Correct Hight And Distance For Dartboard

Correct Hight And Distance For Dartboard

For many dart game beginners, They are not very familiar with the game of darts. When they bought a dartboard, they may don’t know how to set it. Like how high should a dart board be & how far to stand from dart board.

In this article, we will help you to solve those problems and you will get the correct hight & distance for a dartboard.

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How High Should a Dart Board Be

Now let’s go find the standard height for a dartboard, first, the ” Bullseye” should be very important, because the hight is refer to the distance from the floor to the center of the bullseye, the standard hight should be 5 feet 8 inces ( 173cm). 

This measurement is used for bristle and electronic dartboard, and it’s the height fr professional & tournament play.

By the way, in order to ensure the fairness during the game, dartboard installation is very important, the setting should be very stable and safety. Also if you could and you’d better to provide appropriate lighting, which can help players have a better performance.

How Far to Stand From Dart Board

The standard distance for standing away from the dartboard, often referred to as the “oche” or “throwing line,” varies depending on the type of darts you are using and the specific rules you are following. The two most common throwing distances are

If You Are Playing Steel-Tip Darts:
In traditional steel-tip darts, the regulation throwing distance is 7 feet 9.25 inches (237 cm) from the face of the dartboard to the front of the oche. This distance is commonly used in professional and tournament play.

If You Are Playing Soft-Tip Darts:
For soft-tip darts, which are commonly used with electronic dartboards, the standard throwing distance is shorter, typically 8 feet (243.84 cm) from the face of the dartboard to the front of the oche.

It’s important to check the specific rules and regulations of the dart game you are playing, as some variations may have different throwing distances. Always make sure that your dartboard is mounted at the correct height and that you stand at the appropriate distance to ensure a fair and enjoyable game

Follow Below Video to Set Your Dartboard

In order to help you to set your dartboard correctly. There is a guidance of video for your reference.

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