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  • Writer's pictureEdward Brohm

WDF Start, Starts in October 1

Updated: Jul 23, 2023

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




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