|Table after CT 8|
|Position||Name||Total Prize Money|
|68||Hoog, Bryan de||£300|
|116||Tabern, Alan Jnr||£100|
|147||Ende, Raymond van den||£50|
PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour 2017
* All C/T players please note that the event at the Barnsley Metrodome on Sat/Sun the 15th & 16th April 2017 will only allow 1 Guest Per Player due to health & Safety*
Challenge Tour entries for 2017:
Entries are now being taken.
Challenge Tour ONLY players: Players who are registered as ‘Challenge Tour ONLY’ players who are not PDPA Members and can only play Challenge Tour events, and players who entered Q-School who did not play. These are non members of the PDPA.
Challenge Tour PDPA Members: Plus all players who played at Q-School who did not win a Tour Card. These are members of the PDPA.
Any player who is 16 or over (At the time of the event) and is not a PDC Tour Card Holder can enter the PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour events in 2017. Players who entered Q-School in 2017 but did not win a Tour Card are also eligible to play on this Tour as are players who played in the World Championship as a none Tour Card Holder but do not need to pay the registration fee.
This is for the ‘Challenge Tour Only players’ not Q-School.
You will not be classed as a PDPA member, so will not be eligible to play in any other PDC events. This is what you need to do
- 1-Pay the £250 registration fee
- 2-Pay your DRA sanction fee £30
- 3-Read the DRA Rules
- 4-We will send you a contacts form when you enter, fill in this form and return to us, this will confirm your entry.
Entry to this Tour is £250 + a DRA Sanction Fee of £30.
To enter the 2017 PDC Challenge Tour:
To pay your DRA Sanction Fee:
Once entered, we will confirm your payment and inform the PDC who will issue you with your servasport log in details.
You will also need to agree to the DRA Rules, the DRA rules are available here:
The events you can play in are:
- Challenge Tour 1 Aaron Dyer 5-1 Mark Frost
Challenge Tour 2 Paul Milford 5-0 Martin Lukeman
Challenge Tour 3 Lee Evans 5-4 Kevin Dowling
Challenge Tour 4 Aaron Dyer 5-2 Mark Wilson
- April 15th/16th CT 5-8 Metrodome, Barnsley
- May 13th/14th CT 9-12 ArenaMK, Milton Keynes
- June 10th/11th CT 13-16 ArenaMK, Milton Keynes
- September 9th/10th CT 17-20 Robin Park, Wigan
Current CTOoM Table Leader Aaron Dyer
There are 2 events per day with 4 over each weekend, entry to each single event costs £50 and you can enter up to the deadline which is at 2pm on the Friday before each weekends events.
Both days of the PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour events will be staged as follows:
8.00am – Doors open
8.00am-09.30am – Registration for the day’s first event. Players entered into both events will be registered for both events on arrival.
10.30am – Start of first event
Before 12.30pm – Players competing only in the day’s second event must register by this time.
Note: The start of the second event, to begin as soon as possible after the first event ends.
Each event has a £10,000 prize fund, which is a total of £160,000 in 2017.
Last 16 £200
Last 32 £100
Last 64 £50
The following incentives are on offer to players competing in the Challenge Tour.
The 2017 Challenge Tour Order of Merit winners and runners-up will receive two-year Tour Cards for 2018 and 2019.
NOTE: In the event that any of the players who achieve the above qualify otherwise for a Tour Card, places will be offered further down the Challenge Tour Orders of Merit until two otherwise unqualified players are sourced, only down to No 8.
In the event of the same player appearing on both Orders of Merit, the Challenge Tour Order of Merit shall take precedence.
The players who finish third to eighth (countback applied in event of ties) on the 2017 Challenge Tour Orders of Merit will receive free entry to the 2018 Q School, these are non-transferable.
The Winner and Runner-Up of the 2017 PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour will both receive mementos of their achievement.
PDC Challenge Tour 2016
ROB CROSS AND RYAN SEARLE secured their tour cards and two nine-darters were hit as the PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour came to a close with events 13-16 at the Robin Park Tennis Centre in Wigan.
With the top two players from the Challenge Tour Order of Merit securing a two-year tour card, it was a tense closing weekend with plenty to play for.
But ultimately, the two players who began the weekend in the top two, ended it that way with more impressive outings.
