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By John Lowe, Jul 20 2013 07:33AM

PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour Announcement

July 19 2013


THE PDC are delighted to confirm the addition of a PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour weekend on Saturday September 7 & Sunday September 8 at the Rivermead Centre in Reading.


The announcement takes the number of Challenge Tour weekends on this year's calendar to six, with a final trio of events to be held on September 28 & 29 at the K2 Centre in Crawley.


The PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour - which is open to players aged from 14-25* - has made a hugely successful start with the four weekends already held this year.


Each weekend features three tournaments which are each worth £3,000 in prize money, with two events taking place on the Saturday and one on the Sunday.


Entry to each event costs £30, with all entries to be made online before the entry deadline, which is 5pm on Friday July 12.


Entry Information

* The PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour events are open to any player aged from 14-25, other than players ranked in the top 64 of the PDC Order of Merit at the time entries close (5pm on the Friday immediately before each weekend).


Players can play from the day they turned 14, while players aged 25 or younger on January 1 2013 can enter all tournaments during 2013.


Entry will cost £30 per player per event, and entries will close at 5pm on the Friday immediately before each Challenge Tour weekend.


Tournaments now open for entry are:

PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour Weekend Five (Rivermead Centre, Reading)

Event 13 & 14 - Saturday September 7

Event 15 - Sunday September 8


Entry to follow for

PDC Unicorn Challenge Tour Weekend Six (K2 Centre, Crawley)

Events 16 & 17 - Saturday September 28

Event 18 - Sunday September 29


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John Lowe. three times champion of the world in three seperate decades, the 70's, the 80's and the 90's, the first player in the history of the sport to achieve the perfect game of 501 on Television, in 1984, winning £102,000, winner of over 1000 titles world wide, simply: The Legend of Darts.

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One of John's favourite charity's is The Variety Club of Great Britain who raise many thousands of pounds by organising golf days around the country, the aim is to buy Mini Coaches for Children, in the picture John is at St Piere Chepstow and the Coach in view is about to be present to a School in Birmingham.

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