Band Classifications Revealed for 2017

With three TYMBA competitions in 2017, all of our bands have now been assessed and placed into classes for the forthcoming season.


This has been done through analysis of the 2016 season and assessment of bands who are new or have rejoined the association.


Vice Chair of TYMBA, Andy Downton, said: “We’re pleased to see so many bands with the association for 2017.  Although the association is starting to focus more on education, training and advice rather than competitions, our regional contests are still a part of what we do and we can’t wait to see as many bands as possible in Halesowen, Daventry and Greater Manchester.”


Here are the classifications for the 2017 season.


Contest Class
Grafton District Scout Band
Kings Norton Youth Marching Band
TS Alacrity JCC


Championship Class
Biggleswade Sea Cadets
3rd Davyhulme Scout & Guide Band
5th Leek Scout & Guide Band
Syston Scout & Guide Band
Spen Valley Scout & Guide Band


National Class
Alderley District Scout Band
Rhyl Youth Marching Band
Thurmaston Marching Brass
Wirral Sound


Performing in the Open Class
Stone Scout & Guide Band


Not competing
17th Tonbridge Scout and Guide Band
Sandhurst & District Corps of Drums