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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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 - 2018 in this case.

Please consider making a nomination for service performed during 2018.

All nominations must include a citation and must be received in writing by the County Secretary no later than the 31st of December 2018.

 Yorkshire Sword 2018 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 10 March 2018
YAA Indoor Championships 11 March 2018 2019 entry form

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 results
YAA Senior & Junior Championships 3 June 2018 2018 results
2018 photos
YAA WA1440 30 June 2018 WA1440 2018 results
Double WA720/WA50 1 July 2018 Double WA720 2018 results
YAA Longbow Championships 4 August 2018 2018 results
5 Counties Juniors Match 6 October 2018 2018 report
5 Counties Seniors Match 7 October 2018 2018 report
YAA Field Championships 28 October 2018 2018 results
2018 photos

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Latest news

14 December 2018: The November results of the YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League are now available:
 YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League, November results

Bronte Archers have published the entry forms for their Spring Weekend and Double WA shoots:
 Bronte Archers Spring Weekend Tournament
 Bronte Archers NCAS WRS Double WA1440

Pennine Archers have published the results of their Hallowe'en Zombie shoot:
 Pennine Archers Hallowe'en Zombie Shoot 2018 results

4 December 2018: The YAA Indoor Championships will be held in Wakefield on the 10th of March:
 YAA Annual County Indoor Championships & Open Meeting 2018

Gareth Beeby has qualified as a Continental Judge:
 Gareth Beeby - Continental Judge

Chantry Bowmen have issued the results of Audrey Lawrence Double Worcester:
 Chantry Bowmen Double Worcester 2018 results

29 November 2018: Chantry Bowmen have published the results of the D&DAA Indoor Championships:
 Chantry Bowmen (formerly D&DAA) Indoor Championships 2018 results

A 47 lb English longbow has been added to the Small ads page:
 Hand-made four-laminate English longbow

The entry form for Savile Bowmen's Double Portsmouth is now available:
 Savile Bowmen 27th Indoor Tournament

25 November 2018: Nova Bowmen are relocating:
 Nova Bowmen are moving to East Bierley

A contingent of Yorkshire Archers took part in the Kings of Archery Series in the Netherlands:
 Yorkshire Archers attend Kings of Archery Series: JVD Open

Savile Bowmen will hold their Double Portsmouth on the 3rd of February:
 Savile Bowmen 27th Indoor Tournament

13 November 2018: A gallery of photos from the YAA Field Championships has been added:
 YAA Field Championships 2018

Photos from the Archery GB Key Event, which was held at Barnsley, have been added:
 Archery GB Key Event 2018

Photos from the Barnsley WA 720 and Head to Head have been added:
 Barnsley Archery Club WA 720 and Head to Head

York Archers Society have published the results of their Double Portsmouth:
 York Archers Society Double Portsmouth 2018 results

11 November 2018: 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 2018:
 The Yorkshire Sword

Congratulations to Jayne Motson and Mark Franklin on their marriage:
 Mr and Mrs Franklin

Sarah Wilson and Dave Shaw are the latest recipients of the Yorkshire Award:
 Yorkshire Award for Sarah and Dave

Arrowhawks Archery Academy junior members have made a flying start to the indoor season:
 Arrowhawks at Brid Indoor

The NCAS will be running its Junior Postal League this winter:
 NCAS Junior Postal League 2018-19

10 November 2018: Kieran Dexter has qualified as a National Judge:
 Kieran Dexter - National Judge

White Rose Archers will hold their Crazy National on the 23rd of March:
 White Rose Archers Crazy National

Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes have published the results of their indoor shoot:
 ABBA Indoor Tournament 2018 results

Chantry Bowmen's Audrey Lawrence Double Worcester is now full and a waiting list applies.

3 November 2018: Barnsley Archery Club will hold their Eliminator shoot on the 16th of December:
 Barnsley Archery Club Eliminator

31 October 2018: The results of the YAA Field Championships 2018 have been published:
 Dearne Valley Combined Field including YAA Field Championships 2018 results

De Notton Bowers will be holding a Hereford competition for longbows on the 16th of June:
 De Notton Bowers Hereford Longbow Competition

28 October 2018: York Archers Society have issued the results of their October Clout:
 York Archers Society October Clout 2018 results

24 October 2018: The county records have been updated with 14 new achievements:
 New YAA records

First Point Archery will be hosting a compound day with Martin Holtby in Keighley on the 2nd of December:
 Compound day with Martin Holtby

The results of the National Clout Championships are now available:
 National Clout Championships 2018 results

Chantry Bowmen have issued the results of their Great Western:
 Chantry Bowmen Great Western Tournament 2018 results

20 October 2018: Yorkshire's teams did extremely well at the Junior and Senior Inter Counties matches:
 Inter Counties report 2018

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