Your dartboards’ height and distance from the throw line must meet requirements set by the Worlds Darts Federation (WDF). So, how high should a dartboard be, and at what distance away should you stand?
Keep reading to find out more.
The regulation height of a dartboard is 5 feet 8 inches from the floor to the bullseye.
Dartboard Height In cm
The regulation dartboard height in CM should measure 176.7cm from the bullseye to the floor.
The regulation dartboard distance from the front of the dartboard to the toe line is 7 feet 9.25 inches, measured along the floor.
How Far Do You Stand From a Dartboard In cm
The regulation distance in CM from the face of the dartboard to the toe line should be 236.86cm
The WDF decides these measurements. Therefore, rest assured that you’ll be meeting the official regulations by following these guidelines during play.
Soft Tip Dartboard Height and Distance Measurements
Soft Tip Dartboard Height Measurements
The height for electronic dartboards is 5 feet 8 inches from the oche to the center of the dartboard.
Soft Tip Dartboard Distance Measurements
The distance for an electronic dartboard is 8 feet (244cm).
Dartboard Height and Distance for Wheelchair Users
The dartboard height for wheelchair users is 137cm, while the oche (distance from the dartboard to the toeline should measure 237cm.
Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs]
What is the correct height for a dartboard?
The height from the oche to the bullseye on the dartboard is 5 feet 8 inches.
How far back do you stand from a dartboard?
You should stand 7 feet 9.25 inches away from the face of the board.
How much room do you need for a dart board?
An area of 5 feet wide and 11 feet long is the minimum suggested playing area for a game of darts, ensuring the protection of bystanders.
Can you lean over the throw line in darts?
A player can lean over the throwline as long as their foot isn’t over the throwline. If a player’s foot extends over the line, it’s called a foul.
How far to stand from dart board in cm?
Players must stand 237cm away from the dartboard. This is measured from the face of the board to the toe line.
We hope we’ve managed to cover all bases to ensure the correct measurements for your dartboard setup.
However, if you have any additional questions, feel free to comment below.