Published: May 02, 2016

Benoni takes Amanzimtoti

Amanzimtoti, South Africa – April 30, 2016 – The first major championship of the South African season took place in the beach town of Amazimtoti on the south coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Rain fell throughout the day, making it a difficult day for all who were expecting the usual South African sunshine. Benoni MacTalla, were able to retain their title by winning the MSR and placing second in the medley, missing the clean sweep on ensemble preference. MacTalla won best bass section and the Transvaal Scottish won the best drum corps. Knysna & Districts was the overall Grade 3 winner.

Grade 2 (three bands competed)
Medley
1st Tranvaal Scottish (2,2,1,2)
2nd Benoni MacTalla (1,1,2,3)
3rd 1 Medical Battalion (3,3,3,1)
Judges: Roger Davies, Sean Maher (piping); Bob Worrall (ensemble); Kevi Levin (drumming)

MSR
1st Benoni MacTalla (1,1,1,3)
2nd Tranvaal Scottish (2,2,2,1)
3rd 1 Medical Battalion (3,3,3,2)
Judges: Roy Blevins, Damien Pitman (piping); Bob Worrall (ensemble); Steve Hall (drumming)

Grade 3
Medley
1st Knysna & districts (ens.pref.)
2nd Glen Allen
3rd Chamberlain Richmond & Sandton
Drumming: Glen Allen

MSR
1st Chamberlain Richmond & Sandton
2nd Knysna & Districts
3rd Glen Allen
Drumming: Glen Allen

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