Approved by WDF

Dartboards – Approved For Use By The WDF

Organisers of tournaments played under WDF Playing And Tournament Rules must ensure that the dartboards to be played on have been approved for use by the WDF, and by meeting the specification below.

Approved by The WDF – Manufacturers / Trademarks

  • Puma / Bull’s
  • Nodor / Winmau
  • Gladiator / One80 Gladiator III
  • Dynasty
  • Cuesoul / Shooter 1

Lightning Systems – Approved For Use By The WDF

Approved by The WDF – Manufacturers / Trademarks

  • Target / Corona Vision

WDF Playing And Tournament Rules – referred

See full document from Rules page

4.Dartboards – WDF Approved Specification

  • Organisers of tournaments played under these Rules must ensure that the dartboards to be played on have been approved for use by the WDF, and by meeting the specification below shall;
    • All dartboards to be manufactured from Sisal.
    • be of the ‘bristle’ type.
    • be of the ‘1 – 20’ clock pattern.
    • have an inner centre ring, ‘Bull’, that shall score ’50’ points.
    • have an outer centre ring that shall score ’25’ points.
    • have an inner narrow band, ‘Treble Ring’, which shall score treble the segment number.
    • have an outer narrow band, ‘Double Ring’, which shall score double the segment number.
    • have segmental material comprising:

Wire types can be round, triangular or diamond-shaped in section maximum 1.85mm or 1.27mm minimum. (+/-.2mm)

Inner and outer bull rings, if not made of wire, to have a wall thickness not greater than 1.6mm {+/- 0.2 mm} and to have sharpened edges

Strip materials should not be greater than 1.85 mm in wall thickness and have a sharpened edge to form an apex

All segmental materials shall either be affixed to the face of the board in such a manner that they lie flat on the face of the dartboard or alternatively strip materials be embedded into the surface of the board. have the following dimensions;

Double and Treble dimensions to be:

for conventional wire boards, measured inside to inside = 8.0mm +/- 0.2 mm

for boards manufactured with strip material measured apex to apex = 10.00 mm +/- 0.2 mm

Measurement Tolerance
“Bull” inside diameter 12.7 mm +/- 0.2 mm
“25” ring inside diameter 31.8 mm +/- 0.3 mm
Outside edge of “Double” wire to Centre Bull 170.0 mm +/- 0.2 mm
Outside edge of ‘Treble’ wire to Centre Bull 107.4 mm +/- 0.2 mm
Outside edge of ‘Double’ wire to outside edge of ‘Double’ wire 340.0 mm +/- 0.5 mm
Overall dartboard diameter {+/- 3.0 mm.} 451.0 mm +/- 3.0 mm

5. Lighting

  • In tournament play each ‘floor’ dartboard shall be adequately lit by a suitably positioned light fitting of 1600 LM (100 Watts) minimum intensity.
  • Dartboards used in stage finals shall be adequately lit by at least two suitably positioned light fittings of 1600 LM (100 Watts) minimum intensity.
  • All light fittings shall be fitted with screens to divert all light away from the player’s eyes when standing at the Oche.
  • In staged finals the general level of illumination may be augmented by the use of flood or spot lights, but care should be taken to prevent the introduction of shadows on the dartboard.