European Tour 2 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 + World Members (Not European).
Registration for the ET 2 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 ET2 UKQ
18.00 Registration closes and draw is done
19.00 ET2 UKQ Commences
22.00 Event Concludes Approximately
If you qualify for European Tour 2 in Jena, 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 [email protected] 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 18 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 ProTourManager Keith Bisby: Mobile 07860155885 or call the PDC Head Office on 08712 501 180 [email protected] Or your PDPA representative Alan Warriner-Little 07798693998 Or Email [email protected]
The PDPA have secured a corporate rate with the:
Double Tree by Hilton ArenaMK Milton Keynes
A limited number of rooms have been held off on an allocation on a first come first serve basis, once it’s gone, it’s gone so get yourself booked in quickly! To guarantee the corporate rate, you must book 1 month in advance of the event (For the CT event on 25th/26th March, you have up to the 17th March due to this rate just being secured.
Full payment taken at the time of booking, all bedrooms are non refundable, non transferable and non cancellable.
£70 Bed & breakfast for a standard Hilton double room for single or double occupancy Including VAT. Our check in time is from 3pm, check out will be 12pm on the following day please contact our in house reservations team if you have any early arrival or late departure requests.
Follow this link CLICK HERE this will take you to the bookings landing page where the rate is already in the system, and choose the arrival and departure date. The rooms will only be available for the contracted dates: Or call the number below.
PLEASE QUOTE ‘GPDCPA’ WHEN BOOKING
The team can also be contacted Monday to Friday 8.00am-6.00pm on 0845 4545 045 or email [email protected]. Please note any special requests will be noted however cannot be guaranteed. Our breakfast times are 6 am to 10am from Monday to Friday and 7am to 11 am on Weekends and Bank Holidays.
Premier Inns in Milton Keynes
There are 4 Premier Inns in the MK area to choose from:
- Milton Keynes Central (0.1)
- Milton Keynes East 'Willen Lake" (1.7)
- Milton Keynes South "Furzton Lake" (1.9)
- Milton Keynes South (3.2
- All of which are a short drive or Taxi to the venue. To book please click the link and add your details i.e. Milton Keynes, dates and pick your choice of Premier Inn Hotel.
To Book your Premier Inn CLICK HERE
For alternative choices in the MK area 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 MK area.
TO BOOK VIA BOOKING.COM CLICK HERE
Travel to the ArenaMK, Milton Keynes
ArenaMK, Stadium Way West, Milton Keynes, MK1 1ST, United Kingdom
ArenaMK is Located in the heart of the UK:
Milton Keynes is the centre point between London, Birmingham, Oxford and Cambridge. It is just 35 minutes by train from Central London. If you are visiting by car, we’re a ten minute drive from junction 14 or seven minutes from junction 13 on the M1. The nearby A5 gives a direct link to the North of England.
Milton Keynes benefits from three railway stations, Bletchley, Central Milton Keynes and Fenny Stratford; all just five minutes away by taxi.
The ArenaMK and the DoubleTree by Hilton Milton Keynes are located within Stadium MK. Stadium MK is also the home to MK Dons FC.
Stadium MK has 1,600 car parking spaces. For some events overflow and park and ride facilities may also be available. The car park now has rapid car charging stations to power your electric vehicle. The rapid charges we have onsite now extend the range of electric vehicles by recharging them less than 40 minutes.
London Luton is just 35 minutes away from ArenaMK and accessible by train.