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2008 U.S. Open Results

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Listed under each band is the performance number, points for music performance, points for entertainment, and total points.

1. Fountain City Brass Band (Parisi) 288/60=348
2. Brass Band of Central Florida (Garasi) 283/62=345
3. Eastern Iowa Brass Band (Thomas) 278/53=331
4. Ohio Brass Band (Droste) 249/67=316
5. Madison Brass Band (Mason) 257/48=305
6. Prairie Brass Band (Niermeyer) 256/46=302
7. Milwaukee Festival (Backhaus) 249/39=288

Other Prizes

Grand Champion - Trophy and $1000, sponsored by Buffet Crampon
Fountain City Brass Band

Second Prize - Trophy and $500, sponsored by Dansr
Brass Band of Central Florida

Best Cornet of the Day: - Custom engraved cornet, sponsored by Buffet Crampon Tony Philipp
Ohio Brass Band

Most Entertaining - $250, sponsored by Wilson/Getzen
Ohio Brass Band

Best Featured Brass Soloist - custom engraved instrument, sponsored by Buffet Crampon
Nate Gay, Fountain City Brass Band

Most Outstanding Percussion Section - sponsored by Yamaha
Ohio Brass Band

Best Performance of a March - $250, sponsored by DF Enterprises
Brass Band of Central Florida, President

Best New Composition or Arrangement - $250, sponsored by Smith-Watkins
Eastern Iowa Brass Band, Casey Thomas, Esprit de Corps

Buskers Award - Top Hat full of loose bills
Brass Band of Central Florida, Hurricane Funk


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