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.


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Midsummer teams support

The YAA is offering to support up to six teams to attend the Archery GB Midsummer Team Tournament 2017
 YAA teams for National Midsummer Team Tournament 2017

Danage timing equipment

The YAA's new Danage timing system is available for use by YAA clubs:

Notifications of updates

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YAA Tournaments

YAA Indoor Championships 12 March 2017 2017 results
YAA Clout Weekend 15 & 16 April 2017 2017 metric results
2017 Imperial results
Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day
(Single WA1440 Star and Metrics)
3 June 2017 2017 results

2017 photos
YAA Senior & Junior Championships 4 June 2017 2017 results
YAA Double WA1440 1 & 2 July 2017 2017 entry form
2017 Target list

2016 results
YAA Longbow Championships 5 August 2017 2017 entry form

2016 results
5 Counties Juniors Match 30 September 2017 2016 results

2016 report

2016 photos
5 Counties Seniors Match 1 October 2017 2016 Teams results

2016 Individual results

2016 report

2016 photos
YAA Field Championships TBA 2016 results

This site

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Latest news

26 June 2017: A document is now available which explains the affiliation costs for the 2017-18 subscription year:
 YAA and NCAS affiliation fees 2017-2018

22 June 2017: The target list for the NCAS/YAA Double WA1440 is now available:
 NCAS Yorkshire Open Double WA1440 Star 2017 target list (PDF)

York Archers Society have issued the results of their Double York:
 York Archers Society double York/Hereford 2017 results

16 June 2017: Izzy and Adam Carpenter will represent GB in Croatia:
 Izzy and Adam selected for European Youth Cup Stage 2

9 June 2017: The Yorkshire team for the National County Team Event 2017 has been selected:
 Team for National County Team Event

Archers of East Riding have published the results of their Clout Weekend:
 Archers of East Riding Double GNAS Clout 2017 results
 Archers of East Riding Double WA Clout 2017 results

7 June 2017: The results of the YAA Weekend are now available:
 The Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day 2017 results
 YAA Annual County Championship and Open 2017 results

A gallery of photos from the Lez Newsome shoot has been added to the site:
 Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day 2017 photos

Gareth Beeby has been presented with the Yorkshire Sword:
 Gareth Beeby receives the Yorkshire Sword

The Bowmen of Adel invite clubs to advertise their beginners' courses to Big Weekend participants:
 Adel's Big Weekendd

1 June 2017: Joe Fairburn has become British U18 Field Champion:
 Joe is British Field Champion

Yorkshire juniors performed brilliantly at the Archery GB Key Event 3:
 Archery GB Key Event 3

St George's Archery Club regret to announce the cancellation of their Open Westerns shoot:
 St George's AC Open Western cancelled

Panda Bowmen will hold their Crecy Shoot for longbows and barebows on the 22nd of July:
 Panda Bowmen Crecy Shoot

The first Archery GB Disability Championships will be held at Lilleshall in August:
 Archery GB Disability Championships

28 May 2017: The latest YAA newsletter is now available:
 Summer 2017 YAA Newsletter

25 May 2017: The YAA needs volunteers to help out at the upcoming Wetherby weekends:
 Help needed for YAA shoots

Selby Archery Club have published the results of their Westerns shoot:
 Selby Archery Club Open Westerns 2017 results

20 May 2017: The Ascham Silver Arrow will be held on the 9th of September:
 The Ascham Silver Arrow Tournament

Barnsley Archery Club have published the entry forms for their September shoots:
 Barnsley Archery Club 30th Albion and 28th Longbow (23rd September)
 Barnsley Archery Club WRS double WA720 (24th September)

15 May 2017: Joe Fairburn and Megan Tinker have beaten the adults at the Daventry field shoot:
 Megan and Joe win at Daventry

13 May 2017: YAA Coaching will be running a Level 1 Coach training course for younger people:
 Level 1 Coach Course for 15-25s

The British Transplant Games will be held on the 27th of July - volunteers and equipment are needed, please:
 Level 1 Coach Course for 15-25s

Chantry Bowmen have issued the results of their Longbow tournament:
 Chantry Longbow 2017 results

9 May 2017: Bronte Archers have published the results of their Spring Weekend shoots:
 Bronte Archers Spring Weekend Tournament 2017 results

29 April 2017: The results of the St George Longbow Shoot have been released:
 The St George Longbow Tournament 2017 results

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