Sports Goals | Sports Targets

Sports Goals | Sports Targets

Description
Description

Sports goals and targets are structures or designated areas used in various sports to score points or achieve objectives. They come in diverse types and styles, each tailored to the demands of a specific sport. Examples include soccer goals with nets, basketball hoops, and archery targets. These structures provide a clear aim for players, helping them focus on achieving goals, be it scoring in a game or hitting a target with precision. Sports goals and targets are integral to the rules and objectives of many sports, found in various settings, from stadiums to local parks, facilitating competitive and recreational play.

History
History

Sports goals and targets have evolved over time. Initially, they were simple markers like stones or posts used to designate scoring areas. As sports became more organized, goalposts and targets became standardized. In ancient Greece, for example, they used wooden posts for javelin throwing. In medieval Europe, archery targets were made of straw. The 19th century saw the development of soccer goals with nets and basketball hoops, making scoring more precise. Over centuries, the designs of goals and targets gradually became more specialized and refined, aligning with the evolving rules and requirements of various sports.

Future
Future

The future of sports goals and targets will witness continued innovation in design and technology. For instance, soccer goals might incorporate sensors to determine if a ball crossed the line. Basketball hoops may be adjustable with touch-screen controls to change the hoop height. In archery, digital targets could provide instant feedback on accuracy.

Trends will focus on enhancing accuracy, interactivity, and accessibility, making sports more engaging and inclusive. These advancements align with contemporary demands for precision, data-driven performance, and a more interactive sporting experience, ensuring that goals and targets continue to play a vital role in sports of all kinds.

Common Questions
Common Questions
What safety measures are typically in place for sports involving goals and targets?

Sports involving goals and targets often incorporate several safety measures to protect athletes and spectators. These include the use of high-quality, durable materials resistant to wear and impact, proper anchoring and stability of equipment to prevent tipping or collapsing, and padding around goalposts and target frames. Additionally, regular inspections and maintenance are essential to ensure equipment remains in safe working condition.

What innovations in sports goals and targets have emerged in recent years?

In recent years, sports goals and targets have seen significant innovations, such as the integration of smart technology for precision tracking and scoring. Materials have become more durable and weather-resistant, enhancing longevity. Design improvements focus on player safety, like collapsible structures to reduce injury risk. Furthermore, portable and adjustable goals cater to versatile training needs and space constraints.

What are the common materials used for constructing sports goals and targets?

Various materials are used in the construction of sports goals and targets to ensure durability, safety, and functionality. Steel and aluminum are common for goal frames, offering strength and resistance to weather. Nets are typically made from synthetic fibers like nylon or polyethylene for longevity. For targets, materials like foam, straw, and reinforced paper are used, particularly in archery and shooting sports.

