Clayson secures Cazoo UK Open place in Rileys Amateur Qualifiers

Steve Clayson (Rileys)

Steve Clayson won the Rileys Amateur Qualifier in Nottingham on Saturday to secure his Cazoo UK Open debut.

The 59-year old kitchen fitter from Derby is the latest of 16 players who will win through from knockouts staged in Rileys Sports Bars.

Clayson has never previously competed in a televised event, but will now line up at the Butlin's Minehead Resort from March 4-6.

The Rileys Amateur Qualifiers continue with 12 further events being staged on February 12-13 and 19-20 for players to claim UK Open spots.

Entry to the Rileys Amateur Qualifiers will be open to any player aged 16 and above at the date of the event who is not a PDC Tour Card Holder.

Entry will cost £10 per event and must be made online through this link. Entries for each event will close at 1700 GMT on the day before that specific event. Players are permitted to enter more than one Rileys Amateur Qualifier.

Players must register at the specific event between 1000-1200 GMT, with play commencing at 1230 GMT.

2022 Cazoo UK Open
Rileys Amateur Qualifiers Dates & Venues
Saturday January 29

Rileys Chorlton - Danny Lauby
Rileys London Victoria - Diogo Portela

Sunday January 30
Rileys Chester - Kai Fan Leung

Saturday February 5
Rileys Nottingham - Steve Clayson

Saturday February 12
Rileys Norwich
Rileys Liverpool
Rileys Solihull
Rileys South Benfleet

Sunday February 13
Rileys Coventry

Saturday February 19
Rileys Chorlton
Rileys Harlow
Rileys Norwich
Rileys Liverpool
Rileys Solihull

Sunday February 20
Rileys Chester
Rileys Coventry

Please Note:
Each venue will have a maximum number of entries. All games will be the best of seven legs of 501, straight start and double finish.
Players who win through the Rileys Amateur Qualifiers will receive a playing shirt for the Cazoo UK Open which must be worn in all matches at the event.
For full Terms & Conditions, please see