Throwing for distance is much more involved than it may seem. Because of the relatively lightweight of the disc, many factors come into play, which do not affect other thrown objects. The basic idea is to throw as far and as accurately as possible. Players gets five throws each. Net distance is determined by measuring the distance of the throw along the centerline minus the distance off the centerline. Each competitor receives five attempts. The best effort is recorded.
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Distance Field Layout
Field should be set to throw with the prevailing wind. Unblocked air flow from behind foul line is most desirable. Field must be essentially level for record consideration. Several throwing sites may utilize one field. The landing area should be as wide as possible — at least half the length of the anticipated throws. Unless unavoidable, no lateral out-of-bounds should be used.
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