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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YAA constitution

 YAA constitution, amended March 2022 (DOC)

Affiliations 2023-2024

 YAA and NCAS affiliation fees and process 2023-2024
 YAA and NCAS affiliation status of clubs 2023-2024


Arrowhawks Archery Academy has been launched to provide national talent development and academy programmes to Yorkshire

 Arrowhawks booklet (PDF)

Danage timing equipment

The YAA's new Danage timing system is available for use by YAA clubs:

Notifications of updates

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YAA events

Entry for most YAA shoots will henceforth be online only, through Squarespace. The page for the entry and camping booking forms is:
 YAA shoots store on Squarespace
YAA Annual General Meeting 2024 9 March 2024 (Barnsley)  
YAA Indoor Championships 23 March 2024 (York)  2024 results
YAA Clout Championships 20-21 April 2024  2024 metric entry
 2024 imperial entry
 2024 camping

 Metric 2023 results
 Imperial 2023 results
Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day
(Single WA1440 Star and Metrics)
1 June 2024  2024 entry
 2024 camping

 2023 results
YAA Senior & Junior Championships 2 June 2024  2024 entry
 2024 camping

 2023 results
YAA Field Championships 22-23 June 2024  2024 details
YAA WA1440 6 July 2024  2024 entry
 2024 camping

 2023 results
Double WA720/WA50 7 July 2024  2024 entry
 2024 camping

 2023 results
YAA Longbow Championships
5 Counties Juniors Match    2023 results
5 Counties Seniors Match    2023 results
Yorkshire Ironman    2023 results

This site

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Latest news

20 April 2024: Phoenix Bowmen have published the target list for this Saturday's Novice Shoot:
 Phoenix Bowmen Novice Competition 2024 target list (PDF)

19 April 2024: YAA Coaching has arranged a face-to-face Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop, which will be held in Selby on the 5th of May:
 Yorkshire Safeguarding Workshop

Bronte Archers will host the 5th Yorkshire Inter Club Tournament on the 11th of August:
 Bronte Archers Yorkshire Inter Club Tournament

15 April 2024: The entry form for the postponed York Archers Spring Clout, now the Summer Clout, is now available:
 York Archers Society Summer Clout Tournament

De Notton Bowers have issued the results of their Longbow Western:
 De Notton Bowers Longbow Western 2024 results

11 April 2024: The York Archers Spring Clout and the St George's Ted Mallet Clout have been rescheduled to the 29th and 30th of June, respectively. Entry forms will be available soon.

8 April 2024: The York Archers Spring Clout and the St George's Ted Mallet Clout, which were due to be held in York this coming weekend, have been cancelled because the ground is severely waterlogged.

3 April 2024: Ladies are invited to compete for the Ascham Silver Arrow on the 14th of September:
 The Ascham Silver Arrow 2024

1 April 2024: The results of Saturday's Audrey Lawrence shoot have been published:
 Chantry Bowmen of Rotherham Audrey Lawrence Double Worcester March 2024 results

30 March 2024: A full recurve setup has been added to the Small Ads page:
 Full Sebastian Flute Evo right-handed recurve setup

27 March 2024: The NCAS is making grants available to support NCAS archers who have been selected to represent England or the UK at a competition not held in England:
 NCAS grant applications

Adam Carpenter, of Barnsley Archery Club, has been selected for the GB squad for the European Championships:
 Adam Carpenter takes his place

25 March 2024: The results of the YAA Indoor Championships are now available:
 YAA Senior & Junior Indoor Championships and Open Meeting 2024 results

24 March 2024: The Northern Counties Clout Weekend will be held in York on the 31st of August and the 1st of September:
 NCAS Clout Weekend

19 March 2024: There has been a change of YAA secretary:
 Change of secretary

The county records have been updated with 52 new achievements:
 New county records

South Leeds Archers have raised over 900 for the Red Nose Day Appeal:
 South Leeds Archers charity fun shoot

12 March 2024: The February 2024 results of the Yorkshire Junior Indoor Postal League are now out:
 Yorkshire Junior Indoor Postal League - February results

10 March 2024: Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes have published the results of yesterday's ABBA Dabba Doo:
 Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes ABBA Dabba Doo Longbow Western 2024 results

4 March 2024: South Leeds Archers have issued the results of part 4 of their Indoor Rings Series, plus the final standings:
 South Leeds Archers Indoor Ring Series part 4 - The Return of the Kings - 2024 results
 South Leeds Archers Indoor Ring Series - final standings

29 February 2024: Arrowhawks will be running a L1 Session Coach training course, fully face to face, in Haxby from April:
 Level 1 Session Coach course at Arrowhawks, York

Bronte Archers will hold their WRS Double WA 1440 on the 13th and 14th of July:
 Bronte Archers NCAS WRS Double WA1440

22 February 2024: NFP Archery will be running a Session Coach course at Selby:
 Session Coach training courses by NFP Archery at Selby

The Saint George Longbow Tournament will be hosted by the Bowmen of Adel on the 28th of April:
 The Saint George Longbow Tournament

York Archers Society have released the results of the Yorkshire Combined:
 York Archers Society Yorkshire Combined 2024 results

20 February 2024: The longbow tournaments of De Notton Bowers are now open to BLBS members as well as Archery GB members:
 De Notton Bowers Hereford Longbow Competition
 De Notton Bowers Longbow Albion

17 February 2024: South Leeds Archers have issued the results of their Indoor Barebow WA18 & H2H:
 South Leeds Archers Indoor Barebow WA18 & H2H

12 February 2024: Bronte Archers have issued the entry form for their Spring Weekend, which will be held on Saturday the 4th and Sunday the 5th of May:
 Bronte Archers Spring Weekend Tournament

8 February 2024: The January 2024 results of the Yorkshire Junior Indoor Postal League are now out:
 Yorkshire Junior Indoor Postal League - January results

7 February 2024: The 315th Scorton Silver Arrow will be held in Harrogate on the 18th of May:
 The Antient Scorton Silver Arrow

4 February 2024: A right-handed Bowtech Sentinel compound bow has been added to the Small Ads page:
 Bowtech Sentinel Compound (RH) 50-60lbs

Thirsk Bowmen will hold their world record status WA720 Weekend on the 27th and 28th of April:
 Thirsk Bowmen WRS WA720 Weekend

The Chantry Sword Longbow Tournament will take place on the 8th of June:
 The Chantry Sword Longbow Tournament

1 February 2024: The NCAS Coach Conference included a presentation on the key aspects of the role of County Coaching Officer:
 Role of the CCO

28 January 2024: Dennis Wilcockson of the Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes has passed away:
 Dennis Wilcockson

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