How to set up a dart board

How high should I hang my dart board?

Dart board height is measured 1.73m from the floor to the centre of the bullseye.

How far from dart board to oche?

Distance from the oche (throw line) to the front of the dart board is 2.37m (2.43m for electronic dart boards). To mark the oche you can use an Oche Sticker or a piece of tape.

Where to hang a dart board?

Always use a safe, well lit place to play. Keep away from areas near windows, breakable items or walkways / entry points to avoid damage and injuring people passing by. Don't forget to have some extra space to the right or left to place your score board.

Tips for mounting your dart board

  • Ensure the number 20 on the dart board is at the top
  • Make sure your dart board is completely straight against the wall and not leaning
  • If your floor is concrete or wood you should consider using a dart mat for protection against bounce-outs
  • To avoid damaging your walls and darts you should consider a dart board surround or dart board cabinet


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