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The Junior Darts Corporation is delighted to announce that the inaugural WDS Associates World Junior Darts Championship will be staged this December.

 

 
With a prize fund of £4,000, the World Junior Darts Championship will feature 32 players, with 16 UK-based players being joined by 16 qualifiers from around the world.

 

The tournament will be played down to the final on December 3rd. The final will be played on stage at Alexandra Palace during the 2018 PDC William Hill World Championship.

 

JDC chairman Steve Brown said: “For us, the introduction of the WDS Associates World Junior Darts Championship completes the set. We have the Modus UK Tour and the European Championship, and now the World Championship will further cement and enhance our reputation as an organisation.

 

“A World Championship is something we have wanted to do for the last two years or so, and we now feel we have arrived at a stage where we have the confidence in the people around the world – not just in the UK – to help provide the tournament with qualifiers of the highest standard.
 

 

“Last year, the final of the UK Tour was held at Alexandra Palace, and we will be delighted to see our first world champion crowned on the big stage there this year.”

 

The overall winner will receive £2,000, with the runner-up earning £1,000, the semi-finalists £300 each and the quarter-finalists £100 each.

 

The JDC is also delighted to announce an improved calendar and changes to the prize fund for 2017.

 

The Modus UK Tour will still consist of the original venues and dates for the six events around the UK, but the winners are now invited to attend every event.

 

The UK Tour will now provide 11 qualifiers (six event winners, plus the five highest ranked players from the tour order of merit not to have won an event) for the JDC World Championship, alongside five UK-based JDC academy players from the 2017 rolling academy order of merit.

 

Each tour event will carry a £300 prize fund, with the winner taking £150 and becoming a JDC All-star, the runner-up landing £100 and the semi-finalists £25 each.

 

The top three players from the 2017 Modus UK Tour will gain a scholarship and a free pass into all PDC Development Tour events in 2018.

 

The changes mean the overall prize fund for JDC events in 2017 has increased by more than 30 per cent and now stands at £13,300 across the Modus UK Tour, JDC European Championship and WDS Associates World Championship.

 

Exeter Premier League Tickets for JDC Members

First up for JDC members in the Betway 2017 Premier League Darts is Westpoint Exeter. For JDC members only we have 2 tickets per member for this event. This venue is incredibly popular in the southwest so tickets are limited. To claim your FREE tickets please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
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Premier League Tickets for JDC Members

 

JDC members will again in 2017 be able to experience the atmosphere of the Betway Premier League Darts up close and in person. There will be a number of venues throughout the 16 weeks of competition that JDC members will have access to FREE tickets to these premier PDC televised events.

 

We will announce each venues availability in turn on our facebook page. So get your membership now and keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter feed for news on this great offer.

 

Confirmed Venues so far : Birmingham Manchester Belfast Exeter O2 Arena - finals night Sheffield

 

All venues are subject to change and availability. JDC members also benefit from many PDC televised events each year for FREE!

 

 

The Junior Darts Corporations inaugural European Darts Championship this weekend
was a sensational spectacle of Junior talent from around Europe. Representation
from 6 european nations arrived at Pontins Brean Sands over the 3 days and
provided some exceptional performances.

 

Jim Moston of Stoke on Trent was crowned the first ever JDC European Darts
Champion in scintillating style.


His semifinal 4 - 2 win over 16yr old Dutch entrant Wessel Nijman was a great
performance, however Nijman past winner of the 2014 Czech open, 2016 Denmark
Masters and 2016 Dutch Youth team Champion couldn't keep Moston from cruising
into the final.


Next up Moston's opponent in the Final would be the young Dutch sensation Justin
Van Tergouw. The 16yr old from Utrecht in the Netherlands struggled in the first
2 legs of his own semi final and was 2 down in a matter of minutes against Billy
Holmes. JVT composed himself and got back to 2-2, and then stepped up the pace
for a 4-2 victory to book his place in the final.

 

The Final was tense from the start, Moston won the Bull and threw first. After a
couple of nervous legs Moston went 2-0 ahead. With Moston's confidence growing
JVT needed to fight back and he did to make it just 3-2 to Moston. Then the
final ignited in leg 6 with hundred plus score's for fun and a maximum to boot
which saw JVT level at 3-3. JVT then led 4-3 with an outstanding 147 shot out
which literally raised the roof. Not phased at all by the 2015 Winmau World
Master & 2015 Finder Darts Master, Moston hit back to 4-4 for a final leg shoot
out.