Sports

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71” | 180.3 cm
48” | 122 cm
60.5” | 153.7 cm
80-95 lb | 36.3-43.1 kg
Archery Target Stand
180.300
122.000
153.700
43.100
1000
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Archery Target Stand3D model of a Archery Target Stand viewed in perspective3D model of a Archery Target Stand viewed in perspective
4.625” | 117 mm
3.625” | 92 mm (Diameter)
Beer Pong Cups
11.700
9.200
250
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Beer Pong Cups3D model of a Beer Pong 16oz Cup viewed in perspective3D model of a Beer Pong 16oz Cup viewed in perspective
Beer Pong Racks
200
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Beer Pong RacksView of a typical 10 cup Beer Pong Rack in 3D available for downloadView of a typical 10 cup Beer Pong Rack in 3D available for download
17.75” | 451 mm (Diameter)
1.5” | 38.1 mm (Typical)
10-12 lb | 4.54-5.44 kg
Dartboard
45.100
3.810
5.440
12000
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Dartboard3D model of a Dartboard viewed in perspective3D model of a Dartboard viewed in perspective
31.5” | 80 cm (Diameter)
8”-10” | 20.3-25.4 cm (Block)
FITA Compound Target
80.000
25.400
10
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FITA Compound TargetView of a FITA Compound Target in 3D available for downloadView of a FITA Compound Target in 3D available for download
48” | 122 cm (Diameter)
10”-15” | 25.4-38.1 cm (Block)
18 lb | 8.2 kg (Typical)
FITA Recurve Target - Olympic
122.000
38.100
8.200
55
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FITA Recurve Target - OlympicPerspective view of a 3D model of a FITA Recurve Target (Olympic Target)Perspective view of a 3D model of a FITA Recurve Target (Olympic Target)
7’ | 2.14 m (Inside)
12’ | 3.66 m (Inside)
47.24” | 1.2 m (Minimum)
200 lb | 90 kg (Typical)
Field Hockey Goal
214.000
366.000
120.000
90.000
350
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Field Hockey GoalView of a Field Hockey Goal in 3D available for downloadView of a Field Hockey Goal in 3D available for download
30’ | 9.14 m (Overall)
18.5’ | 5.64 m (Inside)
6.5’ | 1.98 m
Football Field Goal Post - College
914.000
564.000
198.000
10
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Football Field Goal Post - College3D model of a American Football Field Goal Post (College) viewed in perspective3D model of a American Football Field Goal Post (College) viewed in perspective
22’-25’ | 6.7-7.62 m (Overall)
23’4” | 7.11 m (Inside)
1.5’, 6.5’ | .46, 1.98 m
Football Field Goal Post - High School
762.000
711.000
198.000
5
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Football Field Goal Post - High SchoolPerspective view of a 3D model of a American Football Field Goal Post (High School)Perspective view of a 3D model of a American Football Field Goal Post (High School)
45’ | 13.72 m (Overall)
18’6" | 5.64 m (Inside)
6’6" | 1.98 m
Football Field Goal Post - Pro
1372.000
564.000
198.000
600
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Football Field Goal Post - ProView of a American Football Field Goal Post (Professional/NFL) in 3D available for downloadView of a American Football Field Goal Post (Professional/NFL) in 3D available for download
8’ | 2.44 m (Inner Crossbar)
24’ | 7.32 m (Inner Posts)
Football | Soccer Goal
244.000
732.000
15000
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Football | Soccer Goal
4.25” | 108 mm (Diameter)
4”-6” | 101.6-152.4 mm
4 lb | 1.81 kg (Flagstick)
Golf Hole
10.800
15.240
1.810
2500
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Golf HoleView of a Golf Hole (Golf Cup) in 3D available for downloadView of a Golf Hole (Golf Cup) in 3D available for download
6.56’ | 2 m (Inside)
9.84’ | 3 m (Inside)
3.28’ | 1 m
210 lb | 95 kg (Typical)
Handball Goal
200.000
300.000
100.000
95.000
400
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Handball GoalPerspective view of a 3D model of a Handball GoalPerspective view of a 3D model of a Handball Goal
48” | 120 cm (Inside)
72” | 180 cm (Inside)
40” | 100 cm
Ice Hockey Goal
120.000
180.000
100.000
300
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Ice Hockey GoalPerspective view of a 3D model of a Ice Hockey GoalPerspective view of a 3D model of a Ice Hockey Goal
6’ | 182.9 cm (Inside)
6’ | 182.9 cm (Inside)
7’ | 213.4 cm
35-115 lb | 15.9-52.2 kg
Lacrosse Goal
182.900
182.900
213.400
52.200
2000
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Lacrosse GoalPerspective view of a 3D model of a Lacrosse GoalPerspective view of a 3D model of a Lacrosse Goal
10’ | 3.05 m
24’ | 7.3 m (Inside)
1’ | 30.5 cm (Diameter)
18 oz | .51 kg
Polo Goal
305.000
730.000
30.500
0.510
90
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Polo GoalPerspective view of a 3D model of a Polo GoalPerspective view of a 3D model of a Polo Goal
52.5’ | 16 m (Minimum)
18.71’-19.03’ | 5.7-5.8 m (Overall)
Rugby Goal Post
1600.000
580.000
70
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Rugby Goal PostPerspective view of a 3D model of a Rugby Goal PostPerspective view of a 3D model of a Rugby Goal Post
35.43” | 90 cm (Inside)
9.84’ | 3 m (Inside)
44” | 111.8 cm (Net)
85 lb | 38.5 kg (Typical)
Water Polo Goal
90.000
300.000
111.800
38.500
400
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Water Polo Goal3D model of a Water Polo Goal (Floating) viewed in perspective3D model of a Water Polo Goal (Floating) viewed in perspective
Golf Hole | Golf Cup
Dimensioned drawing of a Golf Hole with flagstick and a golfer putting

