Our rules, approved at our A.G.M. on 30th October 2022, may be downloaded here.

February “Area Test Piece” Contest

To be held at the Post Mill Centre, Market Street, South Normanton DE55 2EJ on Saturday 17th (Unregistered Bands, Fourth and Second Sections) & Sunday 18th (Third, First and Championship Sections) February 2024. Details of the percussion we are providing and the final information to bands will be issued nearer the contest date.

Please note that entries to the first section are now closed: our apologies to any bands who will now miss out. If any first section bands are still interested in contesting with us, please email the administration manager ( and we will keep a waiting list in case of any withdrawals.

Entry FormRegistered Band Contest Rules Training Band Contest RulesUnregistered Band Contest RulesPercussionPlayer Information FormFinal Information

Autumn “Own Choice” Test Piece Contest

To be held at The Whitworth, Dale Road North, Darley Dale DE4 2EQ on Sunday 3rd November 2024. Entry forms and details of the percussion we are providing will be issued nearer the contest date.


Membership is included with entry to our February contest. If your band would like to support NEMBBA by becoming a member, our application form may be downloaded here.