Competition Categories
11 categories with 33 prizes the prizes worth over 14,000 euros!

    Within each category, the repertoire is free of choice including the use of accompaniment, however all pieces may be performed unaccompanied. In some categories a minimum of two contrasting pieces is required for submission. These performances may be recorded on two (or more) separate videos. The alto trombone is permitted to be performed in the tenor trombone category and the contrabass trombone is permitted to be performed in the bass trombone category. Your video should be recorded after the 1st of April, 2020 with exception of the jazz trombone category, which should be recorded after the 1st of December 2019. The application deadline is the 1st of June, 2020.

Tenor Trombone  Categories:

Tenor trombone E Category (soloist)

Total playing time minimum 20 minutes.  

Application fee: € 60

1. Prize: Schagerl tenor trombone 'Mnozil Brass' model, solo invitation to the Hungarian Trombone Camp 2021
2. Prize: Griego-Alessi mouthpiece and a Tom Crown copper end straight mute
3. Prize: Willie's Custom Brass mouthpiece
Honorable mention - Sshhmute by Bremner practice mute

Minimum of two contrasting pieces ( for example baroque sonata & contemporary piece ) is required for submission.

Application deadline: 1st June 2020

No age limit 

Tenor trombone D Category

Total playing time under 20 minutes.

Application fee: € 35

1. Prize: Griego 'Bousfield Model' mouthpiece + A.Courtois accessory set of mouthpiece & oil + 2 x times Ayeons online lesson with Zoltan Kiss
2. Prize: Willie's Custom Brass mouthpiece
3. Prize: Josef Klier mouthpiece
Honorable mention - Sshhmute by Bremner practice mute

Minimum of two contrasting pieces ( for example baroque sonata & contemporary piece ) is required for submission.

Application deadline: 1st June 2020

Born after 01.01.1998 

Tenor trombone C Category

Total playing time under 15 minutes.

Application fee: € 30

1. Prize: Willie's Custom Brass mouthpiece + Jürgen Voigt practice mute
2. Prize: K&G mouthpiece
3. Prize: B&S accessory set of mouthpiece & oil
Honorable mention - Sshhmute by Bremner practice mute

Minimum of two contrasting pieces ( for example baroque sonata & contemporary piece ) is required for submission.

Application deadline: 1st June 2020

Born after 01.01.2002 

Tenor trombone B Category

Total playing time under 10 minutes.

Application fee: € 25 

1. Prize: Willie's Custom Brass mouthpiece
2. Prize: Jürgen Voigt practice mute
3. Prize: Sshhmute by Bremner practice mute

Honorable mention - $50 voucher for purchase from the Ultimate Brass webshop
Application deadline: 1st June 2020

Born after 01.01.2006 

Tenor trombone A Category

Total playing time under 5 minutes.

Application fee: € 20

1. Prize: Willie's Custom Brass mouthpiece
2. Prize: Jürgen Voigt practice mute
3. Prize: Sshhmute by Bremner practice mute 

Application deadline: 1st June 2020

Born after 01.01.2008 

Bass Trombone Categories: 

Bass trombone C Category (soloist)

Total playing time minimum 20 minutes!

Application fee: € 60

1. Prize: Ultimate Brass signature series gold mouthpiece + Ayeons online lessons voucher 500€ + Gardbags new Elite Trombone Case + Thein Brass mouthpiece + Tom Crown copper end straight mute + a solo invitation to the Hungarian Trombone Camp 2021 + 1x time online lesson with Matyas Veer (sponsored by S.E.Shires)
2. Prize: Tool 4 winds bass trombone straight mute + Willie's Custom Brass mouthpiece + Sshhmute by Bremner practice mute
3. Prize: Josef Klier mouthpiece

Honorable mention: B&S accessory set of mouthpiece & oil
Minimum of two contrasting pieces ( for example baroque sonata & contemporary piece ) is required for submission.

Application deadline: 1st June 2020

No age limit

Bass trombone B Category

Total playing time under 20 minutes!

