This is the first time Barnsley Metropolitan have played at this contest since 2013 where they were placed 1st
In 2018 Friendly Band (Sowerby Bridge) were placed 8th, 2017 9th, 2016 8th, and 2015 11th.
This is the first time Golcar Band have played at this contest since 2012 where they were placed 10th
In 2018 Loxley Silver Band were placed 4th, 2017 3rd, 2016 10th, and 2015 6th.
In 2018 Thurcroft Welfare were placed 9th, 2017 6th, 2016 3rd, and 2015 10th.