PDC Event Brief - Health Protocols:
These will be sent direct to each player via the event brief by the PDC prior to the event, please make sure you read this with your full attention, important so you are totally aware of what your responsibilities are.
Lateral Flow C-19 Daily Tests:
Everyone attending must take their own Lateral Flow Covid-19 Test on each day at least 30 minutes before you leave for the event, you need to bring the cartridge with you and hand in to security on arrival with your name written on the real clearly.
These events are ONLY for UK associate members (i.e. Played at Q-School and did not win a Tour Card) OR World players (Non UK/European) who played at UK Q-School.
As we will be continuing to stage events with some regulations in place, only DRA Licensed Managers) and their bona-fide employees) and parents/guardians of under-18s will be permitted as guests for the forthcoming PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour events.
On Arrival to venue:
All personnel are required to register with security for the standard Covid-19 screening. You must also complete the daily online screening questionnaire CLICK HERE before arriving at the venue.
Registration on the day:
- Doors Open 08.00
- Registration 08.00 - 09.30
- Registration Closes 09.30 (For first event of the day) Games will commence approximately 30 minutes following the draw has been announced and displayed in the venue.
- Registration close for second event of the day 12.30
- The second event will commence as soon as event one concludes. When you register for the first event of the day, you will automatically be registered for the second event.
Best of 9 legs throughout.
Prize Fund (Per Event):
Semi Finals £500
Last 16 £200
Last 32 £100
Last 64 £50
NOTE: Both tables are on the same area with the European version above the UK one.
All payments will be paid via back by The PDC usually within 2 weeks from the conclusion of the event, it is the players responsibility to make sure their bank details are correct and up to date. For the 'Bank Form' please CLICK HERE
Payments should only be the players own account unless either a registered manager/agent (Not personal account but business account) or parent/guardian, third party payments are not accepted and forms must be signed by the player concerned, these can be sent direct to The PDC (Address on form) or handed into PDPA/PDC staff at events.
PDC Rule 4.2 update:
Following a request from CT players, discussions have taken place with regards to a review/update on this rule change this year with The the PDC. Following this review a full update and outcome will be available to read to all CT players at this event.
The current PDC Rule as below for Players Championship 'Top Ups' will remain for the remainder of 2021 season and reviewed for 2022.
PDC RULE 4.2
Entry to all Players Championship Events is open initially to Full Members.
All Players Championship Events will have a 128-player draw. In instances where the number of Full Members entering a Players Championship Event does not reach 128, Associate Member entries shall then be accepted in order of 2021 Qualifying School Combined Final Stage Order of Merit position as of the Event entry deadline to make the total number of entries up to 128.
2022 UK Open:
Players must also be aware that the 2022 qualification criteria is part of the 2022 rules which are not confirmed until the start of each season i.e. January of the new season.
PDPA Rep at MK:
Peter Manley firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07932 714229
There is no official hotel:
As this event as is not being run as a 'Bubble' players can book their own hotel at their own convenience, all health protocols will be sent to all players via the PDC event brief prior to the event, please follow all guidelines.
Please also make sure you follow all current government guidelines on coronavirus. We always recommend to only book refundable rates during the Pandemic.
Travel to the MILTON KEYNES:
Marshall Arena, Stadium Way West, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK1 1ST
The main MK Station is a short taxi ride away (6-7 Mins)
There are plenty of parking spaces at the hotel/venue, for directions click here > Directions and add your starting point.
Getting to Milton Keynes
The easiest way to reach MK by road is via the M1. If you are coming from the North get off at Junction 14, or from the South, Junction 13. If using the A5 exit at Redmoor Roundabout and follow the signs for Stadium MK. If travelling by train the three closest stations are Milton Keynes Central, Bletchley, and Fenny Stratford.
Getting to Stadium MK
The stadium is 7 minutes from Junction 13 of the M1, and 10 minutes from Junction 14. Follow the brown road signs for Stadium MK when using the A5 or A421 (H8 Standing Way). Milton Keynes is built on a grid system of H Roads (horizontal) and V roads (vertical), we are between V6 Grafton Street and V7 Saxon Street.
There are 1,450 parking spaces around Stadium MK, so there are plenty to choose from. Parking at Stadium MK varies on matchdays and for large events, where traffic management will be in operation and charges may apply.
Milton Keynes is the centre point between London, Birmingham, Oxford and Cambridge. We’re just 35 minutes by train from Central London, and well-served by London Luton airport, just over half an hour's drive away.