2019 Contest

The ninth annual Ringing World National Youth Contest took place on Saturday 6th July 2019 in Liverpool. The overall winners, and recipients of the Whitechapel Trophy were the Oxford D G team, with the Kent Young Ringers picking up the RW Editor’s Trophy for Excellence.

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The contest tower – St Francis Xavier

Grade Team
7 Oxford D G
Kent Young Ringers
6 Yorkshire Tykes
Bedfordshire Young Ringers
G&B
Sussex Young Ringers
Essex Young Eagles
Worcester Cathedral
5 Lancashire Lads and Lasses
Fen Tigers
D&N Young Ringers
Young@Herts
Leicester Rising Ringers
Bath & Wells
4 Derbyshire Young Ringers
Lincolnshire Poachers
Three Spires
Coventry Spires
Bucks & Berks Young Ringers
3 W&P Youths
Surrey Strikers
Go Bellistic! (SDGR)
2 Cheshire Cats
Brumdingers

Recordings of the winning two contest pieces are available here (ODG) and here (Kent).

Various towers were open for bands – see the Timetable. Please note that only competitors and authorised adults wearing contest-issue wristbands were allowed access to any of the towers.

The contest was open to bands comprising ringers aged under 19 on 31st August 2019. Bands chose to ring Major, Triples or Call Changes on eight bells.

Click for the contest rules and safeguarding guidelines.

Various towers in and around Liverpool city centre were open, all easily accessible by public transport, alongside the ever popular handbell workshops.

2020 contest
4th July 2020
YORK

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