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How far do you stand away from the dartboard?

How far do you stand away from the dartboard?

There are different standards for steel-tipped and plastic-tipped darts when it comes to the throwing distance. The first is 7 feet, 9 and ¼ inches (or 2.37 meters) away from the surface of the dartboard. While for plastic-tipped darts, you need to be an even 8 feet (or 2.4384 meters) away.

How is the scoring in darts?

Each player starts with a score of 501 and takes turns to throw 3 darts. The score for each turn is calculated and deducted from the players total. Bullseye scores 50, the outer ring scores 25 and a dart in the double or treble ring counts double or treble the segment score.

What are the rules for dart boards?

Dart Board Height: 5 feet. 8 inches from floor to the center of the bull’s-eye. Distance from front of the dartboard to the throwing line: Steel Tip: 7 feet 9 1/4 inches, Soft Tip: 8 feet 0 inches. To mark the throw line a simple piece of tape will suffice.

What are the rules of the dart game?

Rules of Play: The object of this popular game is to be the first player to hit every number on the board from 1-20. Any part of the number – single, double or triple – counts. Numbers in Play: All numbers are used but since each score must exceed 40 the higher numbers especially 20 are the favorites.

When do you get a double out in darts?

But remember you must score a double on your last point before it can count. If you score more points than you need or you are left with a score of 1 your point doesn’t count. Because you can’t get a double out with a score of 1. The winner is declared when one player manages to finish the game with a double out.

What does a regulation dart board look like?

Dartboard Regulations. The standard regulation dartboard is sometimes called a “clock” dartboard because of its resemblance to a clock, or a “London” dartboard. It has a bulls eye in the center, with an inner and outer bull. Outside of the bullseye it has 20 numbered segments that look like pie or pizza slices.

How many darts do you need to close an inning?

(Three darts in succession shall constitute a ‘turn’/’Inning’.) To close an inning, the player/team must score three of a number. This can be accomplished with three singles, a single and a double, or a triple. Number of Players: Any number of players may play, but normally two individuals or two teams play.