What Is the Official Dart Board Height?


Quick Answer

The center of the bullseye on a dart board must be exactly 5 feet 8 inches above the ground, according to the Professional Darts Corporation, a darts organization that runs multiple TV events. When throwing, players must stand at least 7 feet 9.25 inches from the board.

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"501" is the most common game of darts. Players start with 501 points and aim to reduce their score to zero as quickly as possible. Players must finish on a double.

Darts was professionalized in the 1970s, and the first world championship took place in 1978, which was won by Leighton Rees. As of 2015, Phil Taylor is the most successful darts player in history with 16 world titles.

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