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.
The record claim forms have had an incorrect address for Andrew Neal for some time. If you have submitted record claims to firstname.lastname@example.org then please re-submit them to email@example.com.
The YAA Annual General Meeting 2019 will be held in Barnsley on the 9th of March:
69th AGM of the YAA
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||9 March 2019||2019 details|
|YAA Indoor Championships||10 March 2019||2019 entry form
|YAA Clout Weekend||20 & 21 April 2019||2019 entry form
2018 metric results
2018 Imperial results
|Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day
(Single WA1440 Star and Metrics)
|1 June 2019||2019 entry form
|YAA Senior & Junior Championships||2 June 2019||2019 entry form
|YAA WA1440||6 July 2019||2019 entry form
WA1440 2018 results
|Double WA720/WA50||7 July 2019||2019 entry form
Double WA720 2018 results
|YAA Longbow Championships||3 August 2019||2019 entry form
|5 Counties Juniors Match||5 October 2019||2018 report|
|5 Counties Seniors Match||6 October 2019||2018 report|
|YAA Field Championships||TBA||2018 results
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14 February 2019: The January results of the YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League are now available:
YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League, January results
The Bowmen of Adel will be running six beginners courses in 2019:
Beginning: Bowmen of Adel
Pennine Archers will be running a beginners courses on Sunday mornings in March:
Beginning: Pennine Archers
12 February 2019: The 69th Annual General Meeting of the YAA will be held in Barnsley on the 9th of March:
69th AGM of the YAA
Pennine Archers will be holding an open session for archers on the Archery GB National Talent Development Program on Saturday 2 March:
National Talent Development Pathway at Pennine Archers
The YAA has decided not to sell off any used bosses this year since it will not be ordering any new ones. Sales of used bosses are expected to resume in 2020.
The afternoon session of the YAA Indoor Championships is now full except for two 3-spot places. Still plenty of space in the morning session:
YAA Indoor Championships & Open Meeting 2019
York Archers Society have issued the target list for the Yorkshire Combined:
York AS Yorkshire Combined target list (PDF)
3 February 2019: A Level 2 Coach training course will be held in Keighley from May:
Level 2 Coach training course in Keighley
Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes will hold their ABBA Dabba Doo shoot on the 16th of March:
ABBA 8th ABBA Dabba Do Longbow Shoot
The Pomfret 60 has returned to the grounds of Pontefract Castle, and will be held on the 31st of August:
The Pomfret 60, hosted by The Wakefield Archers
The Wakefield Albion will take place on the 21st of July:
The Wakefield Archers Albion and Windsors
Chantry Bowmen will hold their Record Status American on the 10th of August:
Chantry Bowmen of Rotherham American/Rotherham/Phoenix
York Archers Society will hold their Double York/Hereford/Bristols on the 15th and 16th of June:
York Archers Society Record Status Double York/Hereford/Bristols
Burton Constable Company of Bowmen have issued the entry forms for three shoots:
BCCB Medieval Longbow Fun Shoot (9th June)
BCCB Junior Competition and Fun Shoot (7th July)
BCCB East Riding of Yorkshire Archery Championship (4th August)
26 January 2019: The December results of the YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League are now available:
YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League, December results
Thirsk Bowmen will hold their Double WA720 Weekend on the 27th and 28th of April:
Thirsk Bowmen Double WA720 Weekend 2019
16 January 2019: Dearne Valley Archery Club have announced that their Double Portsmouth shoot, scheduled for the 27th of January, has been cancelled owing to circumstances beyond their control.
The Grand Northern Archery Meeting will be held in Cheshire on the 20th and 21st of July:
The Grand Northern Archery Meeting
The NCAS Clout Weekend will be held in York on the 7th and 8th of September:
NCAS Clout Weekend
12 January 2019: The YAA Longbow Championships will be held on the 3rd of August:
YAA 33rd Longbow Championships and Open Meeting
York Archers Society will hold their Spring Clout on the 14th of April:
York Archers Society Spring Clout Tournament
Abbeydale Archers have published the entry forms for their outdoor shoots:
Abbeydale Archers Grand National Open Pie and Pea/Beans Shoot (6 April)
Abbeydale Archers Open Potato Shoot (15 September)
Selby Archers Society will hold their Open Westerns on the 19th of May:
Selby Archery Club 42nd Annual Open Westerns Tournament
Harvester Archers will be running beginners courses in February and March:
Beginning: Upcoming courses
6 January 2019: The entry forms for the YAA's outdoor tournaments are now available:
YAA Clout Weekend 2019 (20 & 21 April)
The Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day (1 June)
YAA Annual County Senior & Junior Championships (2 June)
YAA Open WA1440 and Double WA720/WA50 (6 & 7 July)