Application fee: € 35

1. Prize: Willie's Custom Brass mouthpiece + Tool 4 winds bass trombone cup mute + $100 voucher for purchase from the Ultimate Brass webshop
+ Jürgen Voigt practice mutes + 1x time online lesson with Matyas Veer (sponsored by S.E.Shires)
2. Prize: K&G mouthpiece
3. Prize: A.Courtois accessory set of mouthpiece & oil
Honorable mention: Sshhmute by Bremner practice mute   

Minimum of two contrasting pieces ( for example baroque sonata & contemporary piece ) is required for submission.

Application deadline: 1st June 2020

Born after 01.01.1998 

Bass trombone A Category

Total playing time under 15 minutes!

Application fee: € 30

1. Prize: Willie's Custom Brass mouthpiece + Jürgen Voigt practice mute + 1x time online lesson with Matyas Veer (sponsored by S.E.Shires)
2. Prize: K&G Mouthpiece
3. Prize: Josef Klier Mouthpiece

Honorable mention - Sshhmute by Bremner practice mute
Minimum of two contrasting pieces ( for example baroque sonata & contemporary piece ) is required for submission.

Application deadline: 1st June 2020

Born after 01.01.2002 

Special Categories: 

Jazz Tenor/Bass Trombone Category

Total playing time minimum 20 minutes!

Application fee: € 60

1. Prize: Willie's Custom Brass 'Conrad Herwig' model mouthpiece + GEWA Safeguard Deluxe trombone case + Tool 4 winds cup mute for tenor trombone + Ayeons online lessons voucher 350€ + Tom Crown tenor trombone wah wah mute + a solo invitation to the Hungarian Trombone Camp 2021 
2. Prize: Ultimate Brass gold plated mouthpiece + Tool 4 winds straight mute for tenor trombone + Jürgen Voigt practice mute
3. Prize: Griego 'classic' mouthpiece
Honorable mention: Sshhmute by Bremner practice mute 

Application deadline: 1st June 2020

No age limit

Senior Tenor/Bass Trombone Category

Total playing time under 10 minutes!

Application fee: € 50

1. Prize: Willie's Custom Brass mouthpiece + Jürgen Voigt practice mutes
+ 1 x time Ayeons online lesson with Zoltan Kiss
2. Prize: K&G mouthpiece
3. Prize: Sshhmute by Bremner practice mute

Honorable mention: $ 50 voucher for purchase from the Ultimate Brass webshop
Application deadline: 1st June 2020

Born before 01.01.1970 

Intermediate (Amateur) Tenor/Bass Trombone Category

Total playing time under 10 minutes!

Application fee: € 50

1. Prize: Willie's Custom Brass mouthpiece + Jürgen Voigt practice mutes
+ 1 x time Ayeons online lesson with Zoltan Kiss
2. Prize: K&G mouthpiece
3. Prize: Sshhmute by Bremner practice mute 

Application deadline: 1st June 2020

Born after 01.01.1970 

Most liked YouTube video audience prize - 

New Zealand Brass Festival participation voucher

Youngest contestant prize  

Soprano trombone from Timbre Lab

Oldest contestant prize  

$100 voucher for purchase from the Ultimate Brass webshop

Recording guidelines


We accept all types of recordings. There are just a few important rules:

1. The video should be recorded in landscape/16:9 format
2. Absolutely no editing of any kind is permitted within a solo piece(It is permitted to trim the beginning or end of each video file)
3. The required repertoire can be submitted on two separate videos , recorded from a single, uninterrupted camera angle.
4. The performer should be clearly visible in the video throughout the performance.
5. The recording quality should be at least in HD quality 720x1280
6. The video file should be named 'your name + birthdate + your category', for example: 'John Smith 01.05.2009 Trombone category A.'  
7. Please send your video file to our email address ( info@hungariantrombonecamp.com ) via wetransfer, dropbox, google drive, or mailbigfile.
8.Accepted file formats include: MP4, MPEG, MPG, MOV, AVI, WMV. We are welcome recordings made by mobile phone.
9. We accept your application as soon as we receive your video file and payment.