Champion Brass

Welcome to the 2017 National Championships

On behalf of the Contest Committee, welcome to the website for the 2017 National Brass Band Championships.

We are delighted to be holding the contest in Wellington again after a long break; we think Wellington has a great deal to offer both in terms of venues and amenities.  From bars and restaurants to the Weta Cave, there will be plenty for you to see and do as well as enjoying world class musical performances from brass bands from around New Zealand and overseas.

We're working on a number of exciting initiatives to make this a memorable contest, so please check back regularly for announcements.

We will be providing updates for bands that will be participating and non-band members interested in contest; if you would like to receive relevant updates, please fill in the form below.  

We want to make this a true community event, so if you would like to help out as a volunteer, please let us know.

If there is anything you would like to know about contest that you can't find on the website, please contact us.

We look forward to seeing you in Wellington in April.


Mike Sander, Chair, Contest Committee


What's good in the Wellywood 'hood

Find out how to make the most of your time in the "World's Coolest Little Capital" with recommendations from local band members and supporters

Make sure you get your tickets for Champion Brass: In Concert.  What a finale for the contest with this fantastic line-up of bands!  Book now at Ticketek.

Accommodation, Transport & Rehearsal Space

For all your accommodation, transport and rehearsal space needs, please contact Orbit Travel:

Orbit Travel - National Brass Band Championships 2017


Results will be available here

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