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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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

Junior sessions

Junior indoor training sessons during winter 2017-18

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 2018 results
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

2017 results

2017 photos
YAA Senior & Junior Championships 3 June 2018 2018 entry form

2017 results
YAA WA1440 and Double WA720/WA50 30 June & 1 July 2018 2018 entry form

2017 results
YAA Longbow Championships 4 August 2018 2018 entry form

2017 results
5 Counties Juniors Match 6 October 2018 2017 individual results
2017 team results

2017 report

2017 photos
5 Counties Seniors Match 7 October 2018 2017 individual results
2017 team results

2017 report

2017 photos
YAA Field Championships TBA 2017 results

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Latest news

18 March 2018: Pam Snow has passed away:
 Pam Snow

The YAA committee has changed - Gwen Smith is now the Treasurer and Karen Hunt is now the Judges Liaison Officer:
 YAA Committee

Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes have published the results of yesterday's ABBA Dabba Doo:
 ABBA Dabba Doo Longbow Western 2018 awards
 ABBA Dabba Doo Longbow Western 2018 scores

The York WA Weekend will be held on the 25th, 26th and 27th of August:
 York AS WRS Double WA1440
 York AS WRS WA720

Chantry Bowmen will hold their Great Western for longbows on the 13th of October:
 Chantry Bowmen Great Western

14 March 2018: The results of the YAA Indoor Championships are now available:
 YAA Indoor Championships 2018 results

The Bowmen of Adel will turn 70 this year:
 Bowmen of Adel 70th birthday

The St George Longbow Tournament for the Royal Armouries Arrow will be held on the 22nd of April:
 The Saint George Longbow Tournament

Abbeydale Archers and the Bowmen of Adel will each be holding six sets of beginners courses in 2018:
 Abbeydale and Adel beginners course

11 March 2018: The Wakefield Archers will hold their Albion & Windsors shoot on the 15th of July:
 The Wakefield Archers Albion and Windsors

The Northern Counties Field Championships shoot has been cancelled:
 NCAS Field Championships cancelled

6 March 2018: The county records have been updated with 19 new achievements:
 New YAA records

Only a few spaces remain at Erin Prior's workshops on performing under pressure, which will take place in York on the 24th and 25th:
 Erin Prior workshop - Performing Under Pressure

4 March 2018: Chantry Bowmen have published the entry forms for three of their 2018 shoots:
 Chantry Bowmen of Rotherham Longbow Tournament (5 May 2018)
 The Chantry Sword Longbow Tournament (7 July 2018)
 Chantry Bowmen of Rotherham American/Rotherham/Phoenix (11 August 2018)

2 March 2018: The latest YAA newsletter is now available:
 Spring 2018 YAA Newsletter

The results of the recent York and Wakefield shoots are out:
 The Wakefield Archers UKRS Double Portsmouth 2018 results
 York Archers Society Yorkshire Combined 2018 results

28 February 2018: Barnsley Archery Club have had to cancel Sunday's Early Bird shoot:
 Barnsley Early Bird cancelled

24 February 2018: The English Archery Federation is calling for senior and junior archers to represent England:
 England team selection

The Vikings have been spotted off the Holderness coast and my Lords are ordered by Royal warrant to call the retinue of archers to form the Danegeld to stop them landing:
 Burton Constable CoB Medieval Longbow Fun Shoot

Burton Constable Company of Bowmen will hold the East Riding of Yorkshire Archery Championship on the 5th of August:
 Burton Constable CoB East Riding Championship

South Leeds Archers will hold four sets of beginners courses in 2018:
 South Leeds Archers beginners course

20 February 2018: Abbeydale Archers will hold their Open Longbow Tournament on the 7th of April:
 Abbeydale Archers Open Longbow Tournament 2018

York Archers Society will hold their Double York/Hereford/Bristols on the 16th and 17th of June:
 York Archers Society Record Status Double York/Hereford/Bristols

Farther afield, Long Mynd Archers of Shropshire will hold their record status metrics weekend on the 14th and 15th of April:
 Long Mynd UKRS Junior Metrics 2018
 WMAS WRS WA Double 720 2018

13 February 2018: The Northern Counties Coaching Conference 2018 will be held in Cheshire on Saturday the 28th of April:
 Northern Counties Coaching Conference 2018

Dearne Valley Archery Club has cancelled its March Field Open Day, scheduled for the 18th of March:
 Dearne Valley March Field Open Day cancelled

10 February 2018: The Northern Counties Flight Championships will take place on the 12th of August:
 NCAS Flight Championships 2018

Archers of East Riding will hold their Clout Weekend on the 26th and 27th of May:
 Archers of East Riding 8th Double Clout Weekend

St George's Archery Club has had to cancel the Ted Mallet open clout competition:
 Ted Mallett cancelled

Savile Bowmen have issued the results of their indoor tournament:
 Savile Bowmen 26th Indoor Tournament results

Bridlington Bay Archers will be starting beginners courses on Sunday the 8th of April:
 Bridlington Bay Archers beginners course

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