $300          HC Certificate          
D Grade
228 Brass Band     D Grade

Perform a concert program of 3 contrasting items

Sponsored by Keith Chenhall Charitable Trust

Entries Closed
Entry: $50.001st WJ Chenhall Shield (IP) + $800          2nd $400          3rd $300          HC Certificate          
Junior
229 Brass Band     Junior

Sponsored by Keith Chenhall Charitable Trust

Entries Closed
Entry: $20.001st Keith Chenhall Memorial Shield (IP) + $120          2nd $50          3rd $30          HC Certificate          
Learner
230Beginners Brass Band     Learner

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

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.00EA Encouragement Award