The BDO rules were recently changed allowing players who played at Lakeside to play at PDC Q-School, this means nineteen players have signed up to try and win a coveted Tour Card.
This is headlined by current three time World Champion, Glen Durrant as well as recent finalist and two time World Champion, Scott Waites.
They will both make their long-awaited debuts in Wigan and will be among the favourites to join the tour.
The likes of Jim Williams, Scott Baker and Mark McGeeney as well as former Development Tour Order of Merit winner, Dean Reynolds.
There will also be six ladies who competed at Lakeside joining the line up. These are Lorraine Winstanley, Lisa Ashton, Anastasia Dobromyslova, Fallon Sherrock and Corrine Hammond.
Click here for more information on the PDC UK Q-School.
Author: Samuel Gill