Following its victory in the 1st Section at the Welsh Regional Championships in 2022, the band was promoted to the Championship Section for the 2023 contest, which was held on Sunday 19th March 2023 at the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea.
Making its first appearance in the top section in Wales since 2013, the band faced the challenege of performing the set test piece, ‘Red Priest’ by Philip Wilby.
The band achieved 6th place in a very strong field of 7 bands.
Full results for the section are below.
|1||Tredegar Town Band||Ian Porthouse||1|
|2||Cory Band||Philip Harper||2|
|3||Llwydcoed Band||Joshua Ruck||3|
|4||City of Cardiff (M1) Band||Chris Bond||7|
|5||Tongwynlais Temperance Band||Owen Farr||4|
|6||Pontardulais Town Band||Paul Jenkins||5|
|7||Tylorstown Band||Gary Davies||6|
Best Instrumentalist: Robert Westacott – Soprano (Tredegar Town Band)
Best Cornet: Tom Hutchinson – Cory Band
Best Basses: Cory Band