April 30, 2019

Entries are now open online for the BDO Youth Festival of Darts which will take place on the 20th and 21st July 2019 at the Five Lakes Hotel and Resort in Colchester, Essex.

This year’s event will consist of six separate competitions for players aged up to 25 over the two-day festival;

Saturday 20th July 2019

BDO U18 Challenge Tour 1 (Mixed)

BDO Men 18-25 Young Players Challenge

BDO Ladies 18-25 Young Players Challenge

Sunday 21st July 2019

BDO U18 Challenge Tour 2 (Mixed)

BDO Mixed 18-25 Young Players Challenge

BDO British Teenager U20 Mixed Singles

Players looking to participate in the Under 18’s mixed challenge tour events must be under 18 on the day of play. Similarly, those wishing to play in the Young Players Challenge events must be 18 or over and under 25 on the day of the event and the British Teenage Mixed Singles, players must be younger than 20 on the 21st July 2019. Organisers may request identification for verification of age at the event – please bring relevant identification to the event to ensure entry.

All competitions are £10.00 per player per event – players can register at https://www.bdoentry.com/- Players will not be able to enter on the day and pre-entry will close on 14th July 2019. Any tournament based questions, please contact the BDO office on 02920 811 815 or email at

For those wishing to stay at the venue for the tournament, please call the The Five Lakes Hotel and Resort directly on 01621 862 444 and quote ‘BDR’ to obtain the specially negotiated rate. Rooms start from £99.00 based on two people sharing depending on individual requirements. There will also be specially tailored menus on offer during the weekend at the resort. For more information about the Five Lakes Hotel and Resort, please visit their website -https://www.fivelakes.co.uk/