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Backline

back*line

What Is The Definition Of Backline In Curling?

1. The backline is the line at the backside of the house, or scoring circle, at the end of the sheet. The backline touches the back of the 12-foot circle and is parallel to the tee and hog-lines. The tee line and backline are positioned 6 feet apart.

What Happens If A Curling Stone Crosses the Backline?

If a stone crosses the backline, it is removed from play.

Example Of How Backline Is Used In Commentary

1. Unfortunately, Canada’s first throw crosses the backline and will be ineligible for scoring.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Curling

Abbreviated As: 

1. Back

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