Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts
Thursday 6th May 2010
- Doors Open:
£30 Floor Tables and £20 Tiered Seats
BRITAIN'S biggest indoor sporting event will return to the Metro Radio Arena in May 2010, as the Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts heads to Newcastle.
Over 5,000 fans have packed into the venue over the visits of the world's top darts players, led by Phil "The Power" Taylor and James "The Machine" Wade, for the past three years.
The £400,000 Sky Sports-televised tournament will return to Newcastle next year for the penultimate or 14 league nights, which will be held at the Metro Radio Arena on Thursday 6th May 2010.
Current Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts champion Wade will be amongst the eight competitors, as will 14-time World Champion and four-time Premier League winner Taylor.
They are likely to be joined by five-time World Champion Raymond van Barneveld and former Premier League Darts finalists Terry Jenkins and Mervyn King.
With the top six players from the PDC Order of Merit following the Ladbrokes.com World Darts Championship earning automatic Whyte & Mackay Premier League Darts places, alongside two Wildcards, there is fierce competition for spots in the remaining tournaments this year.
Players such as Ronnie Baxter, UK Open runner-up Colin Osborne and two-time World Champion Dennis Priestley are all in the running to battle for places.
· Adrian Lewis v Ronnie Baxter
· Mervyn King v Raymond van Barneveld
· James Wade v Simon Whitlock
· Terry Jenkins v Phil Taylor
Please Note Following Event Redtrictions
o No large cameras, video recorders, tape recorders allowed into the venue.
o No Football colours must be worn at anytime, putting a jumper over the top of this will not suffice, it must be removed and replaced with another top
o No alcohol is allowed to be brought into the premises
o No Darts, real or pretend
o No professional photography or video / recording equipment is allowed
o No obscenities are to be written on the 180 cards, this should also include any football slogan.
o 180 Cards are not allowed to be made into paper airplanes.
o No throwing of any object.
o No flash photography whilst the players are in play.
o No drunken or intoxicated behaviour, No Mexican waves.
o No removal of clothing (Displaying naked flesh).
o No abusive language or behaviour to any PDC official or agent there of.
o No Abusive or racial chanting,
o No standing on tables and chairs.
o No collection and building of plastic pint pot towers.
o No whistling, No shouting out during play.
o No Balloons, Whistles, Air Horns, Party Poppers, Spray string, Snappits
o No items that can be classed as offensive / dangerous
o Fancy Dress is allowed – but should be monitored for items that could be used as a weapon
o International colours are admissible as are rugby colours