Number 10 Dave Chizzy Chisnall is the carrot dangling for Barry if he manages to win.
Meath teenager Keane Barry will face Vincent van der Voort of the Netherlands when he makes his World Championship debut at Alexandra Palace next month.
The 17-year-old from Duleek qualified after winning the Tom Kirby Memorial Irish Matchplay.
The draw was made last night.
Van der Voort is currently ranked 33rd in the PDC Order of Merit and if Barry beats him he'll get a shot at world number 10 Dave Chisnall.