HAMPSHIRE'S premier darts competition returns next week.

The Stubbington Ark Hampshire Open 2014 takes place at the Southampton Novotel on Saturday, April 12.

It was first held in 2000 and has produced nine winners over the year, with only Colin Monk triumphing on more than one occasion with three titles to his name.

The competition is held in association with Stubbington Ark Animal Shelter and the Southern Daily Echo.

For full details of the draw, visit hampshiredarts.org.uk.