CONTEST RESULTS

National Championship (Ch section)

Date: 8 Oct 1977
Venue: Royal Albert Hall, London
Adjudicator(s): Havelock Nelson, Buxton Orr, William Relton
Test piece: Connotations (Edward Gregson)

Pos Band Conductor Draw Points
1 Black Dyke Mills Major Peter Parkes 19 198 Flag
2 Grimethorpe Colliery Gerard Schwarz 3 193 Flag
3 Yorkshire Imperial Metals Denis Carr 9 191 Flag
4 Camborne Town Derek Greenwood 14 189 Flag
5 Bo'ness & Carriden David Richardson 18 188 Flag
6 Tredegar Town R John Childs 11 187 Flag
7 Ever Ready (GB) Major Arthur Kenney 20 186 Flag
8 Wingates Temperance Capt Frank Renton 15 185 Flag
9 RHP (Newark) Stephen Shimwell 1 184 Flag
10 Desford Colliery Welfare Albert Chappell 17 183 Flag
11 Luton Lyn Morgan 21 182 Flag
12 William Davis Construction Group John Berryman 16 181 Flag
13 Stanshawe (Bristol) Walter Hargreaves 4 180 Flag
14 Brighouse & Rastrick G Evans 5 178 Flag
15 Fodens Motor Works James Scott 12 176 Flag
16 Hanwell Silver Barbara Stone 8 174 Flag
17 Cory Bram Gay 6 172 Flag
18 Markham & District Colliery Don Hendy 2 170 Flag
19 Whitburn Burgh Allan Street 7 168 Flag
20 Oxford Concert Brass Cliff Edmunds 13 162 Flag
21 Northumbria Police Stan MacDonald 10 160 Flag

With this win, Black Dyke Mills secured a hat-trick of National Championship victories and were barred from competing in the 1978 championship.