The regulation height of a dart board for both soft-tip and steel-tip play is 5 feet 8 inches from the floor to the center of the bulls-eye. The board must be mounted flush to the wall with the "20" at the top, according to Dart Brokers.
There are bristle, electronic, coiled paper, wooden, cork and magnetic varieties of dart boards. Bristle dart boards are the most popular type, but electronic dart boards have more features and a more accessible playing style.
For a traditional dart board setup, the toe line, or oche, should be 7 feet, 9 1/4 inches from the front of the board. The center of the board is 5 feet, 8 inches from the floor.
The official rules for the game of darts dictate a minimum throwing distance of 7 feet and 9 1/4 inches, measured horizontally from the board's face. An official throwing line, or toe line, is at least 18 inches long and must be clearly marked at the precise throwing distance.
The center of the bullseye of a dart board should be 5 feet 8 inches from the floor, according to the National Dart Association. For stability reasons, the board may be mounted a half inch higher or lower.
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.
The regulation height for dart boards has the bull's eye 5 feet 8 inches off the ground. This height applies whether the game is played with soft-tipped or steel-tipped darts.
The standard distance between the dart thrower and the dart board in a traditional dart match is exactly 7 feet, 9 3/4 inches. If soft-tipped darts are being used, the distance extends to exactly 8 feet.
A regular dart board hangs flush to the wall so the bull's eye is 5 feet 8 inches off the floor. The rules of darts state the player must stand 7 feet 9 1/4 inches from the board for steel-tip darts and 8 feet for soft-tip darts.
The line a darts player stands behind to throw their darts is called the throw line. The throw line measures 96 inches from the face of the dartboard. According to the NDA rules, dart players may throw the dart while leaning over the line, as long as they are not stepping over the line.