Borders Entertainment Contest RESULTS

Tuesday 6 November 2018

BORDERS ENTERTAINMENT CONTEST

MEMORIAL HALL, INNERLEITHEN, SAT 3 NOV 2018
 
Annan Band emerged as winners of the 18th Borders Entertainment Contest lifting the Scottish Borders Trophy and the second section award.  Broxburn and Livingston Band won the coveted entertainment prize and took second place, while hosts, St. Ronan’s Silver Band, won the prize for the highest placed Borders Band.  Thirteen bands from across Scotland took part in a full day of music-making.  The adjudicators were Sandy Smith (written remarks) and Bryan Allen (voice-over).

RESULTS

POSITION  BAND   SECTION   CONDUCTOR
1 Annan Town 2 Paul Drury
2 Broxburn & Livingston 2 John Boax
3 St. Ronan’s Silver 2 Kenny Letham
4 Jedforest Instrumental 2 Phil Rosier
5 Langholm Town 3 Chris Shanks
6 Renfrew Burgh 2 Mark Good
7 Selkirk Silver 3 Colin Kemp
8= Brass Sounds Inverclyde 3 Christopher Mansfield
8= Kilmarnock Concert Brass 4 Scott Walker
10 Peebles Burgh Silver 3 Peter Holmes
11 Whitburn Heartlands 4 Any Shaw
12 Hawick Saxhorn 4 Stuart Black
13 Stranraer Brass 4 Angela Miller

AWARD & PRIZE BAND / PLAYER
First Prize: The Scottish Borders Trophy & £150 Annan Town
Entertainment Prize: The Queen’s Head Inn Shield & £150 Broxburn & Livingston
Best Second Section Band:  The Souter Ronnie Trophy & £100 Annan Town
Best Third Section Band:  The John A. Wilson Memorial Trophy & £100 Langholm Town
Best Fourth Section Band:  The Harry Pearce Memorial Trophy & £100 Kilmarnock Brass
Highest Placed Borders Band:  The St. Ronan’s Bicentenary Trophy St. Ronan’s Silver
Best Deportment: The Langholm Town Band Bicentenary Shield Langholm Town
Best Soloist: The Walter Nichol Memorial Trophy & Medal Cornet Player, Broxburn & Livingston
Best Instrumentalist: The Jedforest Band 150th Anniversary Trophy & Medal Euphonium Player, Brass Sounds Inverclyde
Best Solo Cornet: The Dave Young Trophy & Medal Callum Robb, St. Ronan’s Silver
Best Bass Section: The Bert Neil Memorial Quaich Broxburn & Livingston
Best Percussion Section: The Jenny Corbett Memorial Cup St. Ronan’s Silver

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