About The DRA
The challenge for the current Committee is to ensure good governance within Darts. Playing
standards, commercial revenues and the reputation of the game are undoubtedly in the ascendancy compared to
It is the responsibility of the DRA to protect and enhance that position both within
Darts and outside.
Through management of the drug testing programme, review of DRA rules, disciplinary
hearings and its many other functions the DRA is committed to protect that good name for the sake of everyone
involved in Darts; players, officials, sponsors, media, fans and spectators alike.
The DRA Council Comprises
Council meets quarterly.
The DRA Disciplinary
Where possible hearings will take place on
the same day as Council meetings.
The DRA Disciplinary Committee are keen to speed up the process of
discipline and where there is an allegation of the breach of the DRA rules, once the necessary facts
have been established the player or member will have 14 days to respond, shortly after which the DRA
Disciplinary Committee will hold a hearing to deal with the
The DRA Disciplinary Appeal
These will be chaired by Tim
Ollerenshaw sitting with two
independent people not directly associated with the Council of the DRA.