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 Archery GB (the Grand National Archery Society).
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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The Yorkshire Sword

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 - 2019 in this case.

Please consider making a nomination for service performed during 2019.

All nominations must include a citation and must be received in writing by the County Secretary no later than the 31st of December 2019.

 Yorkshire Sword 2019 nomination form (Word document)


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 9 March 2019 2019 details
YAA Indoor Championships 8 March 2020 2020 entry form

2019 results
YAA Clout Weekend 20 & 21 April 2019 2019 metric results
2019 Imperial results
Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day
(Single WA1440 Star and Metrics)
1 June 2019 2019 results
YAA Senior & Junior Championships 2 June 2019 2019 results
YAA WA1440 6 July 2019 WA1440 2019 results
Double WA720/WA50 7 July 2019 Double WA720 2019 results
YAA Longbow Championships 3 August 2019 2019 awards
2019 results
5 Counties Juniors Match 5 October 2019 2019 teams

2018 report
5 Counties Seniors Match 6 October 2019 2019 teams

2018 report
YAA Field Championships 27 October 2019 2019 results

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Latest news

8 December 2020: Barnsley Archery Club have issued the results of their September shoots:
 Barnsley AC Albion, Windsors and Longbow 2019 results
 Barnsley AC WRS Double WA720 2019 results

6 December 2020: Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes will hold their ABBA Dabba Doo shoot on the 14th of March:
 ABBA 9th ABBA Dabba Do Longbow Shoot

Chantry Bowmen have published the results of the Audrey Lawrence Double Worcester:
 Chantry Bowmen Double Worcester 2019 results

1 December 2019: Sheila Hudson has won the Ladies Longbow gold at the National Indoor Championships:
 Sheila retains national indoor title

Arrowhawks Academy archers have achieved great successes at this weekend's Junior National Indoor Championships:
 Successes for Arrowhawks Archery Academy archers at JNIC

30 November 2019: Rosie Elliott and Will Thompson have done well at todays's Junior National Indoor Championships:
 Great performances at JNIC 2019

St George's AC has rescheduled the Bill Spencer Open Western to the 14th of June:
 St George's Archery Club Bill Spencer Open Western

Archers of East Riding will hold their Clout Weekend on the 23rd and 24th of May:
 Archers of East Riding 11th Double Clout Weekend

York Archers Society have issued the results of their Double Portsmouth:
 York Archers Society Double Portsmouth 2019 results

Chantry Bowmen have published the results of the D&DAA Indoor Championships:
 Chantry Bowmen (formerly D&DAA) Indoor Championships 2019 results

24 November 2019: The YAA Indoor Championships will be held in Wakefield on the 8th of March:
 YAA Annual County Indoor Championships & Open Meeting 2020

21 November 2019: A right-handed Timber Creek Viper II flatbow has been added to the Small ads page:
 Timber Creek Viper II flatbow (RH)

17 November 2019: Wharfe Valley Archers will hold a two-day WA field shoot, incorporating the English FIeld Championships, on the 20th and 21st of June:
 Wharfe Valley Archers Midsummer Field Shoot

16 November 2019: The county records have been updated with 101 new achievements:
 New YAA records

14 November 2019: Savile Bowmen will hold their Double Portsmouth on the 2nd of February:
 Savile Bowmen 28th Indoor Tournament

11 November 2019: The NCAS will be running its Junior Postal League this winter:
 NCAS Junior Postal League 2019-20

6 November 2019: Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes have issued the results of Sunday's indoor tournament:
 ABBA Indoor Tournament 2019 results

4 November 2019: The YAA will be running its Juniors Indoor Postal League this winter:
 YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League 2019-2020

A Hoyt Matrix riser, an SF Premium riser and several other items of recurve equipment have been added to the Small ads page:
 Hoyt Matrix (RH), SF Premium (RH) and other recurve gear

White Rose Archers will hold their Crazy National on the 21st of March:
 White Rose Archers Crazy National

Pennine Archers have published the results of their Hallowe'en Zombie shoot:
 Pennine Archers Hallowe'en Zombie Shoot 2019 results

30 October 2019: Bronte Archers have issued the entry forms for their two-day shoots:
 Bronte Archers Spring Weekend Tournaments (9th & 10th May)
 Bronte Archers NCAS WRS Double WA1440 (11th & 12th July)

28 October 2019: Paul Dean has become Yorkshire's latest County Judge:
 Paul Dean - County Judge

The results of the Joyce Kiddy Memorial Shoot, incorporating the YAA Field Championships, have been published:
 Dearne Valley Joyce Kiddy Memorial Shoot incorporating YAA Field Championships 2019 results

23 October 2019: 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 2019:
 The Yorkshire Sword

Chantry Bowmen have issued the results of their Great Western:
 Chantry Bowmen Great Western Tournament 2019 awards
 Chantry Bowmen Great Western Tournament 2019 results

17 October 2019: York Archers Society will hold their Double Worcester shoot on the 29th of December:
 York Archers Society Double Worcester

York Archers Society will hold their Yorkshire Combined shoot on the 23rd of February:
 York Archers Society Yorkshire Combined Tournament

14 October 2019: York Archers Society have published the results of their October Clout:
 York Archers Society October Clout 2019 results

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