The entries for these events will appear at the bottom of the page after the deadline.
REGISTRATION ON SATURDAY/SUNDAY 30TH/31ST MAY:
Players must register at the PDC Registration desk before 11.00am on Saturday and Sunday at the latest, It is the players responsibility to make sure your name is crossed off and registered, and not just to walk past and expect it to be, the draw and schedule of play will then take place and games will commence at 12.00 Noon on both days.
The draw will be available on the TV screens in the venue, with an A-Z of player's names and drawn board and also via the DartConnect APP. You must be at your board when your game is due, or you may risk disqualification.
Please keep your eye on the board and when you are due to play. The PDC reserves the right to amend the schedule of play if necessary; any amendments will be posted on the website and in the venue.
09:00 - Doors will open to players and their guest
09:00/11:00 Registration, any player not registered by 11.00 will not be in the draw for the that day
11.00 - Registration closes and draw takes place
12:00 - Event Begins
18.00 - Event Concludes (Approximately)
Players will only be allocated TWO NON-TRANSFERABLE bona-fide guest each PDC Players Championship event and they must provide their names and days attending to the Tournament Director Graham Fairhurst via email or call the number underneath no later that 10pm on the Thursday prior to the weekends events (Thursday 28th May)
If your guest details are not provided, their entry to the event may be refused.
Graham Fairhurst 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.
PDC Players Championship events are streamed. Players need to be aware of this and continue to follow all rules and regulations. Players will be informed ASAP if they are on a streamed board.
PDC Players Championship are seeded events. All other players are drawn at random.
Players Championship events feature on the PDC OoM, PTOoM and the PCOoM
The format is best of 11 legs through to and including the Quarter Finals, the Semi Finals is best of 13 and the Final best of 15; the player on the left of the draw will throw first for the bull to determine who throws first in odd-numbered legs.
All matches will be scored by our markers via the Dart Connect system.
Runner Up £6,000
Semi Finals £3,000
Quarter Finals £2,250
Last 16 £1,500
Last 32 £1,000
Last 64 £500
Is paid by BACS to the account you have provided details for on the PDC Bank Details Form, and are usually paid within 2 weeks of the event. If you have not provided your bank details please download the form from CLICK HERE
PDC Bank forms will be issued to all new players at the Tour Card Induction, and at all events. You must only provide your own bank details or if you have a licensed agent or your parent/guardian. Proof of your account may be needed to verify it is your account.
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.
DRA 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 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.
INTERNET BROWSING & MOBILE PHONES:
For the benefit of competing players and their guests, mobile phones must be turned onto silent before entering the playing area. You are allowed to use mobile phones within the playing area to text, message and browse the internet. The making or receiving of calls in the playing area is forbidden. This includes the bar area.
If you need to make a phone call you must leave the playing area and go outside the venue. It is also forbidden for Players and/or their guests to take photographs within the playing area. Where a Player or Registered Agent fails to comply with this rule it will lead to a referral to the Darts Regulation Authority for possible disciplinary action. Guests who breach this rule will be asked to leave the Arena.
Please note that Players are responsible for their guests at all time when they are attending an event.
PDC CONTACTS PRIOR TO EVENT:
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.
CONTACTS AT THE EVENT:
PDC Pro-Tour Manager TBC
Or your PDPA representative Andy Scott 07946 180180 Email [email protected]
The Official PDPA Hotel for Hildesheim is:
Novotel, Bahnhofsallee 38, 31134 Hildesheim, Germany
Map for hotel:
Hotel Directions Map:
The Hotel to the venue is 4.1km (2.8m) CLICK HERE
- Single room €68 Inc Breakfast
- Double room €94 inc Breakfast
- Rooms can be cancelled up to 3 days prior to arrival, players who leave early and check our before 12.00 don't need to pay.
Please email the hotel direct [email protected] with your room requirements, you should receive confirmation from the hotel. You can also call 00 495 121 171170
PLEASE QUOTE 'PDC PLAYER 180' to get the room rates.
There are only 50 rooms booked and these need to be done prior to the 25th June.
Travel to the HILDESHEIM:
Halle 39, Schinkelstraße 7, 31137 Hildesheim, Germany
Hannover-Langenhagen 45km (28m)
For All Flights:
For your security and safety we recommend using the PDPA official Travel Partner ‘Travel Counsellors’ who 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.
- Email: [email protected]
- Office: 0161 826 6790
- Tina Mobile: 07510580427
- Facebook: @travelwithKatieFrench
- Twitter: @Katie_TCtravel
There is no PDC Europe Shuttle at this event.
Taxis in Germany:
These are quite dear in Germany, for a one way trip it costs around (€50) so if there is a few of you it is worth doing.
Train in Germany:
Hanover Airport to Hildesheim is straightforward, one change at Hanover Main Station then direct, around 55mins journey. For ICE Trains in Germany CLICK HERE
Hire Car (Europcar.co.uk):
From Hannover Airport Click Here Thursday 2nd July - Monday 6th July from £70.26 based on the 4 days Click Here for details.
Transfers Hanover > Hildesheim via gettransfer.com:
Pre-booked to Hildesheim prior as cheaper, one way from £65 one way based on 3 people and economy Click Here for details.