The PDC will stage a four-event Women's Series in October 2020, giving players the opportunity to qualify for the William Hill World Darts Championship as well as the Grand Slam of Darts.
Two places in the 2020/21 World Championship will be on offer for female players based on prize money won across the four events to be held on October 17-18 in Barnsley.
The mini-tour will replace the two separate qualifying tournaments for the World Championship which have been staged over the past two years, offering £20,000 prize money in total across the four events.
Entry will be £25 per player per event, and the PDC Women's Series will be open to all female players aged 16 and above. Ahead of the four PDC Women's Series events, a separate, free-to-enter Grand Slam of Darts Qualifier will be staged on Friday October 16, offering one place in November's tournament.
Lisa Ashton became the first woman to win a PDC Tour Card at Qualifying School earlier this year - amongst 16 female players competing in the event - while Fallon Sherrock created history and worldwide headlines with her run to the third round of the 2019/2020 World Championship, defeating Ted Evetts and Mensur Suljovic.
Anastasia Dobromyslova had joined Ashton in qualifying for the 2018/2019 World Championship, while Japan's Mikuru Suzuki competed alongside Sherrock at Alexandra Palace last year. Ashton and Suzuki also played in the Grand Slam of Darts last year, and could secure another appearance in the event if they win through the qualifier on October 16.
Entry for the PDC Women's Series will be available in due course via www.pdcplayers.com, with players who have not previously competed in PDC events needing to Register with the system first.
2020 PDC Women's Series Barnsley
Friday October 16 - Grand Slam of Darts Qualifier
Saturday October 17 - PDC Women's Series Events One & Two
Sunday October 18 - PDC Women's Series Events Three & Four
Registration & Start Times: Proposed Times tbc
Doors Open 11.00hrs
Registration by 13.00hrs
Best of 9 Legs.
Saturday & Sunday
Doors Open 09.00hrs
Registration by 11.00hrs
Start 12.00 Noon
Best of 7 Legs up to and Including Quarter Finals
Best of 9 Legs Semi Finals
Best of 11 Legs Final
The second event of the day will start as soon as the first event concludes.
Any health protocols will be added ASAP and sent to you SEE BELOW
If you are a non PDPA member, and have entered these events please send us your email address so that we can update you ASAP on any updates etc
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Official PDPA Hotel in Barnsley 2020
Due to the current pandemic climate, the PDPA recommend that all players book hotels on a refundable rate, if not you may not be able to request a refund. Our official hotel offers cancellations up to the day of arrival as below on single booking trips.
You are available to book any hotels which are available subject to their own social distancing and health & safety rules.
Holiday Inn (4*) Barnsley Road, Dodworth, South Yorkshire, Barnsley S75 3JT
PDPA Corporate Rate:
* FREE Ballantyne Leisure Facilities (Currently closed for hotel guests)
* FREE WiFi
* FREE Parking
* FREE Breakfast
* CANCEL up to the day on single bookings.
Link to hotel website for info 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 01226 329100
Email firstname.lastname@example.org (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.
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Barnsley Metrodome, Queens Ground, Queens Road, Barnsley, West Yorkshire, S71 1AN United Kingdom.