Friday sees the second weekend of European Tour UK Qualifiers in 2018 from the Metrodome in Barnsley. With Tour Card Holders and the Associate Members below eligible to enter these two events.
Players from CTOoM Table who are eligible to enter ET UKQ:
Simon Preston, Michael Barnard, Martin Atkins (Wigan), Jason Cullen, Jarred Cole, Cameron Menzies, Mark Frost, Steven Kirkby, Peter Mitchell, Ben Burton, Colin Osborne, Jason Lowe, Tony O’Shea, Rhys Griffin, Stuart Kellett, Martin Lukeman, Matt Padgett, Jamie Hughes, Andy Jenkins, Robert Rickwood, Jeff Smith, Ricky Williams, Andy Boulton, John Bowles, Callum Loose, David Pallett, Martyn Turner, Martin Bradbury, Brett Claydon, Ritchie Corner, Dave Ladley, Callan Rydz, Steven Smith, Bryn Suckley, Mark Walsh.
ET3 UKQ is for the German Darts Open from Saarbrücken: from the 13th - 15th April, at the Saarlandhalle, An der Saarlandhalle 1, 66113, Saarbrücken, Germany. For all the information on this event please CLICK HERE
ET4 UKQ is for the Austrian Darts Open from Graz/Premstätten: from the 20th - 22nd April at the Steiermarkhalle Premstätten, Thalerhofstraße 85, A-8141 Graz/Premstätten / Österreich. For all the information on this event please CLICK HERE
Players need to register by 4pm
- Doors Open - 2pm
- Registration - 2pm till 4pm
- Start - 5pm
The second event of the night will start as soon as the first event concludes. A short time period will be given from the end of the first qualifier to the start of the second.
Important Notice for all players registering your Guests: Players will be allowed TWO NON-TRANSFERABLE bona-fide guest each at these events and must provide their names to the security on registration. If your guest details are not provided, their entry to the event may be refused.
Please note that no one wearing football shirts or shorts of any kind are allowed. Tracksuit bottoms or joggers will be at the discretion of staff if you have a valid reason i.e. a medical issue etc (A medical certificate may be required) No children under 11 years old will be admitted. ID for proof of age may be required. Players need to note that their guests are their responsibility, and they need to make sure that they dress and act appropriately.
The format is best of 11 legs throughout; the player on the left of the draw will throw first for the bull to determine who throws first in odd-numbered legs.
Players are reminded about their behaviour and it is your own responsibility to behave in an acceptable manner. Players must not drink alcohol in the playing area, bottled water only is allowed (Not in Glasses) The tournament director has the power to stop a game and award the game to the opponent of any player whom the tournament director decides is behaving in a way which is damaging to the sport, the PDC, the PDPA, its sponsors or broadcasters.
Rules & Dress Code:
These events will be played under Darts Regulation Authority Rules, and in accordance with the PDC Order of Merit rules which are available at www.pdc.tv The full DRA Rule Book is available at www.thedra.co.ukQueries regarding individual attire should be addressed to the ProTour Manager ahead of the event you are participating in.
With regards to footwear, the DRA rule 5.17.1 applies: Players are not permitted to wear jeans: Neither shall they wear trousers or skirts made with corduroy material which has been fashioned in a "Jeans Style". No training shoes will be allowed unless the player provides written medical reasons from a qualified practitioner. The restriction shall apply to any form of "Track Suit" attire. The final decision will rest with the Tournament Director.
Players Please Note: Please be aware that no players or guests are allowed to bring alcoholic drinks into the venue FULL STOP for any of these events. All players and guests will be subject to a bag search by PDC Security before admission to the venue is granted. Only alcoholic drinks bought inside the venue are allowed to be consumed. If you have any alcohol in your bag you need to remove it prior to entering the arena, or you may be subject to a DRA referral.
Smoking & Drinking:
Under UK Law, smoking is not permitted inside this venue. Smokers should use the designated smoking areas outside of the building. Players are only permitted to drink water during a match. No other drinks can be consumed during a match; this includes having a drink from the table behind you whilst your opponent is throwing or between legs. This rule will be strictly observed.
Any player under the age of 18 drinking alcohol will be immediately eliminated from the event, and will be seen to be bringing the game into disrepute. This also includes those over 18 seen to be supplying alcoholic drinks to players under 18. Players are not allowed to drink any alcohol during play, this includes a break of play i.e. toilet break etc. or you will be disqualified and referred to the DRA. Only bottled water is allowed for consumption during play, not a glass with water in.
No Internet browsing devices are allowed in the playing area, this includes mobile phones, tablets and PCs. There are also no cameras allowed in the playing area this includes cameras, videos and phones with cameras. The Tournament Directors decision is final.
All phones must be switched off on arrival: If you need to make a call or use your device for any other reason please go outside away from the playing area, and switch it back off when returning.
If you need to leave an emergency phone number with anyone, the tournament director and PDPA representative have their details below.
Please be professional, responsible and appropriate at all times when using social media, you not only reflect yourself but you reflect your sport. The DRA have Social Media guidelines CLICK HERE
Should any player have any queries about these events please ring PDC Pro-Tour Manager Keith Bisby: Mobile 07860155885 or call the PDC Head Office on 08712 501 180 [email protected] Or your PDPA representative Alan Warriner-Little 07798693998 [email protected]
The Official PDPA Corporate Hotel is:
Holiday Inn, Barnsley Road, Dodsworth, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S753JT
This a 4* Hotel, you receive, room, breakfast, free wifi, free parking and free health spa use.
- Telephone: 01226 299571
- Link to hotel CLICK HERE
Friday-Sunday £55 Single + £10 for extra guest i.e. double/twin
Monday-Thursday £64 Single + £10 for extra guest i.e. double/twin
Call Direct on 01226 329100
OR Email [email protected] (Quoting PDPA when booking)
You will be required to leave a debit or credit card number (and expiry date) to secure the room in the system. However, please note that 'No Charge' will be taken from the card. If you need to cancel please contact the hotel prior to estimated arrival not after.
Other Hotels in Barnsley:
Travel to the Metrodome, BARNSLEY
Barnsley Metrodome, Queens Ground, Queens Rd, Barnsley S71 1AN
For driving directions CLICK HERE
Barnsley train station is a short taxi ride to the venue
There is ample parking at the Metrodome and please use the back or right car parks, remember the entrance to the darts arena is at the back of the arena.
The nearest major airport is Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield (DSA / EGCN). This airport has international flights from Sheffield, United Kingdom and is 25 miles from the centre of Barnsley, United Kingdom.
We have a shuttle bus for use to/from airports and to/from venue/hotel, there is a charge but cheaper and is obviously someone you can trust. To book any shuttles and for any information please use contact information below.
Andrew Slinger +44 (0) 7889 279124 OR [email protected]
For your security and safety please use the PDPA official Travel Partner 'Travel Counsellors' are here to help all of our members travel requirements, Katie French and Tina Tomlinson at Travel Counsellors are here to give you travel advice, and a professional service.