WDF Start, Starts in October 1
Updated: Jul 23
The NDFC has made the decicion to align with the WDF for starting competition dart matches.
Please see below - takes for the 2023/24 season starting October 1.
RULE CHANGE TO ORDER OF PLAY
12. ORDER OF PLAY
12.01 A Bull Throw shall determine the order of play in each match. The throwing
Order for the Bull throw shall be determined by a toss of a coin.
12.02 The winner of the Bull throw shall throw first in the match and all
subsequent off numbered legs which will also include the tie-break leg if required.
In matches divided into sets the winner of the Bull throw shall throw first in all
odd numbered sets.
12.03 In Throws for the Bull each player, in Singles Events, or one of the team
members shall throw one dart for the Bull. The dart must remain in the dartboard
in order to count and re-throws shall be made until a dart remains in the
dartboard. If the dart enters the 25 or Bull sector it shall be removed before the
opponent takes his/her throw. Re-throws shall be called for if the Referee or
player cannot determine which dart is nearer to the Bull, or if both darts are in
the Bull, or if both darts are in the 25 ring. A re-throw shall be in the reverse order
of the previous throw. The player who throws nearer to the centre of the
dartboard shall throw first in the match.
- WORLD DARTS FEDERATION - Playing and Tournament Rules - Twentieth revised edition - Page 12