Upcoming Malta Open

General information about the 2017 Malta International Darts Open

Dates: Tuesday 14th – Thursday 16th November 2017.

Venue: Cottonera Sports Complex.

Link I: https://www.sportmalta.org.mt/facilities/kottonera-sports-complex /

Link II: https://www.facebook.com/CottoneraSportsComplex/

Category: For the first time ever the open is listed on the BDO calendar as a Category A event for Men and Category B for the Ladies and Category 1 / 2 on the WDF calendar. Various upgrades from the 2016 edition on offer which can be seen in one of the attachments at the bottom of this page.

Prize Money: Singles competitions tally up to €10.700 (€8.300 Men / €2.400 Ladies) and 75% of the entry fees for the pairs competition will be paid back in prize money.

Accommodation: With regards to accommodation the sports complex does not have a hotel facility so our suggestion would be a Hotel in the main touristic areas on the island which are Bugibba, St. Julians and Sliema or in locations closer to the venue such as Kalkara, Marsascala or Birzebbugia.

The association negotiated special rates with three Hotels in the Bugibba area:

More information can be seen in one the attachments at the bottom of this page.

Note that the association will also provide transportation free of charge from a location (tbc) in Bugibba to the venue and vice-versa. More information to be provided in the coming weeks.

Flights: Direct flights from various European cities/countries around Europe.

How to Register?:  Through our  Registration form or send an email on maltaopen2017@gmail.com with the following information …

  • Name & Surname;
  • Nationality;
  • Contact number/email (if booking on behalf of a group only main contact will be required);
  • Pairs players list;
  • Hotel staying at (this will help the association with regards to Sportmalta grants).

Payment: Before the start of play on Day I (ie: Tuesday 14th November 2017) to the association`s treasurer, Mr. Joe Borg.

Closing Registration Date: Tuesday 7th November 2017 @ 20:00hrs.

Draw Date: Thursday 9th November 2017 @ 20:00hrs.

Schedule / Program:

  • Tuesday 14th – Pairs competition (Men`s & Ladies)

Men`s competition – Playing card collection / Payment from 17:00 – 18:00 / Play Commences 18:00

Ladies`s competition – Playing card collection / Payment from 17:00 – 18:00 / Play Commences 19:00

  • Wednesday 15th – Singles competition (Men`s & Ladies)

Men`s competition – Playing card collection / Payment from 17:00 – 18:00 / Play Commences 18:00

Ladies`s competition – Playing card collection / Payment from 17:00 – 18:00 / Play Commences 19:00

  • Thursday 16th – Finals night (Men`s & Ladies – Pairs & Singles)

17:30 – Men’s Singles – Last 32
17:30 – Ladies Singles – Last 16
17:50 – Men’s Singles – Last 16
18:00 – Men’s & Ladies Singles – Last 8
18:30 – Men’s & Ladies Pairs – Semi Final
19:00 – Men’s & Ladies Singles – Semi Final
19:30 – Ladies Pairs – Final
20:15 – Men’s Pairs – Final
20:45 – Ladies Singles – Final
21:15 – Men’s Singles – Final