UK Open

The UK Open has become known as the “FA Cup of Darts” since its introduction in 2003, with top professionals joined by leading amateur players to compete over three days.

The open draw nature throws up massive games in early rounds as well as the chance for a new star to be made, while the tournament is unique for having multiple stages in action at once. The event is now based at Butlins Minehead Resort, where the PDC enjoys huge crowds.


Event UK Open
Dates March 1-3, 2019
TV Hours 27 hours live
Format The ‘FA Cup of Darts’ is arguably the most exciting and unpredictable tournament on the PDC calendar. Pitting top pros alongside amateur qualifiers, the UK Open’s free draw format means the biggest names can clash at any stage.
Prize Fund £350,000
Nations Represented UK, Ireland, Holland, Germany, Canada, USA, Australia, Austria, Belgium
Venue: Butlins Minehead
Inaugral Year 2003

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