How to Play Lawn Darts

Lawn darts are a perfect game to enjoy on the backward while improving mental and physical health. However, it has some rules, making the game unique and exciting. so let’s learn how to play lawn darts properly to enjoy the full excitement of this classic outdoor game with your beloved partner or friend circle. 

How to Play Lawn Darts

Lawn darts also known as lawn darts, javelin darts, darts, or yard darts are an entertaining backyard game like typical darts. The rules of playing lawn darts are also simple. Hence any kids and adult can enjoy this game.

  • Number of Players

Playing lawn darts require a minimum of two players or two teams with a specific color of darts. 

  • Preparation

To set up the game, place a ring on the ground maintaining 35 feet distance. You can also adjust the distance based on your skill level or the age of the players.  it’s mean if you are a beginner or playing with children, keep the ring closers. 

Then have you and your opponent stand behind the same target from where you’ll throw the darts. 

  • Decide Who’ll Throw First

You can apply two methods to decide who’ll throw the dart first. Firstly, ask the opponent to throw first and start the game if he agrees or flips a coin. After completing the first round, let the player goes first who scored in the previous round. This way the better you’ll play the more chance you’ll have to start the game. 

  • Scoring

You can score in lawn darts in plenty of ways. The standard rule to score the game is to land a dart inside the ring. This way you’ll have 3 points each time landing a dart inside the ringer. Remember, scoring a ringer by your opponent will cancel your ringer.  For example, if you score two ringers and then your opponent score one, you’ll have one ringer left.

Another way to score in lawn dart is by handly cup style which is slightly more complicated. Apart from getting 3 points for landing a dart inside the ring, the player also gets some points for placing the dart closer to the ring which reduces the score of the opposite player. 

Final Words

Though the older lawn darts game was a bit unsafe and risky, the upgraded version is quite safe for children and other members of the family. Still, it’s recommended to avoid using point and metal darts to keep reduce the risk of causing injury. Apart from that you should learn how to play lawn darts along with basic rules and regulations. And you should be able to play in the background to simulate physical and mental health.