Golf Holes, or Golf cups, are the ultimate target for hitting the ball into in a game of golf. Located on the golf green, the Golf Cup is cut into the ground and a plastic structure is lowered into the hole to catch the ball after it is successfully made. The Golf Cup is designed with a center hole for holding the flagstick which indicates where the hole is from far away.

Golf Hole (Golf Cups) have a regulated diameter of 4.25” (108 mm) and total depth between 4”-6” (101.6-152.4 mm).

Elevation drawings of a Golf Hole (Golf Cup) showing dimensioned analysis of their size, diameter, and depth
Golf Holes, or Golf cups, are the ultimate target for hitting the ball into in a game of golf. Located on the golf green, the Golf Cup is cut into the ground and a plastic structure is lowered into the hole to catch the ball after it is successfully made. The Golf Cup is made to hold the flagstick.

Golf Hole (Golf Cups) have a regulated diameter of 4.25” (108 mm) and total depth between 4”-6” (101.6-152.4 mm).

Elevation drawings of a Golf Hole (Golf Cup) showing dimensioned analysis of their size, diameter, and depth
Golf Hole | Golf Cup
Height:
Width:
4.25” | 108 mm (Diameter)
Length:
Depth:
4”-6” | 101.6-152.4 mm
Weight:
4 lb | 1.81 kg (Flagstick)
Area:

Flagstick Total Height: 7’ | 2.13 m

Flagstick Diameter: .75” | 1.9 cm

Flag Size: 20”x14” | 50.8 x 35.6 cm
Materials: Aluminum, plastic cup; fiberglass flagstick; polyester fabric flag

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Golf Hole (Golf Cup) side section, top, side elevation (golfer)

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American Football Field Goal Post - College (NCAA)
Scaled comparison drawings of the American Football Field Goal Post (NCAA) and other Field Goal Posts

A College Field Goal Post is the target structure in a College Football Field where goals are scored. A College Football Field has 2 goal posts situated at the center of each end line. A College Field Goal Post has the same width, but less height than a Professional Field Goal Post. A typical College Field Goal Post has a slingshot shape and consists of an elevated crossbar with a vertical upright at each end. The base post of a College Field Goal Post should have padding to protect Football players. College Field Goal Posts can have a yellow or white finish.

College (NCAA) Football Field Goal Posts have a top of crossbar height of 10’ (3.05 m) and inside width of 18.5’ (5.64 m). The overall height of a College field goal post is 30’ (9.14 m) with a typical depth of 6.5’ (1.98 m). The diameter of the posts is between 4”-6.5” (10.2-16.5 cm) and the lower post is protected by 6’ (1.83 m) of high impact padding.

Measured illustrations of a American Football Field Goal Post (College) dimensioned with overall width, height, and depth
A College Field Goal Post is the target structure in a College Football Field where goals are scored. A College Football Field has 2 goal posts situated at the center of each end line. A College Field Goal Post has the same width, but less height than a Professional Field Goal Post.