The tension in the room was electric and Moston held his nerve throwing first to
seal a 5-4 victory. The final contained 27x 100+ shots , 4x 140's and 1x 180.
Moston averaged 27.48 and JVT 28.05 in the final.  

 

Moston also by winning the JDC'S European Darts Championship bagged himself a
spot in the last 64 of the PDC'S World Youth championship in October.


Modus Junior UK Championship Tour Event 4


If that wasn't enough, the finals of the Modus Junior UK championship were also
held alongside the European Championships.

 

The winner of this event was Maikel Verberk another young Dutch talent from
Herpen in the Netherlands. The 2015 Hal Open and Dutch Open winner cruised his
final victory with a 5-1 win over Jarred Cole. Maikel with a 27.12 average and 3
maximums delighted the crowd with exceptional skill, finishing 1 leg of 246 in 6
darts.

 

Maikel now becomes one of the JDC'S ALL-STARS and claims a spot in the PDC'S
PATHWAY TO THE PALACE last 16 knock out with the final of that event played out
at the Alexandra Palace London during the William Hill World Darts Championship.


Chairman of the JDC Steve Brown said - "Its been a terrific weekend. So
impressed by the talent and professionalism of all these young players. Its a
joy to be watching youngsters develop and play some incredible matches within
the JDC structure. We have seen some of the best talent on the continent and
made some great memories too over 3 days of mind blowing darts".

 

 

 

 

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Top 5 JDC Players (Total Pts)

Rank Name Academy Total
1 Luke Durham Yate 28019
2 Jimmy Bristow Yate 27841
3 Lewys Williams Chepstow 27155
4 John Brown West of England 25261
5 Kian Cullen Emerald DA 25032

Top 5 Best Scores (Season 4)

Rank Name Academy Total
1 Jimmy Bristow Yate 1635
2 Sam Dyte Kingswood 1582
3 Aaron Nichols Kingswood 1374
4 Luke Durham Yate 1228
5 Kian Cullen Emerald DA 1200

Top 5 JDC Academies (Season 4)

Rank Academy Points
1 FDA 72544
2 JCDA (M) 44412
3 JCDA (W) 39389
4 Bedworth 31883
5 Emerald DA 30278

Academy Locations

Future Darts Academy North Wales
Academy Director: Rob Clayton
Contact: 07748775104
Venue: Cues Sports Bar, Towyn ,Rhyl.
Academy sessions: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6pm till 8pm.

Worcester Junior Darts Academy
Academy Director: Darren Barson
Contact: 01905763340/ 07805878192
Venue: Riley's sports venue
Shrubhill trading estate
Worcester
Academy sessions: Thursday's 6.30pm - 8pm

Jamie Caven Darts Academy (Derby)
Academy director: Jamie Caven
Contact: 07709470705
Venue: Cueball, Mansfield Road, Derby
Academy sessions: Mondays & Wednesdays 6.30 - 8pm

Chepstow Darts Academy
Director: Jon Worsley
Contact: 07552235423
Venue: Chepstow football club
Academy sessions Tuesday 6.30-8pm

Knowle Darts Academy (Bristol)
Director: Rob Witcombe
Contact: 0117 9721047
Venue: Snooker city, 33 Broad walk, Knowle, Bristol,Bs4 2qu
Academy sessions: Wednesdays 6.00pm-7.30pm

Yate Town Darts Academy (Bristol)
Academy directors Neil Sellick & Kate Collins
Contact: 07809378268
Venue Stanshawes court hotel
Stanshawes court drive
Yate BS37 4EA
Academy sessions Thursday's from 7pm.

Kingswood Darts Academy (Bristol)
Director: David Burrill
Contact: 07539272045
Venue: Kingswood Royal British legion, 104 Regent Street, Kingswood, Bristol, BS15 8hp
Academy sessions Wednesdays 6pm-7.30pm

Bedworth-
Coach - Pete Meyrick 07582 123098
Venue,
Bedworth United Football Club

Cannock
Coach - David Galaska
07869596447
Venue- The Jubilee Pye Green Rd WS11 5RS

Paignton Darts Academy
Director- Brian Ivey 07913 920070
Venue - 42 elm bank rd
TQ4 5NG
Saturday's 10-12pm

Emerald Darts Academy
Barrack Street
Tullow
Co Carlow
Eire
Thursday's 6-10pm

Nottingham
Venue- Room 180
Central College Nottingham
Director - Gary Horsley
0115 9146503

 

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