Preston has regained the Victorian State Championship trophy after their win in the A Grade competition.
The state championships were held at Founders Hall in Ballarat on the 18th of August. Fresh off their trip to New Zealand, Preston put in a solid performance of all pieces to claim the win over Kew Band Melbourne. The contest was very tight, with the adjudicator expressing that both bands had produced performances deserving of the win. Preston were able to edge out a one point victory in all categories, leading to a 4-point win overall.
In claiming the trophy, Preston MD Andrew Snell praised the efforts of all players involved; highlighting the hard work that went into bringing the program together in a short period of time.
Full results of the event are available at the Victorian Bands’ League website.