# 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.