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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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||6 March 2021|
|YAA Indoor Championships||Cancelled for 2021|
|Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day
(Single WA1440 Star and Metrics)
|3 July 2021||2021 results|
|YAA Senior & Junior Championships||4 July 2021||2021 results|
|YAA WA1440||Cancelled for 2021|
|Double WA720/WA50||Cancelled for 2021|
|Grand Northern Archery Meeting||24 & 25 July 2021||2021 results|
|YAA Longbow Championships||7 August 2021||2021 results|
|YAA Clout Championships||26 September 2021||2021 entry form|
|5 Counties Juniors Match||2 October 2021|
|5 Counties Seniors Match||3 October 2021|
|YAA Field Championships||24 October 2021||2021 details|
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25 September 2021: Arrowhawks Archery Academy has announced the indoor training dates from October 2021 to March 2022:
Arrowhawks dates for winter 2021-22
Chantry Bowmen's indoor range is open to members of other clubs on Friday evenings:
Chantry indoor range open to members of other clubs
Chantry Bowmen will hold the Audrey Lawrence Memorial Tournament on the 5th of December:
Audrey Lawrence Memorial Tournament 2021
22 September 2021: The D&DAA Indoor Championships 2021 will be hosted by Chantry Bowmen on the 28th of November:
Chantry D&DAA Indoor Championships 2021
20 September 2021: The Northern Counties Regional Indoor Championships 2021 will be hosted by Chantry Bowmen on the 21st of November:
Northern Counties Regional Indoor Championships 2021
18 September 2021: The YAA will publish and update the affiliation status of YAA clubs for 2021-2022:
YAA and NCAS affiliation status of clubs 2021-2022
16 September 2021: Chris Raistrick of Harvester Archers has passed away:
8 September 2021: Archery GB is recommencing the National Talent Development Programme - the Northern area will be hosted by Arrowhawks Archery Academy at Haxby, York:
National Talent Development Programme, Northern Area
The results of the YAA Longbow Chamionships have been issued:
Yorkshire Archery Association 34th Longbow Championships and Open Meeting 2021 results
The results of the Bowmen of Adel End of Season Westerns have been issued:
Bowmen of Adel End of Season Westerns 2021 results
The results of the NCAS Clout Weekend have been issued:
NCAS Inter County and Individual Clout Championships 2021 results
5 September 2021: The YAA teams for the NCAS Inter Counties shoots have been announced:
Inter-Counties shoots 2021 teams
The White Rose Archers Crazy Autumn Longbow Tournament is now closed to new entries:
White Rose Archers Crazy Autumn Longbow Tournament 2021
19 August 2021: Affiliations are due soon. Our advice on the fees and process has been updated for 2021-2022:
YAA and NCAS affiliation fees and process 2021-2022
Yorkshire was well represented at Stage 5 of the AGB National Tour:
National Tour Stage 5 Barnsley - YAA well represented
Bronte Archers have published the results of the Yorkshire Inter Club 2021 Tournament:
Bronte Yorkshire Inter Club 2021 results
16 August 2021: Stage 5 of the AGB National Tour was held in Barnsley at the weekend - Kath Fitzpatrick has provided a gallery of photos:
AGB National Tour stage 5
Chantry Bowmen have released the results of their American shoot:
Chantry Bowmen American 2021 results
5 August 2021: The YAA has eight target stands, suitable for straw bosses, available free of charge to any YAA clubs:
YAA target stands available to clubs
White Rose Archers will hold their Crazy Autumn Longbow Tournament on the 2nd of October:
White Rose Archers Crazy Autumn Longbow Tournament 2021
3 August 2021: Trinity Archery Coaching have announced their winter 2021-22 coaching schedule:
Winter coaching and training 2021-22 with Trinity
27 July 2021: The results of the Grand Northern Archery Meeting have been issued:
Grand Northern Archery Meeting 2021 results
22 July 2021: The DVAC Joyce Kiddy Memorial Field Weekend, incorporating the YAA Field Championships, will be held on the 23rd and 24th of October:
Dearne Valley AC Joyce Kiddy Memorial Field Weekend incorporating the YAA Field Championships
The Bridlington Indoor will not be held this year:
ABBA Bridlington Indoor cancelled
21 July 2021: The Tassel Award Scheme 1st National Clout Championships will be held in York on the 17th of October:
The Tassel Award Scheme 1st National Championships
19 July 2021: Joe Fairburn has been selected for the GB Field Archery team:
Joe selected for GB European Field Champs team
14 July 2021: The National Clout Championships will be held in York on the 16th of October:
The National Clout Championships 2021
Sarah Monteith has won the British 3D Field Archery Championships:
Sarah Monteith wins British 3D Championships
Yorkshire archers did well at stage 2 of the National Tour:
National Tour achievements
9 July 2021: The results of the Lez Newsome Memorial shoot and the YAA Championships have been published:
The Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day 2021 results (PDF)
YAA Annual County Championship and Open 2021 results (PDF)