What are the specs for a dart board?

What are the specs for a dart board?

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….General

  • A good dartboard.
  • A set of three darts, either soft-tipped or steel-tipped.
  • A safe, well lit place to play.

How thick is an official dart board?

approximately 1 ½” thick
A standard 18″ dartboard is approximately 1 ½” thick. If you also know the thickness of your backing surface, you could easily estimate where to measure the throwing line distance from.

What size is a professional dart board?

How big are dartboards? Dartboard dimensions and sizes are the same whether you are after a standard beginner dartboard or a professional dartboard, with the (exact) regulation dartboard size being 17¾ inches or 45.1cm in diameter, although you may sometimes see this rounded up to 18 inches or 45.7cm.

What makes a professional dart board?

Go for a board that has a 15 inch smaller diameter than the wall space you have available. Standard bristle dartboards are usually between 16.5 and 18 inches in diameter, while electronic dartboards usually go up to 15.5 inches or so.

How far is the line for darts?

7 feet, 9.25 inches
Dartboard distance measurements The official distance is 237cm (7 feet, 9.25 inches) from the front of your dartboard to the back of the throw line (aka Oche or toe line).

How far away from the dartboard do you stand?

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 tall should a dart board be?

5 feet 8 inches
Regulation dartboard height from the floor to the center of the bullseye is 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters). This measurement is recognized internationally and remains the same for both electronic and steel tip dartboards. We recommend measuring and mounting the dartboard first before measuring throw line distance.

How far do you stand back from a dart board?

Dart Board Measurements: Standard height from the floor to the bullseye on the dartboard is 5 feet 8 inches, while the oche (distance between the front of the board and the toeline) should measure 7 feet 9.25inches.

Why is it called the Oche?

‘Oche’ as a word meaning the throwing line that a dart player stands behind to throw his or her darts is comparatively recent, being introduced by the British Darts Organisation in the mid-1970s. The actual word is believed to be derived from Old Flemish meaning a ‘notch’ or ‘nick’.