M.V.D.O. Rules and Regulations

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Section 14 - Equipment

Rule 14.a

Standard English "bristle" 20-point clock-faced dart board of top quality and good condition.

Rule 14.b

The dartboard wire spider must not be broken, and the double and triple rings must be within a tolerance of 1/32" of the normal spacing of 3/8".

Rule 14.c

Dartboards shall be placed 5'- 8" from the floor to the center of the bull's-eye, with the "20" bed at the top center. This wedge must be dark-colored.

Rule 14.d

The foul line will be 7'- 9 1/4" from the surface of the board, measured along the floor to the front edge of the line, and will be a minimum of 24 inches long, 12 inches on either side of center.

Rule 14.e

All league-play dartboards shall be firmly anchored and well illuminated with a floodlight or a fluorescent fixture.

Rule 14.f

Adequate scoring equipment and materials must be provided and located in such a position that the score may be read easily by the players and spectators.

Rule 14.g

The pub owner will be responsible for supplying and maintaining the league-play dart board(s), and a suitable environment for darts.

Rule 14.h

It is the responsibility of the pub owner to arrange for an inspection of all league play dartboards (and any future significant changes) by a representative of the MVDO Standards Committee prior to any MVDO sanctioned competition. If the inspected area and environment is found to meet MVDO standards, the representative will affix a certificate of inspection and approval close to each inspected dartboard.