Yorkshire Regional line-up Announced

The full line-up of competitors for the 2020 Yorkshire Regional Championships at Huddersfield Town Hall on the weekend of Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th March has been announced.
Four bands will qualify for the Royal Albert Hall with Black Dyke and Brighouse and Rastrick already pre-qualified. Two bands from each of the other sections will be vying for their places at Cheltenham.
Championship Section:
Sunday 8th March
Test Piece: A Tale As Yet Untold (Philip Sparke)
Adjudicators: Nigel Boddice and Garry Cutt
Draw: 12.30pm
Commence: 2.30pm
Black Dyke (Prof Nicholas Childs)
Brighouse & Rastrick (Prof David King)
Carlton Main Frickley Colliery (Allan Withington)
City of Bradford (Lee Skipsey)
Crofton Silver (Dean Jones)
Drighlington (Neil Robinson)
Elland Silver (Daniel Brooks)
Grimethorpe Colliery (Dr. David Thornton)
Hammonds Saltaire (Morgan Griffiths)
Hatfield & Askern Colliery (Stanley Lippeatt)
Hepworth (Ryan Watkins)
Old Silkstone (TBA)
Rothwell Temperance (David Roberts)
Skelmanthorpe (Martin Heartfield)
Strata (Jonathan Bates)
First Section:
Saturday 7th March
Test Piece: Legacy (Tom Davoren)
Adjudicators: Nigel Boddice and Steve Pritchard-Jones
Draw: 2:45 pm
Commence: 4.15 pm approx
Chapeltown Silver (Sam Fisher)
Horbury Victoria (Duncan Beckley)
Knottingley Silver (Kevin Belcher)
Lindley (Mike Golding)
Marsden Silver (Andrew Lofthouse)
Stannington Brass (Derek Renshaw)
South Yorkshire Police (Leigh Baker)
Unite the Union (John Davis)
Wakefield Metropolitan (Martin Hall)
Yorkshire Imperial Band (Garry Hallas) 
Second Section:
Saturday 7th March
Test Piece: The Golden Sabre (Kit Turnbull)
Adjudicators: David Hirst and Sarah Groarke-Booth
Draw: 11.00am
Commence: 12.30pm
Barnsley Brass (William Rushworth)
BD1 Brass (Lee Skipsey)
Dronfield Genquip (Damian Wileman)
Hade Edge (Jamie Smith)
Hebden Bridge (David Hamilton)
Meltham & Meltham Mills (Tom Haslam)
Rockingham (Adam Whittle)
Slaithwaite (Matthew Hindle)
Wetherby & District Silver (Derek Warley)
Third Section:
Sunday 8th March
Test Piece: Endurance (Andrew Baker)
Adjudicators: David Hirst and Steve Pritchard-Jones
Draw: 8.00am
Commence: 9.30am
Armthorpe Elmfield (Raymond Kilcoyne)
Clifton & Lightcliffe (John Clay)
Deepcar Brass (Cathryn O'Shea)
Dinnington Colliery (Jonathan Beatty)
Emley Brass (Garry Hallas)
Gawthorpe Brass '85 (John Edward)
Huddersfield & Ripponden (Adam Bell)
Kippax (Stephen Tighe)
Lofthouse 2000 (Andrew Whitaker)
Maltby Miners Welfare (Terry Clifford)
Oughtibridge (Gavin Somerset)

Fourth Section:
Saturday 7th March
Test Piece: Neverland (Christopher Bond)
Adjudicators: Richard Marshall and Duncan Stubbs
Draw: 7.45am
Commence: 9.15am
Barnsley Metropolitan (Alex Francis)
Clifton & Lightcliffe B (Michael Silson)
Dodworth Colliery MW (Eliot J Darwin)
Friendly Band (Sowerby Bridge) (James Beecham)
Garforth Brass (John Thompson)
Linthwaite (Matthew Pilcher)
Loxley Silver (Richard Windle)
Thurcroft Welfare (Matthew Wright)

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