UDUK Big Weekender

University Darts UK

UDUK Big Weekender is our flagship national event that has both singles and team competitions!

We welcome teams from all around the country to come and compete and get to meet new people in a weekend of fun and darts!

Over the years the location of Big Weekender has been hosted in various locations and has increased in size over the last 10 years

19/20 Event has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We hope for this event to return in the 20/21 Season.

Information for the 19/20 Season Event!

Venue: Roger Kirk Centre, University of York, YO10 5DD
Date: 27-29th March 2020
Ticket Release Info – NOT AVAILABLE
Ticket Deadline (Early Bird price – 29th Feb)
Ticket Deadline (General Sale – 16th March)

This event has been cancelled with intent to reschedule

Sat Nav Postcode: YO10 5DE (whilst not official postcode this brings you to the right entrance of the university)
Car Park: Parking on campus on Friday is £6 for the day and is free on Saturday/Sunday
Public Transport
From town/train station the campus bus (Number 66) travels to the york campus and you are best getting off at the “library bridge” bus stop and walking across campus from there.if unsure ask someone for directions towards the Roger Kirk Centre
If you ask a local taxi driver to go to “James College, University of York” you will get to the right place on campus

Tickets (Not yet available)
There are 2 main types of ticket
Student Ticket
Staff/Alumni Ticket
You should buy the one that is relivent to you and this entitles you to play in all events that you are eligible for.

Once you have a ticket you will need to fill out an event registration form to comfirm which events you are participating in so we know which draws to put you in.
Event Registration Form – HERE

Team Tickets
Student Team Event
Non-member University – £35 (you could also get membership for £30 to get a team)
non-member universities should contact the committee
Member University Additional Team – £25
*Additional teams must be approved before purchased

Community Team Event
Additional Team Slot for Community Team Event – £35

Event Schedule (subject to change)
0900 – Venue Opens
0945 – Team registration closes
1000 – Student Team Event (students only)
~1800 – Community Pairs (Open to students/staff/alumni)
Afterparty – KUDA Nightclub

0900 – Venue Opens
0945 – Morning Registration Closes
1000 – Community Singles Morning Session
1330 – Afternoon Registration Closes
~1400 – Community Singles Afternoon Session
~1800 – Community Singles KO Stages
Afterparty – KUDA Nightclub

0900 – Venue Opens
0945 – Team registration closes
1000 – Comminity Teams
Event close 1900 latest

For student teams to take part you will need to be an active student as described in the rules and regulations document and registered as a student player with UDUK

For Staff to compete in Community Events you will need to register as a UDUK player. this is done via the student registration form but instead use staff details instead of student when filling it out

For Alumni to compete in Community Events you will need to register as an alumni player using the alumni registration system

Student/Staff Registration form – HERE
Alumni Registration form – HERE

Team Eligibility
Each member of a Student Team must have a Student Ticket
Each member of a Community Team must have either a Student Ticket or a Staff/Alumni Ticket.

Community Pairs
You do not have to play with someone from your own university, you can play with anyone that has a ticket.

UDUK currently has no plans to provide any accommodation directly on or off site. We recommend that you look into booking as early as possible to ensure best value for money.
WARNING: Do not attempt to sleep around the campus without permission. Campus security will remove you and you will be disqualified from any further participation in events.

Safety Notices
This is a long weekend of events and everyone should remember to look after themselves during the weekend. make sure to sleep, eat and hydrate. If anyone is struggling then they should let one of the organisers know and we can try and help you out.
Remember to pace your alcohol consumption and know your limits.

Security Notices
During the event there will be SIA licenced doorsafe personnel on site for the safety and security of everyone attending the event. These personnel have the power to disqualify people from the events.

Security personnel may choose to conduct bag searches upon entry to the venue. This is mainly to ensure nobody is bringing alcohol with them into the venue so if you have cans in a bag leave them in your car/accommodation. Anybody caught sneaking their own alcohol into the venue may be disqualified and removed.

Illegal Substances
UDUK and the venue have a zero tolorence policy on illegal substances. anybody found in possession or using such substances will be disqualified, removed, banned from future events and it may be reported to the police.

Bar Notice
The Bar is cash or YOYO Wallet (an app that allows you to pay with card) but they do NOT accept card payments directly. There is a cash machine in close proximity to the venue but we encourgae people to visit a cash machine enroute in case the one at the venue runs dry. Also you can preinstall YOYO wallet on your phone and it is very simple to use.