The Development Tour Order of Merit 'DTOoM' Table shows only prize money won on the PDC Unicorn Development Tour in the season.
PDC UNICORN Development Tour 2020:
There will be five weekends on the 2020 Development Tour which will see four tournaments per weekend held for players aged 16-23, each worth £10,000 in prize money. Players can compete from the day they turn 16, with an upper limit of players being aged 23 or under on January 2 2020.
Entry costs £25 per tournament and can be made through the PDC Online Entry System, with all players in 2020 needing to register their details and enter events through the PDC Players website.
All players must Register their details with the new system at this link
Following your registration, you will receive an email to confirm that you are available to enter tournaments, and at this stage you can login to make your entry to the relevant events This verification may take up to 48 hours.
All Development Tour players are required to be PDPA members in 2020, full details still TBC
You do not need to go to Q-School, this is just a junior membership
Click here to enter via PDC on line entry system
All entries have a closing date/time of 2pm on the Friday immediately before each weekend.
Runner – Up £1,000
Semi – Finals £500
Quarter – Finals £300
Last 16 £200
Last 32 £100
Last 64 £50
Development Tour 2020 Calendar:
Saturday 29th February – Development Tour 1/2
Sunday 1st March – Development Tour 3/4
Robin Park, WIGAN:
Saturday 21st March – Development Tour 5/6
Sunday 22nd March – Development Tour 7/8
Robin Park, WIGAN:
Saturday 2nd May – Development Tour 9/10
Sunday 3rd May – Development Tour 11/12
Robin Park, WIGAN:
Saturday 20th June – Development Tour 13/14
Sunday 21st June – Development Tour 15/16
Robin Park, WIGAN:
Saturday 12th September – Development Tour 17/18
Sunday 13th September – Development Tour 19/20
Monday 14th September – World Youth Championship Last 96
Sunday 29th November – World Youth Championship Final MINEHEAD
The following incentives are on offer to players competing in the Development Tour and World Youth Championship: – The two highest ranked players on the 2020 Development Tour Order of Merit receive an invitation to the 2020/21 World Championship.
NOTE: if any of the players who achieve the above otherwise qualify for the 2020/21 World Championship, or reject their invitations, further places shall be offered to other players from the relevant Order of Merit until the places are filled.
- The finalists of the 2020 World Youth Championship receive a one-year invitation to the 2021 Grand Slam of Darts subject to the entry criteria as stated in rule 3.1 of this document.
- The winner of the 2020 World Youth Championship receives an invitation to the 2020/21 World Championship. NOTE: if any of the players who achieve the above otherwise qualify for the 2021 Grand Slam of Darts or 2020/21 World Championship, or reject their invitations, no further places shall be offered.
- The top 8 non tour card holders following all Development Tour events will qualify for the 2021 UK Open Finals first round.
– The top two players on the final 2020 Development Tour Orders of Merit who have not otherwise won Tour Cards for 2021 and 2022 will receive two-year Tour Cards.
NOTE: if any of the players who achieve the above otherwise qualify for a Tour Card or reject their invitations, places will be offered further down the Development Tour Orders of Merit. In the event a player achieves the above from both the Challenge and Development Tours, the Challenge Tour will take priority.
– The players who finish third to eighth (countback applied in event of ties) on the 2020 Development Tour Orders of Merit will receive free entry to the 2021 Q School.
NOTE: in the event that any of the players who achieve the above qualify otherwise for a Q School place or reject their invitations, places will not be offered further down the Development Tour Orders of Merit.
In 2020 there are 5 weekends of events with 4 events over each weekend (2 each day) the World Youth Championship Last 96 will be played following the final Development Tour.
The PDC Unicorn Development Tour will enable players aged from 16-23 to compete, with each weekend featuring four tournaments worth £10,000 a each. Players can compete from the day that they turn 16, with an upper limit of players needing to be aged 23 or under on January 2nd 2020 (Following the World Championship 2019/20) (So if you are not 24 on the 2nd January 2019 you are eligible)
There is a total amount of £200,000 on offer at the PDC Unicorn Development Tour, with a further £60,000 on offer at The Unicorn World Youth Championship 2020 making a Total £260,000.
The top ranked players on the final Development Tour Table will qualify for the World Youth Championship along with invited World Qualifiers for the £10,000 top prize. The final will be played LIVE on ITV4 during the Players Championship Finals in Minehead.
Entry to Development Tour events:
Entry is open to ANY darts player, other than players inside the top 32 of the PDC Order of Merit as of the 2nd January 2020, if they move into the top 32 during the season that they are still eligible and the age criteria as noted above.
Players who have previously entered PDC tournaments would enter as normal through the PDC Online Entry System, but must firstly register again for the new system as Sport-Radar has replaced Servasport CLICK HERE
Would need to first register their details with the PDC Online Entry System CLICK HERE before entering. You will then receive your servasport log on details to enter. You will need to retain the same Username and Password details for entries throughout the year so please note these down!
- Entry costs £25 per event, with £10,000 per event available in prize money.
- Games in Development Tour events are the best of 7 legs up to the Quarter-Finals.
- Games from the Quarter-Finals onwards will be best of 9 legs.
- There are two events per day being held across 32 boards
Both PDC Unicorn Development 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
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.