Targets will be 5.
Each one would be a 16 inch diameter log round (or painted boards) with a 4 inch diameter bulls eye worth 5 points. An 8 inch diameter secondary ring worth 4 points, and a 16 inch diameter outside ring worth 3 points.
Targets may be numbered or lettered to define throwing pattern or a predetermined order may be set up prior to start of throw at host’s discretion.
Knives may be 9 inches in length minimum to a total length of 16 inches maximum. This will give those people with smaller knives they’ve gotten elsewhere and are comfortable with some leeway along with the closer distances.
The target heights should be about knee height for the bottom rounds and about shoulder height for the top rounds on an average sized man or 24" for the bottom and 67" for the top.
As a general rule, this would be the bottom and top of the log rounds respectively.
There will be 4 distances that knives will be thrown from, these are minimum distances and you may stand anywhere behind these lines for your throw but not in front of these lines.
They are 7 feet, 10 feet, 13 feet and 16 feet which will be a required ½ spin, 1 spin, 1 ½ spin and 2 spin respectively.
Anyone standing over or stepping over the lines will have that throw count zero after a suggested 2 verbal warnings by line judge/scorer.
All throws must be by the blade or handle as per distance requires.
There will be a total of 60 knives thrown, 5 knives from each of the 4 distances, 3 times which will have a possible scoring total of 300 points.
In case of any disputes or questions, another designated person or thrower will be asked to confirm the scoring.
The highest point ring cut will be the score and knives may not be touched by thrower until they have been scored.
Any thrower touching the knives before scoring will have that throw count zero after a suggested 2 verbal warnings by line judge/scorer.