The jury led by the American saxophone player Scott Hamilton Praised the high level in both classes, the interplay between and within sections, the mutual cohesion, the level of soloists and dynamics.
De winners in the Top Class are:
- 1st place: West Coast Big Band from The Netherlands
(Sponsored by: Corendon Foundation)
- 2nd place: Jazzisfaction Big Band from Belgium
(Sponsored by: Rabobank Regio Hoofddorp)
De winners in the 1st Class are:
- 1st place: Big Band Blast! from The Netherlands
(Sponsored by: Makelaarshuijs Eikelenboom)
- 2nd place: Jelgava's Big Band from Latvia
(Sponsored by: Stchting Meer Jazz)
- 3rd place: Creative Arts Jazz Band from the U.S.
(Sponsored by: Multicopy Hoofddorp)
Best Reed/Brass Player
- Martin van der Woude - Sax - Big Band Blast!
(Sponsored by: Conservatorium van Amsterdam)
- Zdeněk Tománek - Sax - Prague JJ Conservatory Jazz Orchestra
(Aangeboden door: Net Meer Crystal)
- Randy Thompson - Sax -Creative Arts Jazz Band
(Aangeboden door: Autobedrijf Hoeke B.V.)
- Jan Kantner - Sax - Big Band of The Karol Lipiński Academy of Music
(Aangeboden door: HCnieuws.nl)
- Bouke Schaap - Drums - Big Band Friesland
(Aangeboden door: Lizacards)