Four of the planned 2021 World Series of Darts international events have been rescheduled for 2022, and the PDC can confirm that this year’s Jack’s Casino World Series of Darts Finals will be held in Amsterdam in October.
Five World Series of Darts events were due to take place around the globe in 2021, with June’s double-header of the Bet 365 US Darts Masters and Nordic Darts Masters to be followed in August by the New South Wales Darts Masters, Queensland Darts Masters and New Zealand Darts Masters.
While plans are in place to stage the Nordic Darts Masters on September 17-18 2021, Copenhagen is also set to be a destination on the 2022 World Series of Darts tour alongside four events which are being postponed by 12 months due to the ongoing global situation.
The international phase of the 2022 World Series of Darts will now be as follows:
Bet 365 US Darts Masters
Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York
Nordic Darts Masters
Queensland Darts Masters
Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre
New South Wales Darts Masters
WIN Entertainment Centre, Wollongong
New Zealand Darts Masters
Claudelands Arena, Hamilton
In addition, the PDC can now confirm that this year’s Jack's Casino World Series Finals will return to AFAS Live in Amsterdam from October 29–31 2021, having previously enjoyed sell-out crowds at the venue in 2019.
2022 promises to be a significant year in the global expansion of darts, as the World Series of Darts tour visits New York, Townsville and Wollongong for the first time.
The sport's stars will also return to Hamilton as part of a three-week spectacle of top-class darts action Down Under, while Copenhagen, previously a destination on the European Tour, is also set to host the World Series.
"Due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding international travel, we felt it appropriate to provide clarity on our plans for the World Series of Darts," said PDC Chief Executive Matthew Porter.
"We remain very excited about the PDC’s debut events in New York, Wollongong and Townsville, as well as returning to Hamilton and Copenhagen, and have been highly encouraged by how the planned events have been received by darts fans globally.
"Agreeing dates to stage the events in 2022 gives fans the chance to plan with a greater degree of certainly for what promises to be a fantastic year of World Series events."
Tickets purchased for the planned 2020 and 2021 tournaments in New York, Townsville, Wollongong and Hamilton will be valid for the equivalent session of the new 2022 events, or be eligible for a refund. Ticket holders can get further information from their point of purchase.
Tickets purchased for the Nordic Darts Masters' previously planned dates in October 2020 and June 2021 will be valid for the equivalent session of the new dates in September 2021, or be eligible for a refund. Ticket holders can get further information from their point of purchase.
Ticket information for the 2021 Jack's Casino World Series of Darts Finals will be confirmed in due course, along with qualification criteria. Ticket information and further details for the planned 2022 Nordic Darts Masters will also be confirmed in due course.