College (NCAA) Football Field Goal Posts have a top of crossbar height of 10’ (3.05 m) and inside width of 18.5’ (5.64 m). The overall height of a College field goal post is 30’ (9.14 m) with a typical depth of 6.5’ (1.98 m). The diameter of the posts is between 4”-6.5” (10.2-16.5 cm) and the lower post is protected by 6’ (1.83 m) of high impact padding.

Measured illustrations of a American Football Field Goal Post (College) dimensioned with overall width, height, and depth
American Football Field Goal Post - College (NCAA)
Height:
30’ | 9.14 m (Overall)
Width:
18.5’ | 5.64 m (Inside)
Length:
Depth:
6.5’ | 1.98 m
Weight:
Area:

Crossbar Height: 10’ | 3.05 m (Top)
Post Diameter: 4”-6.5” | 10.2-16.5 cm
Upright Height: 20’ | 6.1 m (From Crossbar)

Padding Height: 6’ | 1.83 m

Flag Size: 4” x 42” | 10.2 x 1.07 m
Materials: Structural aluminum tubing; high impact foam padding with vinyl cover

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Drawings include:
American Football Field Goal Post (College/NCAA) front elevation, side, plan

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Ice Hockey Goal
Front elevation drawing of an Ice Hockey goal with hockey goalie and dimensions

Ice Hockey Goals are placed on each end of the Ice Hockey Rink and are used for scoring points in a game of Ice Hockey. To score a goal, the entire hockey puck must cross the goal that is being defended by the goalie (goaltender). Ice Hock Goals are constructed of bent tubed steel and a net to catch any made shot.

For professional ice hockey, the opening of the goal is 72” (180 cm) wide, 48” (120 cm) high, and has a depth of 40” (100 cm). This opening is held rigid by a metal tube frame that is roughly 2” (5 cm) in diameter and is enclosed by mesh net with an opening size of 1 5/8” (4.1 cm). The base of the goal is rounded with 18" (45.7 cm) radii and an overall width of 88” (223.5 cm).

Collection of dimensioned drawings of the Ice Hockey Goal showing width, height, and depth
Ice Hockey Goals are placed on each end of the Ice Hockey Rink and are used for scoring points in a game of Ice Hockey. To score a goal, the entire hockey puck must cross the goal that is being defended by the goalie (goaltender). Ice Hock Goals are constructed of bent tubed steel and a net.

For professional ice hockey, the opening of the goal is 72” (180 cm) wide, 48” (120 cm) high, and has a depth of 40” (100 cm). This opening is held rigid by a metal tube frame that is roughly 2” (5 cm) in diameter and is enclosed by mesh net with an opening size of 1 5/8” (4.1 cm). The base of the goal is rounded with 18" (45.7 cm) radii and an overall width of 88” (223.5 cm).

Collection of dimensioned drawings of the Ice Hockey Goal showing width, height, and depth
Ice Hockey Goal
Height:
48” | 120 cm (Inside)
Width:
72” | 180 cm (Inside)
Length:
Depth:
40” | 100 cm
Weight:
Area:

Overall Width: 88” | 223.5 cm
Side Radius:
18” | 45.7 cm
Net Mesh Size:
1.625” | 4.1 cm
Posts (Diameter):
2” | 5 cm
Materials:
Metal frame, cloth net mesh

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Drawings include:
Ice hockey goal front elevation, elevation (goalie), side, top

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FITA Compound Target
Scaled illustration of a FITA Compound Target with a person and Olympic Target for size

A FITA Compound Target is used within archery for competition or practice. FITA stands for Fédération Internationale de Tir à l'Arc, the organization who controls the sport of archery. As the name implies, the FITA Compound Target is sized for the use of compound bows.

There are different sizes of FITA targets and each is marked with 10 evenly spaced rings emerging from the center. Each ring has a score value that ranges from 1 to 10. The coloring of a FITA target changes in accordance with the rings. Ring 1 and 2 are white, ring 3 and 4 are black, and ring 5 and 6 are blue. Ring 7 and 8 are red, and ring 9 and 10 are yellow.

