Details for the 2013 PDC Q School (Qualifying School) tournaments have been released by the PDPA. The 4 Day event will be held in Wigan from Jan 17-20, and provides an opportunity for any player to test their tungsten prowess. The qualifiers across the 4 days will earn their Tour Card to play on the main PDC Darts Pro Tour.

PDC Q School 2013 WiganAll Q School entrants may sign up as an associate member of the PDPA which will allow them to play in selected qualifying events for major tournaments including the UK Open and World Championships. They may also be invited to compete in Pro tour events where the field cannot be made up of full card holders.

The full information form the PDPA website is shown below:

The 2013 PDC Q-School has been announced and will take place at the Robin Park Arena, Sports and Tennis Centre. Loire Drive, Newtown, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 0UH, UK Tel: 01942 828550 (Opposite Wigan FC ‘DW’)

This the 3rd PDC Q-School will take place from Thursday 17th-Sunday 20th January 2013, the event will include 4 seperate 1 day events with registration at 11am each day to toe the oche at 12 Noon. (Full Details of the format to be announced)

The Semi-Finalists from each days play will receive PDC Tour Cards for 2 years, with any further remaining places being taken from the QSOoM Table following the completion of the 4 days play at Q-School. Points will be won for placings on each day, with legs difference used in the event of any ties.

Following the Ladbrokes World Darts Championships which concludes on the 2nd January the top 64 players in the PDC Order of Merit will be offered PDC Tour Cards for the 2013 season. A further 39 places are also already taken from the 2012 Q-School from the original 40 as Dean Winstanley has already risen into the top 64, these 39 players are into the second and final year of their Tour Card.

2 of the 3 Unicorn Youth Tour 2011 invites are also into their second and final year Paul Barham & Reece Robinson with James Hubbard certain to be in the top 64.

Other invites in 2013 will come from the Scandinavian Order of Merit Table (1), Lakeside Semi-Finalists (4) TBC and the 2012 Unicorn PDC Youth Tour Merit Table (2).

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