The Professional Darts Corporation reported today a record number of entries for this year’s World Series of Darts qualifier in Las Vegas:
THERE will be a record entry of over 190 players for the 2019 US Darts Masters and North American Championship Qualifiers in Las Vegas next week.
The PDC’s World Series of Darts returns to the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, with two days of qualifying on July 2-3 preceding the stage events on July 4-5.
Eight places are on offer in the stage events, with each winner of the four qualifying events being joined by the top four players from the Qualifiers Order of Merit.
A total of 191 players have entered across the four qualifying tournaments, with interest building year-on-year since the World Series of Darts first visited Las Vegas in 2017.
This year’s entrants are headlined by three-time World Champion John Part, 1994 World Matchplay winner Larry Butler, current PDC Tour Card Holder Dawson Murschell and reigning North American Darts Champion Jeff Smith.
Recent BetVictor World Cup of Darts representatives Jim Long (Canada), Darin Young and Chuck Puleo (both USA) will also be in action.
2008 UK Open finalist Gary Mawson is joined in the field by father-and-son duo Dan and Daniel Lauby, former World Championship qualifiers David Fatum, Ken MacNeil, Dan Olson, Ross Snook and Dave Richardson.
Chris White, Shawn Brenneman, Jim Widmayer and Roger Carter are other players with big-stage experience bidding to secure their spot.
The PDC’s annual World Series of Darts visit to Las Vegas is now less than two months away – have you made your entries yet for the US Darts Masters and North American Darts Championship Qualifiers?
Our events in Las Vegas will give all North American players the chance to step onto the global stage – both against top PDC stars in the US Darts Masters and also with the opportunity to win a William Hill World Championship place through the North American Darts Championship.
Darts globally has never been in a better place, and through the ever-expanding CDC circuit there is a domestic series which is providing a great platform for players in North America.
But in every sport, you’ve got to test yourself against the best in the business, and these events in Las Vegas are your opportunity to do that – as well as win some of the $180,000 in prize money on offer throughout the week!
The eight places on offer in our stage events will be determined through the four qualifying events on July 2-3 at the Mandalay Bay Casino & Resort.
Each event’s winner will qualify for the US Darts Masters and North American Darts Championship, alongside the top four players from the Qualifiers’ Order of Merit.
Entries close at 1600 BST (1100 EST, 0800 PDT) on Friday, June 28, 2019 – but you can secure your spot in the qualifiers by making your entries now!
The PDC Power Index was created by the PDC and DartConnect to identify the top 501 players in North America. Using statistical data from a select group of major competitions, this special leaderboard combines 501 performances for players across Canada and the United States. Players appearing on this index have demonstrated enough skill to consider competing at this summer’s World Series of Darts.
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