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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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 events

YAA Annual General Meeting 10 March 2018
YAA Indoor Championships 11 March 2018 2018 results
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
2018 photos
YAA WA1440 and Double WA720/WA50 30 June & 1 July 2018 2018 entry form

2017 results
YAA Longbow Championships 4 August 2018 2018 entry form

2017 results
5 Counties Juniors Match 6 October 2018 2017 individual results
2017 team results

2017 report

2017 photos
5 Counties Seniors Match 7 October 2018 2017 individual results
2017 team results

2017 report

2017 photos
YAA Field Championships TBA 2017 results

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Latest news

17 June 2018: The National Clout Championships will be hosted by Bronte Archers on the 20th of October:
 The National Clout Championships 2018

13 June 2018: A gallery of photos from the YAA Championships has been added to the site:
 YAA Championships 2018 photos

The Wakefield Archers will hold the Pomfret 60 on the 2nd of September:
 The Pomfret 60, hosted by The Wakefield Archerst

10 June 2018: The YAA teams for the National County Teams tournament have been announced:
 National County Teams squad

6 June 2018: The results of the weekend's Wetherby shoots have been published:
 The Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day 2018 results
 YAA Annual County Championship and Open 2018 results

White Rose Archers' Autumn Shoot will take place on the 6th of October:
 White Rose Archers 24th Autumn Shoot

5 June 2018: Helen Woodcock has been awarded the Yorkshire Sword:
 Helen Woodcock receives the Yorkshire Sword

Izzy and Adam Carpenter have been selected for the GB team which will compete in the European Youth Championships 2018:
 Adam and Izzy selected for GB

The revised Rules of Shooting came into force at the start of April, notably Rule 306 which concerns scoring. The Judging Team has produced advice on what this means to archers:
 Rule 306

The latest YAA newsletter has been published (a month late - apologies):
 Summer 2018 YAA Newsletter
Please note that news from the Wetherby weekend has been held over to the next issue, so we've got summat to put in it.

York Archers Society will hold their Double York/Hereford/Bristols on the 16th and 17th of June:
 York Archers Society Record Status Double York/Hereford/Bristols
Spaces are still available at this shoot - please contact York AS as soon as possible. York AS are happy to accommodate people who just want to shoot for one of the two days.

Phoenix Bowmen regret to announce the cancellation of their Windsor shoot, scheduled for the 10th of June 2018, owing to lack of entries received.

31 May 2018: Megan Tinker and Joe Fairburn have won national titles at the British Field Championships:
 Meg and Joe triumph at British Field Championships

An Avalon Tec-X stabiliser set has been added to the Small ads page:
 Avalon Tec-X stabiliser set (no v-bar)

Archers of East Riding have released the results of their recent Double Clout Weekend:
 Archers of East Riding Double GNAS Clout 2018 results
 Archers of East Riding Double WA Clout 2018 results

26 May 2018: The YAA needs help at the upcoming Wetherby weekends:
 Help needed for YAA shoots

Julie Coates has joined the YAA Judging Team:
 Welcoming Julie Coates

Yorkshire urgently needs more judges:
 Judges needed

Sadly St George's Archery Club has had to cancel its Bill Spencer Memorial Open Western, scheduled for the 17th of June 2018, owing to lack of entries received.

Selby Archery Club has published the results of its Open Westerns:
 Selby Archery Club Open Westerns 2018 results

Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes will hold their indoor shoot on the 4th of November:
 Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes Indoor Portsmouth

17 May 2018: Coaching Week is coming - a week-long celebration of great coaching across the nation:
 Coaching Week

NFP Archery will be running a Level 1 Coach training course in Linthwaite this autumn:
 Level 1 course in Linthwaite

The Bowmen of Adel will hold their End of Season Westerns on the 2nd of September:
 Bowmen of Adel End of Season Open Tournament

13 May 2018: The YAA is selling off ten used bosses to affiliated clubs:
 Sale of used YAA bosses

Adam Carpenter has broken the national junior record for the 50m compound round:
 Adam breaks national record

Sarah Dickinson has become a Regional Judge:
 Sarah Dickinson - Regional Judge

Bronte Archers have released the results of their Spring Weekend shoot:
 Bronte Archers Spring Weekend Tournament 2018 results

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