Event Brief GSoD TC Qualifier:
NOTE: This GSoD qualifier is for PDC Tour Card Holders only.
These are required by the deadline day 2pm on Tuesday 30th October, if anyone enters and subsequently qualifies for the GSoD in the interim period, their entry will be voided and taken off the list.
Registration on the day:
- Doors Open - The WYC precedes this event so we respectfully request that all/any players do not arrive any earlier than 2.30pm.
- Registration / 3pm - 4pm
- Registration Closes / 4pm
- Start / TBC but no sooner than 30 minutes after draw completed
- 8 players will qualify for the Grand Slam of Darts.
- If a reserve is required, this will be the highest ranked player on the PDC OoM Table who lost in the final qualifying round.
- If you qualify, please familiarise yourself with the event information CLICK HERE
Notice for all PDPA Members on registering your Pro-Tour Guest Passes:
Players will only be allocated TWO NON-TRANSFERABLE bona-fide guest each at this event and they must provide their names to security upon arrival or to Graham Fairhurst before the event - 0191 251 0255 during office hours, Mobile 07930 975240 or email [email protected]
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.
This event is based on a loser marks basis, also you may be required to mark the first game on the board so please make sure you are aware if you are marking it is your responsibility: Chalkers from our Markers Scheme may be in attendance on the day, this will be confirmed on the day prior to the event.
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 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 18s 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.
You must switch off your phone when you enter the arena: No internet browsing devices are allowed in the playing area at any time, 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 or outside away from the playing area. For an Emergency Number please use the numbers at the bottom of the page.
Should any player have any queries about these events please ring PDC Tournament Director Graham Fairhurst 07930975240 or email [email protected] or call the PDC Head Office on 08712 501 180.during office hours.
At the event:
Travel to the Robin Park, WIGAN
Robin Park Leisure Centre, Loire Drive, Newtown, Wigan