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Details Confirmed for 51st BYBA AGM

Details have been confirmed for the 51st Annual General Meeting of the British Youth Band Association The AGM will take place on Saturday 27th January 2024 at the Atherstone Red Lion Hotel – 99 Long Street, Atherstone, CV9 1BB. Registration will take place from 2pm. Read the rest of the article here.

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2024 BYBA Membership Now Open

Membership of the British Youth Band Association for 2024 is now open! Join us for our 50th Anniversary year and help us celebrate in style. Membership of BYBA is open to any marching band, however we do focus on youth bands (aged 25 and under). We love traditional military-inspired marching bands, US-style drum corps, European-style […]

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2023 BYBA I&E Postponed

The 2023 Individuals and Ensembles (I&E) competiton, scheduled for Sunday 19th November, is unfortunately being postponed until the new year. We are currently exploring dates around the end of January and will confirm a new date in due course. Read the rest of the article here.

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51st BYBA AGM

The 51st AGM will be held on Saturday 27th January 2024 at a venue to be confirmed in the Midlands. The exact time is also to be confirmed but will be in the afternoon. Further information and details will be circulated in due course, but please note the date in your diary. The meeting is […]

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BYBA Individuals and Ensembles 2023

Fancy yourself as the next Star of the Marching Arts? BYBA’s Individuals and Ensembles (I&E) competition is your chance to stand up and show the rest of the banding world what you’re capable of. We have categories to accommodate everyone. Play flute? No problem! The woodwind category’s for you. Want to show off your moves […]

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BYBA National Championships 2023

There’s just under a month to go until the BYBA National Championships take place at Steel Park, Corby, on the 8th October. Bands and corps from across the UK will fight it out for the title of National Champions! Read the rest of the article here.

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BYBA Announces 2023 League Splits

Following on from a successful first 3 competitions, BYBA has today announced the splitting of the divisions ready for the second half of the season. For the first half of the season, all bands competed in two divisions. Any bands containing more than 8 overage members were placed into Associate Class whilst the remaining youth […]

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Sunshine and Smiles at Summer Rhythm

Sunday 2nd July saw the 2023 Summer Rhythm contest take place at Spencer Community Trust FC, Northampton. Although it’s by no means the largest stadium bands will play at this season, show hosts Liberty have found a diamond in the rough here – the adjacent practice pitch provides more than enough warmup space, and the […]

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Revolution Marches to Their Own Beat

Sunday 18th July saw the 2023 Music Revolution contest take place in Queensbury, West Yorkshire. Show hosts Revolution must be commended for their perseverance in making this show happen, as several factors had conspired to try and cancel the show. Taking place on Father’s Day meant there was already competition for attention, but the problems […]

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BYBA Introduces Event Media Policy

At the British Youth Band Association (BYBA), we are committed to providing a safe and enjoyable environment for all participants, staff, and spectators at our events. As part of our ongoing efforts to protect privacy and ensure the responsible use of media, we are pleased to introduce our updated Event Media Policy for the upcoming […]

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