Dartboard Height and Distance Measurements

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.

Dartboard Height

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.

Dartboard Distance

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

dart board height and distance measurements

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.

dartboard height and distance for  wheelchair users
dartboard height and distance for wheelchair users

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.

Conclusion

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.

Michael Andrew

Michael Andrew

Michael Andrew has been playing Darts for more than 20 years and is passionate about helping others improve their game through his own experiences.