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Participant Information

Information for UniBrass Participants

UniBrass 2024 will be hosted by the University of Warwick and will take place on Saturday 17th February 2024 at the Warwick Arts Centre.

Contest Rules

The current UniBrass Contest Rules can be found here:

Each section of the contest is adjudicated by two adjudicators, who allocate points on musicality (out of 100) and entertainment (out of 50). 

Venue Information

The Warwick Arts Centre is at the heart of the University of Warwick (CV4 7AL).
You can reach Warwick Arts Centre via the A45, A46, M40 and M42, follow signs for "Warwick Arts Centre" or the "University of Warwick". There is plenty of car parking nearby on the university campus.

If you're traveling by public transport, you can get the train to Coventry and then the 12X bus. There are regular buses from Coventry, Leamington Spa and Kenilworth to the Warwick Arts Centre (12X, 11, 11U, U1, U2, 14).


Coach parking locations will be advised nearer the time.

The Contest - Shield and Trophy Photo

The Trophy Section

The Trophy Section will be taking place in the Warwick Arts Centre's Butterworth Hall. 

University of Chichester

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

University of Manchester and University of Salford Brass Band

University of Durham 

University of Warwick

University of Oxford

Royal Holloway, University of London

University of Huddersfield

University of Leeds

University of Sheffield

University of York

University of Bristol

The Shield Section

The Shield Section will be taking place in the Warwick Arts Centre's Theatre. 

University of Nottingham

University of Keele

University of East Anglia 

University of Cambridge

University of Birmingham

King's College London

University of Bath

University of Lancaster

University of Bangor and University of Liverpool Brass Band

University of Cardiff

University of Southampton

York Photo

Live Stream

The 2024 UniBrass contest will be live streamed, further details are available through the below link.

How to get involved

Registration for UniBrass 2024 has now closed. Registration for UniBrass 2025 will open in September 2024; the registration forms will be circulated via social media, and by email to existing UniBrass competitors. If you're interested in attending a future contest, get in touch to ensure that you get added to our mailing list!

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