Archery in Yorkshire
The purpose of the Yorkshire Archery Association is to promote and support the sport of archery in Yorkshire.
The YAA is the county affiliation body for clubs in Yorkshire.
The YAA represents Yorkshire's archers at the regional and national levels.
The YAA is affiliated to the Northern Counties Archery Society and the Grand National Archery Society (Archery GB).
The YAA has the largest number of affiliated clubs of any English county organisation.
The YAA organises several tournaments each year including the indoor and outdoor county championships.
The YAA selects and manages the Yorkshire county teams.
The YAA maintains records of the highest scores achieved in the various disciplines of archery practised in the county.
The YAA presents awards in recognition of service to archers and clubs in Yorkshire.
Welcome to the website of the Yorkshire Archery Association.
Nominations are now being invited for the award of the Yorkshire Sword.
The Yorkshire Sword is awarded annually to the YAA-affiliated archer who, in the opinion of the Clubs and Committee Members of the Association, has made the greatest service to archery in Yorkshire in the course of a specific year - 2018 in this case.
Please consider making a nomination for service performed during 2018.
All nominations must include a citation and must be received in writing by the County Secretary no later than the 31st of December 2018.
Arrowhawks Archery Academy has been launched to provide national talent development and academy programmes to Yorkshire
Danage timing equipment
The YAA's new Danage timing system is available for use by YAA clubs:
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|YAA Annual General Meeting||10 March 2018|
|YAA Indoor Championships||11 March 2018||2019 entry form
|YAA Clout Weekend||14 & 15 April 2018||2018 metric results
2018 Imperial results
|Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day
(Single WA1440 Star and Metrics)
|2 June 2018||2018 results|
|YAA Senior & Junior Championships||3 June 2018||2018 results
|YAA WA1440||30 June 2018||WA1440 2018 results|
|Double WA720/WA50||1 July 2018||Double WA720 2018 results|
|YAA Longbow Championships||4 August 2018||2018 results|
|5 Counties Juniors Match||6 October 2018||2018 report|
|5 Counties Seniors Match||7 October 2018||2018 report|
|YAA Field Championships||28 October 2018||2018 results
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4 December 2018: The YAA Indoor Championships will be held in Wakefield on the 10th of March:
YAA Annual County Indoor Championships & Open Meeting 2018
Gareth Beeby has qualified as a Continental Judge:
Gareth Beeby - Continental Judge
Chantry Bowmen have issued the results of Audrey Lawrence Double Worcester:
Chantry Bowmen Double Worcester 2018 results
29 November 2018: Chantry Bowmen have published the results of the D&DAA Indoor Championships:
Chantry Bowmen (formerly D&DAA) Indoor Championships 2018 results
The entry form for Savile Bowmen's Double Portsmouth is now available:
Savile Bowmen 27th Indoor Tournament
25 November 2018: Nova Bowmen are relocating:
Nova Bowmen are moving to East Bierley
A contingent of Yorkshire Archers took part in the Kings of Archery Series in the Netherlands:
Yorkshire Archers attend Kings of Archery Series: JVD Open
Savile Bowmen will hold their Double Portsmouth on the 3rd of February:
Savile Bowmen 27th Indoor Tournament
13 November 2018: A gallery of photos from the YAA Field Championships has been added:
YAA Field Championships 2018
Photos from the Archery GB Key Event, which was held at Barnsley, have been added:
Archery GB Key Event 2018
Photos from the Barnsley WA 720 and Head to Head have been added:
Barnsley Archery Club WA 720 and Head to Head
York Archers Society have published the results of their Double Portsmouth:
York Archers Society Double Portsmouth 2018 results
11 November 2018: Nominations are invited for the Yorkshire Sword, which will be presented to the YAA-affiliated archer who is considered to have performed the greatest service to archery in Yorkshire in 2018:
The Yorkshire Sword
Congratulations to Jayne Motson and Mark Franklin on their marriage:
Mr and Mrs Franklin
Sarah Wilson and Dave Shaw are the latest recipients of the Yorkshire Award:
Yorkshire Award for Sarah and Dave
Arrowhawks Archery Academy junior members have made a flying start to the indoor season:
Arrowhawks at Brid Indoor
The NCAS will be running its Junior Postal League this winter:
NCAS Junior Postal League 2018-19
10 November 2018: Kieran Dexter has qualified as a National Judge:
Kieran Dexter - National Judge
White Rose Archers will hold their Crazy National on the 23rd of March:
White Rose Archers Crazy National
Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes have published the results of their indoor shoot:
ABBA Indoor Tournament 2018 results
Chantry Bowmen's Audrey Lawrence Double Worcester is now full and a waiting list applies.
3 November 2018: Barnsley Archery Club will hold their Eliminator shoot on the 16th of December:
Barnsley Archery Club Eliminator
31 October 2018: The results of the YAA Field Championships 2018 have been published:
Dearne Valley Combined Field including YAA Field Championships 2018 results
De Notton Bowers will be holding a Hereford competition for longbows on the 16th of June:
De Notton Bowers Hereford Longbow Competition
28 October 2018: York Archers Society have issued the results of their October Clout:
York Archers Society October Clout 2018 results
24 October 2018: The county records have been updated with 14 new achievements:
New YAA records
First Point Archery will be hosting a compound day with Martin Holtby in Keighley on the 2nd of December:
Compound day with Martin Holtby
The results of the National Clout Championships are now available:
National Clout Championships 2018 results
Chantry Bowmen have issued the results of their Great Western:
Chantry Bowmen Great Western Tournament 2018 results
20 October 2018: Yorkshire's teams did extremely well at the Junior and Senior Inter Counties matches:
Inter Counties report 2018