SCOTTISH OPEN 2017
Winmau Scottish Open Details
In a mixture of traditional competitions and the introduction of new technology the Scottish Darts Association are pleased to announce that the 2017 Scottish Open will take place in the Normandy Cosmopolitan Hotel, Inchinnan Road, Renfrew from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th February 2017.
This is a BDO Invitation Table Category A event for the men, Category B event for the Ladies. This event is open to all players who are eligible to play in the Winmau World Masters and the Lakeside World Professional Championships.
The traditional ice-breaker tournament of Scottish Open Mixed Triples will take place on Friday 17th February and entries will be accepted in the competition hall up till 7.30pm. Start your weekend off with a fun night with some great darts thrown in.
The Scottish Open Singles can only be entered online this year and players are asked to log on to www.sdaentry.com and place their entries for up to four events, the Mens and Ladies Singles and the Mens and Ladies Doubles, although the Doubles can still be entered in the competition hall on Saturday up till 6.00pm, however there is always a great demand for entry spots so it would take all the pressure off perhaps missing out on the Pairs by entering online at the same time as your Singles entry.
This year's Men's Singles will be played in two sessions, session one from 10.00am to 15.30pm, and session two from 16.00pm to 21.30pm on Saturday 18th February 2017. Both sessions will play down to last 16. The playing format for the men’s singles will be a minimum of best of five legs of 501 in early rounds to last 64, best of seven legs to Quarter-finals, the format for the remainder of the competition will be the minimum of the best of nine legs.
Men's Singles prize money BDO Cat A 1st £3000 2nd £1500 3rd joint £480 5th joint £200 9th joint £80 17th joint £40 33rd joint £20
This year's Ladies's Singles will again be played in two sessions, session one from 10.00am to 15.30pm, and session two from 16.00pm to 21.30pm on Saturday 18th February 2017. Both sessions will play down to last 4. Ladies Singles will be the best of five legs of 501 until quarter finals where it will be the best of seven legs, in semi-finals and final best of 9 legs.
Ladies Singles prize money BDO Cat B 1st £1000 2nd £450 3rd joint £160 5th joint £70 9th joint £40.
The Scottish Open Doubles will be played on Sunday 19th February and there will be a £2000 prize fund guaranteed, to cover both the Mens and Ladies events.
All stage finals approx. 18.00pm on Sunday 19th February 2016
Players Note: Please ensure that you report to the Control Desk 10 minutes prior to your match start time. Failure to report on time will result in your ELIMINATION from the tournament. Winners must return with their card to the Control Desk and losers MUST stay and mark the next game. The competition clock will be on display and this is the time that must be adhered to at ALL TIMES. There are no microphones in use so it is YOUR responsibility to arrive on time.
Entries Close Saturday 11th February 2017.
The entry fees for all the events are as follows Men’s Singles £15.00, Men’s Pairs £12, Women’s Singles £12.00, Ladies Pairs £10 and Mixed Triples £12.
Accommodation Special rate for the Normandy Hotel has been negotiated for the Event
Please contact reservations-on 0141-886-4100 for full details.