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 eight teams to attend the Archery GB Midsummer Team Tournament 2018
 YAA teams for National Midsummer Team Tournament 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 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 entry form

2017 results

2017 photos
YAA Senior & Junior Championships 3 June 2018 2018 entry form

2017 results
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

This site

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Latest news

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

8 May 2018: Joe Fairburn put in a barnstorming performance at the first leg of the National Tour:
 Success for Joe at National Tour 1st leg

The YAA is proposing to run a County Coach course in 2018-19:
 County Coach Course 2018-2019

Three Level 1 Coach-training courses have been booked for 2018:
 Level 1 Coach Courses 2018

A Level 1 Coach-training course will be starting in Keighley in September:
 Level 1 course in Keighley

2 May 2018: YAA juniors are invited to attend Arrowhawks sessions in York this summer:
 Arrowhawks outdoor training sessions summer 2018

28 April 2018: The Archery GB subscription fees will increase for 2018-2019:
 Archery GB fees to increase

Chantry Bowmen will host the Audrey Lawrence Double Worcester on the 2nd of December:
 Chantry Bowmen Audrey Lawrence Memorial Double Worcester

19 April 2018: The results of the YAA Clout Weekend have been published:
 YAA Senior & Junior Metric Clout Championships 2018 results
 YAA Senior & Junior Imperial Clout Championships 2018 results

Our Clout Officer has provided a report of the Clout Weekend:
 Yorkshire Clout weekend 2018

YAA archers are invited to submit scores for selection to one of the eight YAA teams which will attend the Archery GB Midsummer Team Tournament 2018:
 YAA teams for National Midsummer Team Tournament 2018

1 April 2018: Abbeydale Archers regret to announce that they have had to cancel the Longbow Shoot scheduled for the 7th of April:
 Abbeydale Longbow cancelled

Phoenix Bowmen will hold their Windsor shoot on the 10th of June:
 Phoenix Bowmen Windsor Tournament 2018

27 March 2018: The citations recommending Jane Jones, Mary Hannan and Brian Hannan for the Yorkshire Award have been added to the site:
 Yorkshire Awards in March 2018

Cobra Archers of Goole will be starting beginners courses in May and June:
 Cobra Archers beginners course

White Rose Archers have published the results of Saturday's Crazy National:
 White Rose Archers Crazy National 2018 results

24 March 2018: Jane Jones, Mary Hannan and Brian Hannan have received the Yorkshire Award:
 Yorkshire Awards in March 2018

Danny Cameron of Thirsk Bowmen is the new Regional Coaching Officer:
 Danny Cameron, new RCO

The NCAS Clout Weekend will take place on the 1st and 2nd of September:
 NCAS Clout Weekend

18 March 2018: Pam Snow has passed away:
 Pam Snow

The YAA committee has changed - Gwen Smith is now the Treasurer and Karen Hunt is now the Judges Liaison Officer:
 YAA Committee

Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes have published the results of yesterday's ABBA Dabba Doo:
 ABBA Dabba Doo Longbow Western 2018 awards
 ABBA Dabba Doo Longbow Western 2018 scores

The York WA Weekend will be held on the 25th, 26th and 27th of August:
 York AS WRS Double WA1440
 York AS WRS WA720

Chantry Bowmen will hold their Great Western for longbows on the 13th of October:
 Chantry Bowmen Great Western

14 March 2018: The results of the YAA Indoor Championships are now available:
 YAA Indoor Championships 2018 results

The Bowmen of Adel will turn 70 this year:
 Bowmen of Adel 70th birthday

Abbeydale Archers and the Bowmen of Adel will each be holding six sets of beginners courses in 2018:
 Abbeydale and Adel beginners course

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