2017 ENGLAND OPEN
The 2017 England Open starts off with the Ladies British Pentathlon, on Thursday 15th June, 2017, for the early visitors there will be The England Open Mixed pairs championships starting at 7.30pm the same day. The England National Singles Open will be held on Friday 16th June, with the Open the following day Saturday 17th, the weekend ends on Sunday with the England Open Mens and Ladies Pairs.
The England Directors have for the third consecutive event secured TV coverage from Front Runner TV, and 247TV production company, the schedule starts with the Semi-finals and Finals of both the Mens and Ladies England National Singles Open from 4.30pm – 7.30pm on Saturday, with 7 Hours coverage for the finals of the Open from 3.00pm – 10.00pm on Sunday 17th.
Two new initiatives will be introduced at the Open, with the computerisation of the Ladies British Pentathlon, and many thanks go to Bernie Crouch and Roger at Darts for Windows writing the programme which automatically calculates the points, and publicises the updates onto the main screen in the venue.
The ladies will also have the opportunity of seeing a brand new system, never before seen at any event in the UK, where all 8 matches can be viewed in real time in the Solent Bar area.
For travelers to the event, Bunn Leisure are offering, Monday-Friday extension of the players bookings for the Open weekend for just £50 per caravan. The England Open weekend carries the highest prize fund in any of the Tour events. Bunn Leisure is renowned for the first class entertainment which is provided for the players to spend their leisure time, and there is a first class restaurant on site, along with fantastic facilities for children.
Players are reminded that the on-line entry will close at midnight on Monday 12th June, the following day the seeds will be announced on the England Website, with the draws for all the Mens and Ladies Singles events on Wednesday 14th June, There will be no entries taken after these cut-off dates, and it is the duty of all the players to check the entry list on the EDO website prior to the draws Taking place.
For all information and links to TV times, please visit www.englanddarts.co.uk or the England page