The association host a number of contests throughout the year

Entertainment ContestEntertainment Contest

Entertainment Contest

DCBBA Entertainment Contest is a contest for DCBBA member bands which welcomes youth bands.

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Festival of BrassFestival of Brass

Festival of Brass

For many years the Durham County Brass Band Contest was a set Test Piece for each of the sections.

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March and Hymn ContestMarch and Hymn Contest

March and Hymn Contest

Own choice March and Hymn contest held in the award-winning Beamish Open Air Museum in County Durham.

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DCBBA Solo ContestDCBBA Solo Contest

DCBBA Solo Contest

The DCBBA Soloist Competition is held annually, in recent years at the Blakhall Community Centre.  The contest has featured performances by many players who have stepped up to principal chairs in Championship Section Bands throughout the UK

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