There was 16 PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour events, each with a £10,000 prize fund. The winner of each event receives £2,000 £160,000 TOTAL
Challenge Tour Only Players for 2016:
Players who entered Q-School but did not play (13):
Wayne Atwood, Nigel Birch, Gary Blackwood, Colin Adam, Mohamed Gharieb, Atif Hussain, George Lawson, Jordan Matthews, Norman McHenry, Tomasz Nastula, Jonathan Poole, Michael Uxa, Trevor Williams
Players who have registered as Challenge Tour Only players (47):
Paul Amos, Thomas Allies, Philip Borthwick, John Brown, Roger Brown, Richie Burnett, Mark Carter, Reece Colley, Paul Coughlin, Rob Cross, Steven Cuppitt, Ian Dawson, Bryan de Hoog, Jonathan Fay, Robert Fuller, Sam Fuller, Ben Green, Andy Howarth, Lex Immers, Charlie Jackson, Peter Jacques, Daniel Key, Bradley Kirk, James Lane, Barry Lynn, Steve Maish, Scott Marsh, Daniel Martin, Steven Mason, Gary Miles, Stuart McGaulley, Danny Moore, Glen Parsons, Ross Parsons, Tatu Pehkonen, Stuart Rattray, Alex Roy, Dan Russell, Ryan Searle, Chris Skeates, Dean Stewart, Paul Smith, Hannu Suominen, Wayne Thomas, Anthony Urmston-Toft, Darren Walls, Daniel Wood.
Other Challenge Tour Players 2016:
PDPA Member who entered Q-School and did not get a Tour Card and any player who played in the World Championship who is not a Tour Card Holder.
The Challenge Tour
Is played under the same rules and regulations as the PDC and DRA, your entry defines your agreement to abide by these rules. Challenge Tour events are drawn as an open draw with no seedings or exemptions. There are generally two events per day, however this is subject to change.Â All prize money won in Challenge Tour events will count towards a one-year Orders of Merit. Players only have to play in one event for their money to count on this annual Order of Merit.
The Challenge Tour entry fee is £50 per event. Entries must be made online prior to 1400 the Friday preceding the weekend’s events.
2016 Challenge Tour Events:
Challenge Tour 1 WIGAN 19th March: Chris Quantock 5-3 Rob Cross
Challenge Tour 2 WIGAN 19th March: Barry Lynn 5-4 Rob Modra
Challenge Tour 3 WIGAN 20th March: Ritchie Edhouse 5-0 Mark Dudbridge
Challenge Tour 4 WIGAN 20th March: Bryan De Hoog 5-4 Peter Hudson
Challenge Tour 5 WIGAN 28th May: Nick Fullwell 5-1 Rob Cross
Challenge Tour 6 WIGAN 28th May: Adam Hunt 5-3 Jamie Bain
Challenge Tour 7 WIGAN 29th May: Ryan Searle 5-2 Mark Dudbridge
Challenge Tour 8 WIGAN 29th May: Scott Taylor 5-4 Barry Lynn
Challenge Tour 9 ArenaMK 25th June: Matt Padgett 5-4 Lee Evans
Challenge Tour 10 ArenaMK 25th June: Rob Cross 5-2 Mark Dudbridge
Challenge Tour 11 ArenaMK 26th June: Richie Burnett 5-2 Ryan Searle
Challenge Tour 12 ArenaMK 26th June: Kelvin Hart 5-3 Rene Eidams
Challenge Tour 13 WIGAN 10th September: Rob Cross 5-1 Michael Barnard
Challenge Tour 14 WIGAN 10th September: Richie Burnett 5-1 Arron Monk
Challenge Tour 15 WIGAN 11th September: Rob Cross 5-0 Martyn Turner
Challenge Tour 16 WIGAN 11th September: Ryan Searle 5-1 Barrie Bates
The following incentives are on offer to players competing in the Challenge Tour.
- The 2016 Challenge Tour Order of Merit winners and runners-up will receive two-year Tour Cards for 2017 and 2018. NOTE: In the event that any of the players who achieve the above qualify otherwise for a Tour Card, places will be offered further down the Challenge Tour Orders of Merit until two otherwise unqualified players are sourced, only down to No 8. In the event of the same player appearing on both Orders of Merit, the Challenge Tour Order of Merit shall take precedence.
- The players who finish third to eighth (countback applied in event of ties) on the 2016 Challenge Tour Orders of Merit will receive free entry to the 2017 Q School, these are non-transferable.
- The Winner and Runner-Up of the 2016 PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour will both receive mementos of their achievement.