Dart leagues are a fun way to get competitive while enjoying the game of darts as you play along fellow fans of darts. Getting involved in a league at your local sports pub is also a great way to meet others and enjoy a couple of hours out once a week. If you are looking to improve your dart skills, joining a dart league is a fantastic way to finetune your throw, improve your aim, and pick up new tricks. Whether you are new to the world of dart leagues or a seasoned player, here are three things you probably didn’t know about dart leagues.
- There are rules which govern the length of the dart. Dart leagues play to rules which make it fair for all players. This includes the total overall length of the dart, which is made up of a point, barrel, shaft, and flight. While you can add flight protectors, you cannot exceed 12 inches in total length.
- There are health benefits to participating in dart leagues. That’s right! Playing darts will increase your hand-eye coordination while also improving your self-confidence and self-control. The best dart players stay calm and collected so that they have a steady hand.
- Professional dart leagues began in 1924. The National Darts Association (NDA) was founded in London as darts started to increase in popularity and became recognized as a sport. This standardized the game and established rules and regulations.
Next time you are playing darts, you can show off both your skills and your trivia knowledge by sharing some of these fun facts.