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No player is permitted to bring guests other than DRA Registered Managers/Agents, please see the players brief sent direct to you for details.
TOURNAMENT ORGANISATION & EVENT-SPECIFIC RULES:
Each Event will commence at 12.00 BST.
The Marshall Arena will be open for players to practice from 09.00 BST on each day.
There will be no volunteer markers for the 16 regular boards at these events, players playing on these boards will be required to mark using the DartConnect system on a loser marks basis.
Information including videos and an event for players on the use of the Dart Connect system will be sent direct to all players on Monday 29th July.
PRIZE MONEY & RANKINGS:
Each day’s event in the 2020 PDC Summer Series will have standard Players Championship prize money of £75,000.
All prize money won will count towards the PDC Order of Merit, ProTour Order of Merit and Players Championship Order of Merit. In addition, a PDC Summer Series Order of Merit will be in operation, with a place in the Grand Slam of Darts to be awarded to the player achieving the highest prize money total across the five days.
If two or more players tie for first place, the PDC’s countback rule 3.2 shall apply. The PDC Summer Series will be the final ranking events to be held ahead of the cut-off for Betfred World Matchplay qualification.
These events will be numbered as follows for the Players Championship Order of Merit:
- PDC Summer Series Day 1: Players Championship 9 Wednesday July 8th
- PDC Summer Series Day 2: Players Championship 10 Thursday July 9th
- PDC Summer Series Day 3: Players Championship 11 Friday July 10th
- PDC Summer Series Day 4: Players Championship 12 Saturday July 11th
- PDC Summer Series Day 5: Players Championship 13 Sunday July 12th
The Prize Money breakdown is as follows:
Last 16: £1,500
Last 32: £1,000
Last 64: £500
TOTAL: £75,000 per event
Each event will have two streaming boards in play simultaneously.
Selected games from each round will be chosen for the steaming, along with both semi-finals and the final.
At the conclusion of the final, the winning player will be required to remain for interviews both live on the streaming and any post-event interviews as requested by the PDC’s media team.
All events will be played under DRA Rules with modifications as detailed in this document.
For the full information on your responsibilities and how the vents will run you must revert to your players brief which has been sent to all players and managers, if you have not received this or haver a translation issue please let us know ASAP firstname.lastname@example.org
PDPA REPRESENTAIVE AT MK:
Andy Scott email@example.com Mobile 07946 180180
Martin Atkins (Wigan)
Mike De Decker
Jose De Sousa
Jeffrey De Zwaan
Kai Fan Leung
Benito van de Pas
Dimitri Van den Bergh
Vincent Van der Meer
Vincent van der Voort
Jitse Van der Wal
Dirk van Duijvenbode
Mike van Duivenbode
Michael van Gerwen
Official PDC Quarantine Hotel/Venue:
DoubleTree Hilton, ArenaMK, Stadium Way West, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK1 1ST.
NOTE: You will only be allowed to stay at this hotel, not any other, this hotel is open to the general public but 'The Bubble' is separated for quarantine requirements so all players and staff will have their own areas and walkways etc.
You must read you players event brief fully which has been sent directly to all players, important.
£95 per night including breakfast.
How to book:
You cannot book this hotel yourself, all hotel bookings must be made through the PDC with Hayley Upward firstname.lastname@example.org the first night (Tuesday) is paid for by the PDC, all other costs are the players individual responsibility.
Travel to the MILTON KEYNES
Marshall Arena, Arena MK, Stadium Way W, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK1 1ST
Marshall Arena, ArenaMK, Stadium Way West, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, UK, MK1 1ST
ArenaMK is Located in the heart of the UK:
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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.
London Luton is 22 miles away around 30 minutes away by taxi/car from ArenaMK.
All Non UK based players who are due to arrive in the UK will be provided with an official letter/doc outlining the quarantine bubble at MK, and all the health protocols.
Players arriving will not be required to do a 14 day quarantine as the 'Bubble' is sufficient. Please refer to your players brief which was sent to you. It is important that all players check on any protocols/rules in relation to their return home as all countries may differ.
It is really important that you check you are covered under your travel insurance.
For All Flights:
During Covid-19 for safety we recommend all members use 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 is here to give you travel advice, help and a fully professional service.
For your overall security and safety, please use the official PDPA travel partner ‘Travel Counsellors’ if you choose to go your own way, we do not have any further help we can give to you, for changes, shuttles or an early return in case of emergency or early exit from an event.
24/7 service, Expert advice and seamless service, Online flight check-in, Last minute changes and bookings. To register for this service send the following to Katie French CLICK HERE Full Name (as written on passport), Contact number, Email address, Date of birth, Address, Passport number, Passport issue date, Passport expiry date, Country of issue, Nationality, Nearest departure airport/s
- Email: PDPA@travelcounsellors.com
- Website: http://www.tctravelmanagement.co.uk/katie.french
- Office: 0161 826 6790
- Tina Mobile: 07510580427
- Facebook: @travelwithKatieFrench
- Twitter: @Katie_TCtravel
Travel to MK:
Pre-Booked Transfers: (Recommended)
There are various companies who work from Luton Airport. Airport Taxi Services: 00 44 203 478 8892 or CLICK HERE for a saloon car to the venue is from £48 single and £92 return, based on prices on 26th June.
If travelling on trains please make sure to use a face mask and look at other required health advice. Milton Keynes benefits from three railway stations, Bletchley, Central Milton Keynes and Fenny Stratford; all just five minutes away by taxi. The ArenaMK is located within Stadium MK. Stadium MK is also the home to MK Dons FC.
You can also travel by train direct from London Euston to MK if flying into London and tube from the airport to London Euston, MK is 35 minutes away from Euston. CLICK HERE
From Luton Airport Parkway to MK:
This journey can take around 90 minutes and is via Bedford & Bletchley to look at options please go to Virgin Trains website CLICK HERE
By Express Coach:
This takes 30 minutes and costs around £5 CLICK HERE for details
The journey time is around 30 minutes, so could be costly CLICK HERE for info and to pre book, it costs from £45 one way including baggage.
Stadium MK has 1,600 car parking spaces. For some events overflow and park and ride facilities may also be available, be aware on match days spaces can be limited.