FITA Compound Targets have an overall diameter of 31.5” (80 cm) and depth in the range of 8”-10” (20.3-25.4 cm). Each consecutive ring of a FITA Compound Target increases by a radius of 3.15" (8 cm). FITA Compound Targets should be angled 10°-15° from vertical.

Measured illustration of a FITA Compound Target dimensioned with overall diameter and depth
A FITA Compound Target is used within archery for competition or practice. FITA stands for Fédération Internationale de Tir à l'Arc, the organization who controls the sport of archery. As the name implies, the FITA Compound Target is sized for the use of compound bows.

FITA Compound Targets have an overall diameter of 31.5” (80 cm) and depth in the range of 8”-10” (20.3-25.4 cm). Each consecutive ring of a FITA Compound Target increases by a radius of 3.15" (8 cm). FITA Compound Targets should be angled 10°-15° from vertical.

Measured illustration of a FITA Compound Target dimensioned with overall diameter and depth
FITA Compound Target
Height:
Width:
31.5” | 80 cm (Diameter)
Length:
Depth:
8”-10” | 20.3-25.4 cm (Block)
Weight:
Area:

Rings: 3.15” | 8 cm radius increases

Center Height: 51.2” | 130 cm

Target Angle: 10°-15° from vertical
Materials: Paper, vinyl, or plastic target face; bale, foam, woven polypropylene block targets

Drawings include:
FITA Compound Target front elevation, side

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American Football Field Goal Post - High School
Scaled illustration of an American Football Field Goal Post (High School) compared to other Field Goal Posts

A High School Field Goal Post is the goal structure in High School Football Field where field goals are scored by players. The standard High School Field Goal Post is wider, but less tall than the Professional and College Field Goal Posts. It is placed at the center of each end line on a Football field. A High School Field Goal Post can be in the shape of an H or slingshot. The H-shape High School Field Goal Post has 2 supports instead of 1 for its crossbar. This type of goal post is made from steel or aluminum and has a yellow or white finish.

High School American Football Field Goal Posts have a crossbar height 10’ (3.05 m) and inside width of 23’4” (7.11 m). The overall height of a High School Field Goal varies between 22’-25’ (6.7-7.62 m) with a typical depth of 1.5’ or 6.5’ (.46, 1.98 m) depending on the style of post.

Elevation drawings of American Football Field Goal Posts (High School) showing dimensions of their height, width and depth
A High School Field Goal Post is the goal structure in High School Football Field where field goals are scored by players. The standard High School Field Goal Post is wider, but less tall than the Professional and College Field Goal Posts. It is placed at the center of each end line on the field.

High School American Football Field Goal Posts have a crossbar height 10’ (3.05 m) and inside width of 23’4” (7.11 m). The overall height of a High School Field Goal varies between 22’-25’ (6.7-7.62 m) with a typical depth of 1.5’ or 6.5’ (.46, 1.98 m) depending on the style of post.

Elevation drawings of American Football Field Goal Posts (High School) showing dimensions of their height, width and depth
American Football Field Goal Post - High School
Height:
22’-25’ | 6.7-7.62 m (Overall)
Width:
23’4” | 7.11 m (Inside)
Length:
Depth:
1.5’, 6.5’ | .46, 1.98 m
Weight:
Area:

Crossbar Height: 10’ | 3.05 m (Top)

Post Diameter: 4”-6.5” | 10.2-16.5 cm

Upright Height: 12’-15’ | 3.66-4.57 m (From Crossbar)

Padding Height: 6’ | 1.83 m
Flag Size: 4” x 42” | 10.2 x 1.07 m

Materials: Structural aluminum tubing; high impact foam padding with vinyl cover

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Drawings include:
American Football Field Goal Post (High School) front elevation, side, plan

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