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Torquay's Riviera International Conference Centre is Target for New Open Darts Event

Torquay's Riviera International Conference Centre is Target for New Open Darts Event

Torquay's Riviera International Conference Centre (RICC) is delighted to announce that it has been chosen to host a brand new open darts tournament, to be held over the weekend of 24th -25th November 2012.

Wizard Sports Events, behind what will be known as the Torquay Darts Open event, organise and promote darts events around the world and have become one of the foremost names in sport.
Currently they run 10 events of this nature, which are held annually across the UK at various venues, where they are very well established. Eastbourne, their longest established event, has played host to its annual competition for 27 years and now attracts within the region of 800 players.

It is a huge honour for Torquay to be chosen to host this open Darts event and it is hoped that it will attract players and enthusiasts from across the country.

David Griffin, of Wizard Sports Events recently visited the RICC to meet with Mayor Gordon Oliver and Conference Torquay Manager Nicky Harding and said:

"We are delighted to have secured this tournament to Torquay in November and with the enthusiasm and sponsorship shown by both The Torbay Development Agency and The Riviera International Conference Centre, I am positive that the weekend will be a great success. We are very much looking forward to it becoming a regular annual feature in our darts calendar".

Torbay Mayor Gordon Oliver said:
"We are committed to our strategy of making Torbay an events capital, attracting events that have a positive direct economic impact on local businesses and we look forward to giving a warm Riviera welcome to players and their supporters in November."

Wizard Sports are keen to encourage families to their events and as such provide a programme that caters for all age groups including a selection of darts events for youths. Darts matches will run all day, starting at 11.30am on Saturday and Sunday, culminating in a grand final of the Torquay Open, and the Open Pairs, on Sunday evening for which individuals will play for prize money.

The weekend will also provide Wizard Sports Events with an excellent opportunity to raise the profile of, and essential funds for, their nominated charity, Smile Train.

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