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(3.2) Target Dimensions


1. Target Rings

  1. The centre of the bullseye sits in the centre of the middle 2×10 [note that a 2×10 is actually 9 1/2 inches wide thereby making the centre 4 5/8″]:
    1. ​Bullseye is 7″ in diameter;
    2. Red (3 point ring) is 17″ inches in diameter;
    3. Blue (1 point ring) is 27″ inches in diameter​ . See image 3.2-A below
  2. The centre of the bullseye measures 63″ from the floor;
  3. Left or right side boards may be mounted at varying heights on the backboard to keep knots away from point areas:
    1. Sideboards are always mounted blank so their height position doesn’t affect the location of the Clutch or point areas.

2. Clutches™​*

  1. The diameter of the Clutch is 2 inches;
  2. The innermost edge of the Clutch sits 4 ¼ inches from the seam between the side and centre 2×10:
    1. The centre of the Clutch is 5 ¼  inches in from the seam, and 40 ½  inches from base of target face board. That means the base of the Clutch 39 ½ from the base of the target face board. See image 3.2-B below

*Clutch:  the term ‘Clutch’ is a registered trademark of BATL Global Corporation, used under license to the International Axe Throwing Federation and its members.

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