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.
Arrowhawks Archery Academy has been launched to provide national talent development and academy programmes to Yorkshire
Arrowhawks performance coaching sessions, October 2017 to March 2018
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||10 March 2018|
|YAA Indoor Championships||11 March 2018||2018 entry form
|YAA Clout Weekend||14 & 15 April 2018||2018 entry form
2017 metric results
2017 Imperial results
|Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day
(Single WA1440 Star and Metrics)
|2 June 2018||2018 entry form
|YAA Senior & Junior Championships||3 June 2018||2018 entry form
|YAA WA1440 and Double WA720/WA50||30 June & 1 July 2018||2018 entry form
|YAA Longbow Championships||4 August 2018||2018 entry form
|5 Counties Juniors Match||6 October 2018||2017 individual results
2017 team results
|5 Counties Seniors Match||7 October 2018||2017 individual results
2017 team results
|YAA Field Championships||TBA||2017 results|
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17 January 2018: Aire Valley Archers have suffered a break-in, and ask archers to be on the lookout for stolen equipment:
Break-in and theft at Aire Valley Archers
White Rose Archers of Hebden Bridge will be holding a beginners course in March:
White Rose Archers beginners course
Selby Archers will hold their Open Westerns on the 20th of May:
Selby Archery Club 41st Annual Open Westerns Tournament
Dearne Valley's Double Portsmouth shoot is now full and a waiting list applies.
Yorkshire has three new clubs: Arrowhawks Archery Academy; Blackridge Archery; and Bridlington Bay Archers:
10 January 2018: Erin Prior will be running workshops in Haxby, York in March, aimed at helping archers to improve their performance under pressure:
Erin Prior workshop - Performing Under Pressure
Panda Bowmen will hold their Pandamonium longbow shoot on the 31st of March:
Panda Bowmen Pandamonium Longbow Tournament
4 January 2018: YAA seniors are invited to participate in coaching sessions this winter and spring:
YAA Seniors - coaching sessions
The dates of all Arrowhawks coaching sessions from January to April have been published:
Arrowhawks sessions January-April 2018
Barnsley Archery Club will hold their world record status WA Combined 25m/18m on the 11th of February:
Barnsley AC World Record Status WA Combined 25m/18m
Dearne Valley Archery Club will hold their Easter Field shoot on the 31st of March and the 1st of April:
Dearne Valley AC Easter 2018 Field Shoot
1 January 2018: The YAA has published the entry forms for its outdoor target and clout shoots:
YAA Clout Weekend 2018 (14-15 April)
The Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day (2 June)
YAA Senior & Junior Championships (3 June)
YAA Open WA1440 and Double WA720/WA50 (30 June-1 July)
YAA 32nd Longbow Championships and Open Meeting (4 August)
The latest edition of Clout Times has been published:
December 2017 Clout Times
29 December 2017: Savile Bowmen will hold their record status Double Portsmouth on the 4th of February:
Savile Bowmen 26th Indoor Tournament
21 December 2017: The dates of student archery championship events in 2018 have been announced:
Student archery schedule 2018
17 December 2017: The results of the Barnsley Eliminator are now available:
Barnsley AC Eliminators 2017 results
7 December 2017: Yorkshire archers put in some brilliant performances at last weekend's National Indoor Championships:
Yorkshire archers at the National Indoors
Chantry Bowmen have published the results of the Audrey Lawrence Double Worcester:
Audrey Lawrence Double Worcester 2017 results
2 December 2017: The YAA Indoor Championships will be held in Wakefield on the 11th of March:
YAA Annual County Indoor Championships & Open Meeting 2018
Chantry Bowmen have published the results of the D&DAA Indoor Championships:
Chantry Bowmen D&DAA Indoor Championships 2017 results
18 November 2017: Dearne Valley AC will hold their Double Portsmouth on the 28th of January:
Dearne Valley AC Double Portsmouth 2018
14 November 2017: Pennine Archers have released the results of their Zombie Shoot:
Pennine Archers Hallowe'en Zombie Shoot 2017 results
York Archers Society have issued the results of their Double Portsmouth:
York Archers Society Double Portsmouth 2017 results
12 November 2017: Louise Smith has become a National Judge:
Louise Smith - National Judge
A gallery of photos from the ABBA Portsmouth has been added to the site:
ABBA Portsmouth 2017
9 November 2017: The first training session for the YAA senior squad will take place on Sunday 12th November at Haxby, York:
YAA Senior Squad training session
Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes have published the results of their Portsmouth shoot:
Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes Indoor Tournament 2017 results