The Darts Regulation Authority (DRA) is a not-for-profit Company, limited by guarantee.
One of its primary roles is to ensure good governance and integrity within the sport of
The aim of the DRA remains to seek recognition as the regulatory authority for Darts
worldwide with responsibility for providing and administering rules and regulations that will improve the
image and profile of Darts within the Professional and Amateur ranks. The DRA Rule book is the cornerstone
of this and sets the standards of behaviour for players in DRA sanctioned events.
The DRA has the
ability to make and enforce rules and regulations with regard to the conduct of Players and Members which
could injure or discredit the Association or bring the game of darts into disrepute and to discipline
Members and Players for breaches of any rules and regulations.
is essential for the future of Darts that the sport is seen to be conducted fairly according to the rules
and regulations and is free from corruption in any form.
The DRA Council comprises five members; Val Pallister, Tim Ollerenshaw, Mike Titmus,
Ritchie Gardner and Nigel Mawer. They do not sit on the Council as a representative of any other body within
darts. They are independent individuals who provide a cross-section of views and experience from different
Chair of the Darts Regulation