European Tour 1 UK Qualifier Event Brief:
Entry to European Tour UK qualifiers is open to any Tour Card Holder and any player who finished in the top 32 (+ Ties) of UK and non-European players (including ties) on the QSOoM Table. (Any player from UK/Ireland who has 5 points or more on the QSOoM Table)
The UK Qualifier shall produce 18 players from those entered and eligible under rule 4.4. Players with the following nationalities are eligible to enter: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.
Registration for the ET 1 UK Qualifier:
16.00 Doors Open
16.00 - 18.00 Registration
If you are not registered by 18.00 you will not be in the draw for the ET1 UKQ
18.00 Registration closes and draw is done
19.00 ET1 UKQ Commences
22.00 Event Concludes Approximately
If you qualify for European Tour 1 in Hildesheim, you need to familiarise yourself with the events details, travel and event brief. CLICK HERE
Important Notice for all PDPA Members on registering your Pro-Tour Guest Passes: Players will be allowed TWO NON-TRANSFERABLE bona-fide guest each at the PDC Players Championship events and must provide their names and days attending to the Tournament Director, Graham Fairhurst at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the numbers at the bottom of this page no later that 10pm on the Thursday prior to the weekend of events. 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 next 18 players on the PTOoM Table who have entered will be the 20 seeds.
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.uk Queries 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 courdroy 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 refered to the DRA. Only bottled water is allowed to be consumed during play.
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.
If you need to make a call, please go to the bar/food area away from the playing area.
Should any player have any queries about these events please ring PDC ProTour Manager Graham Fairhurst on 0191 251 0255 during office hours: Mobile 07930 975240 or call the PDC Head Office on 08712 501 180. email@example.com Or your PDPA representative Alan Warriner-Little 07798693998 Or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hotels in Barnsley for all PDC events in 2017:
Premier Inns in Barnsley:
There are 3 Premier Inns in Barnsley to choose from:
- Barnsley Dearne Valley
- Barnsley Central M1 Junc 37
- Barnsley M1 Junc 36
All of which are a short drive or Taxi to the venue. To book please click the link and add your details i.e. Barnsley, dates and pick your choice of Premier Inn Hotel.
To Book your Premier Inn CLICK HERE
Booking.com including The Ramada Encore Hotel, Barnsley
For alternative choices from £29 Per Night in the Barnsley area including The Ramada Encore please go to booking.com which is an official PDPA Partner, click the link and add your details for a large choice of other hotels in the Barnsley area.
To Book CLICK HERE
The Official PDPA Hotel for Barnsley is:
Holiday Inn, Barnsley Road, Dodworth, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 3JT
- FREE Breakfast
- FREE Parking
- FREE WiFi
- FREE Balantynes Leisure Facilities
- FREE Cancelation (Up to the day)
- PDPA rates at Barnsley 4* Holiday Inn:
Room Rates for Friday to Sunday:
Single £54 - Twin/Double £64 (Monday to Thursday £64/£74)
To book your can either call direct on 01226 329100 or email email@example.com quoting PDPA and the date of arrival.
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 not after.
Travel to the Metrodome, Barnsley
Barnsley Metrodome Complex , Queens Road, Queens Ground, Barnsley, S71 1AN
Exit the M1 at J37 and follow the road in via the A628, the metrodome is signposted all the way in and is next door to Barnsley FC.
There is ample FREE parking outside the Metrodome, on Barnsley FC match days these may be limited and charges can apply.
Barnsley Train Station is a few minutes taxi to the Metrodome
To look at train times CLICK HERE
The nearest major airport to Barnsley is Doncaster/Sheffield (Robin Hood) (DSA / EGCN and is 30 Miles from Barnsley. Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA / EGNM), which is 32 Miles from Barnsley. Manchester Airport (MAN / EGCC) is 40 Miles from Barnsley.
Flights with Travel Counsellors:
The PDPA official Travel Partner 'Travel Counsellors' are here to help all of our members travel requirements in 2015, Katie French at Travel Counsellors is here to give you travel advice, and a professional service.
Contact Katie French:
Tel: 01912 811417
Mobile: 07849 148463