Posted on July 20th, 2013
The PDC have confirmed the addition of an additional PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour weekend on Saturday September 7 & Sunday September 8 at the Rivermead Centre in Reading.
The announcement takes the number of Challenge Tour weekends on this year’s calendar to six, with a final trio of events to be held on September 28 & 29 at the K2 Centre in Crawley.
The PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour – which is open to players aged from 14-25* – has made a hugely successful start with the four weekends already held this year.
Each weekend features three tournaments which are each worth £3,000 in prize money, with two events taking place on the Saturday and one on the Sunday.
Entry to each event costs £30, with all entries to be made online before the entry deadline, which is 5pm on the Friday immediately before each event.
* The PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour events are open to any player aged from 14-25, other than players ranked in the top 64 of the PDC Order of Merit at the time entries close (5pm on the Friday immediately before each weekend).
Players can play from the day they turned 14, while players aged 25 or younger on January 1 2013 can enter all tournaments during 2013.
Entry will cost £30 per player per event, and entries will close at 5pm on the Friday immediately before each Challenge Tour weekend.
Tournaments now open for entry are:
PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour Weekend Five (Rivermead Centre, Reading)
Event 13 & 14 – Saturday September 7
Event 15 – Sunday September 8
Entry to follow for
PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour Weekend Six (K2 Centre, Crawley)
Events 16 & 17 – Saturday September 28
Event 18 – Sunday September 29
Players who have previously entered events online through the PDC’s Online Entry System will use their existing Username and Password to login and enter online. If you have forgotten your login details please contact the PDC to receive these again.
New players must first register their details at the Servasport website before then logging in to enter events.
You will retain the same Username and Password details for entries throughout the year so please note these down!
Weekend Five Event Information
Saturday September 7 2013
9.30am-11am – Event 13 Registration
12pm – Event 13 Begins
Not Before 4pm – Event 14 Begins
Sunday September 8 2013
9.30am-11am – Event 15 Registration
12pm – Event 15 Begins
Each event will be played over the best of seven legs throughout. The draw will be made following the close of registration, and will be an unseeded, open draw. These events will operate on a Loser Marks basis.
Players will be allowed up to two non-transferable bona-fide guests each and must provide names of these guests to the PDC’s security if requested at the security desk on arrival at the venue. Please note that no one wearing football shirts of any kind or children under 11 years old will be admitted.
Upon registration inside the venue, players will have to register their attendance firstly at the PDC security desk and then also at the PDC registration desk, which is where players confirm their attendance ahead of the draw.
Each tournament has a prize fund of £3,000 split as follows:
Last 16 £75
Last 32 £50
All prize money will be paid directly into the winner’s bank account by the PDC within 14 days of the event.
Players Please Note:
A full Players Brief is issued via email to players who enter these events, and sent to the email address registered in the PDC Online Entry System.
Entry to PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour events is open to any player aged 14-25 as per the guidelines above – there is no requirement to be a PDPA member.
All entries must be made online in advance of each event before the entry deadline, and no entries in cash will be taken on the day of any event.
If you have any queries, please call the PDC Head Office on 08712 501 180 during office hours.
Information taken from the PDC website – PDC.tv
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