Handball Goals have a regulated inside width of 9.84’ (3 m), inner height of 6.56’ (2 m), and depth of 3.28’ (1 m). The weight of a Handball Goal is typically 210 lb (95 kg). A Handball Goal is kept at both ends of a Handball Court and are required to play Handball.
The handball regulation goal size is a six metre (19' 8") D-shaped zone. It is part of the standard handball court markings. Two quarter-circles (radius 6 metres) and a short straight line will join them all together. The internal measurement is two (2) metres (6.56 feet) from the floor to the underside of the top bar.
It is 3 meters (3.2 yards) wide and 2 meters (2.2 yards) tall, bolted to the wall or to the floor. It is 2 meters (2.2 yards) deep from the goal line to the outside. Goal posts: The goal posts and crossbar are made of aluminum or wood, 8 centimeters (3 inches) wide in cross-section.
Handball is played on a court 40 by 20 metres (131 ft 3 in × 65 ft 7 in), with a goal in the centre of each end. The goals are surrounded by a near-semicircular area, called the zone or the crease, defined by a line six meters from the goal. A dashed near-semicircular line nine metres from the goal marks the free-throw line.
The playing court. Handball is played in a sports hall on a 40m (131’ 3”) x 20m (65’ 7”) court. The length may be shortened when space is limited, but England Handball can provide guidance on this. The goal area line, or 6-metre line (19’ 8”), is the most important line.
A goal is placed in the centre of each outer goal line. The goals must be firmly attached to the floor or to the walls behind them. The goals are 2m high and 3m wide. The goalposts are joined by a horizontal crossbar. The rear side of the goalposts are in line with the rear edge of the goal line.
The Handball Court Lines. All lines on the court are fully part of the area that they enclose. The goal lines shall be 8cm wide between the goalposts, whereas all other lines shall be 5cm wide. Lines between two adjacent areas may be replaced with a difference in colors between the adjacent areas of the floor.
1:4 In front of each goal there is a goal area (see diagram 5, page 100). The goal area is defined by the goal-area line (6-metre line), which is drawn as follows: a) a 3 metres long line directly in front of the goal; this line is parallel to the goal line and 6 metres away from it (measured from the rear edge of the goal line to the front edge