The PDC’s North American World Series of Darts broke new ground with a record-breaking 190+ players battling in Las Vegas to fill just 8 qualifying spots over 2 days of grueling competition. In the end, it was a newcomer who prevailed as the favorites fell.
Florida, USA’s Daniel Baggish defeated reigning champion, Canada’s Jeff Smith, to win the PDC North American Championship at the Mandalay Bay. On July 4th, the day of his country’s birth, Baggish’s career was also born, overcoming his first time on the stage by taking out the most experienced of the North American qualifiers.
In addition to the $10,000 first place prize money, Baggish has fulfilled a lifelong dream by qualifying to compete on the Alexandria Palace stage for the PDC World Championship at the end of the year, representing USA. See the links below to retrace his path to glory.
With a record-breaking 190+ players, this year’s qualifiers were the most competitive yet. See which North Americans topped the charts and who rivaled this year’s 8 qualifiers. Links below will take you to each qualifier’s DCTV channel, with access to match reports and player performance leaderboards:
Record-breaking number of entries for this year’s Vegas qualifiers – Read More
The World Series of Darts Festival Returns to Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas – July 2-5, 2019
$180,000 USD Prize Fund!
What is the World Series of Darts?
The PDC World Series of Darts is a 4-day festival of competitions featuring regional talent and the PDC’s world ranked players. Annual WSOD festivals take place all across the world including Dubai, Asia, Germany, Australia, and New Zealand. The North America event is being held at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on July 2-5, 2019.
New details for 2019!
The PDC events will be held from July 2-5 this year at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, beginning with two days of qualifiers ahead of the US Darts Masters and North American Championship.
Four qualifying events will be held across July 2-3 for players to win places in the two-stage events.
Update 20 May 2019 – Eligibility For Entry -The US Masters and North American Darts Championship is open to players over the age of 16 who hold a valid USA or Canada passport (regardless of residence in the USA or Canada) OR players who reside in the USA or Canada and have done so for a continuous period of three years immediately dating back from the day of the event. Residency is defined as having their main place of residence registered in the territory.
How to Register for the Qualifiers:
Qualifier Total Prize Fund: $60,000 USD
ALL PLAYERS (even if you participated last year) need to register their details with the NEW PDC Online Entry System –Click Here
Once you have registered and you receive an email to confirm that your account has been approved, you can enter the competition – Click Here
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On sale now via www.axs.com– see below for more details on pricing and availability.
Entry costs £70 per qualifier (approx $100 USD) and all events will be played under DRA Rules. Players can enter as many or few of the four Qualifiers as they wish.
Players who enter a minimum of two (2) Qualifiers will receive two complimentary tickets to each session of the stage events on July 4-5.
Hotel accommodation at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino can be booked at the dedicated PDC group rate – Click Here
Players are not required to stay at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino but are welcome to take advantage of the booking rates via the link above.
The US Darts Masters will be held on July 4 & 5 (Midday start for both days), with the North American Championship being held on July 4 (6 pm start).
Full event information can be seen at the PDC Website –Click Here
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