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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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 - 2019 in this case.

Please consider making a nomination for service performed during 2019.

All nominations must include a citation and must be received in writing by the County Secretary no later than the 31st of December 2019.

 Yorkshire Sword 2019 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 9 March 2019 2019 details
YAA Indoor Championships 10 March 2019 2019 results
YAA Clout Weekend 20 & 21 April 2019 2019 metric results
2019 Imperial results
Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day
(Single WA1440 Star and Metrics)
1 June 2019 2019 results
YAA Senior & Junior Championships 2 June 2019 2019 results
YAA WA1440 6 July 2019 WA1440 2019 results
Double WA720/WA50 7 July 2019 Double WA720 2019 results
YAA Longbow Championships 3 August 2019 2019 awards
2019 results
5 Counties Juniors Match 5 October 2019 2019 teams

2018 report
5 Counties Seniors Match 6 October 2019 2019 teams

2018 report
YAA Field Championships 27 October 2019 2019 results

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Latest news

17 November 2019: Wharfe Valley Archers will hold a two-day WA field shoot, incorporating the English FIeld Championships, on the 20th and 21st of June:
 Wharfe Valley Archers Midsummer Field Shoot

16 November 2019: The county records have been updated with 101 new achievements:
 New YAA records

14 November 2019: Savile Bowmen will hold their Double Portsmouth on the 2nd of February:
 Savile Bowmen 28th Indoor Tournament

13 November 2019: The British Barebow Indoor Championships will be held on the 24th of November at several venues, including Pennine Archers:
 18th British Barebow Indoor Championship

11 November 2019: The NCAS will be running its Junior Postal League this winter:
 NCAS Junior Postal League 2019-20

York Archers Society have published the target list for their upcoming Double Portsmouth:
 York AS Double Portsmouth 2019 target list

Spaces are available at the Cumbria WRS Combined Indoor WA shoot in Penrith on the 24th of November:
 Cumbria County Archery Association WRS Indoor Combined WA

6 November 2019: Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes have issued the results of Sunday's indoor tournament:
 ABBA Indoor Tournament 2019 results

4 November 2019: The YAA will be running its Juniors Indoor Postal League this winter:
 YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League 2019-2020

A Hoyt Matrix riser, an SF Premium riser and several other items of recurve equipment have been added to the Small ads page:
 Hoyt Matrix (RH), SF Premium (RH) and other recurve gear

White Rose Archers will hold their Crazy National on the 21st of March:
 White Rose Archers Crazy National

Pennine Archers have published the results of their Hallowe'en Zombie shoot:
 Pennine Archers Hallowe'en Zombie Shoot 2019 results

30 October 2019: Bronte Archers have issued the entry forms for their two-day shoots:
 Bronte Archers Spring Weekend Tournaments (9th & 10th May)
 Bronte Archers NCAS WRS Double WA1440 (11th & 12th July)

28 October 2019: Paul Dean has become Yorkshire's latest County Judge:
 Paul Dean - County Judge

The results of the Joyce Kiddy Memorial Shoot, incorporating the YAA Field Championships, have been published:
 Dearne Valley Joyce Kiddy Memorial Shoot incorporating YAA Field Championships 2019 results

23 October 2019: 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 2019:
 The Yorkshire Sword

Chantry Bowmen will hold the Audrey Lawrence Double Worcester on the 1st of December:
 Chantry Bowmen Audrey Lawrence Memorial Double Worcester

Chantry Bowmen have issued the results of their Great Western:
 Chantry Bowmen Great Western Tournament 2019 awards
 Chantry Bowmen Great Western Tournament 2019 results

17 October 2019: York Archers Society will hold their Double Worcester shoot on the 29th of December:
 York Archers Society Double Worcester

York Archers Society will hold their Yorkshire Combined shoot on the 23rd of February:
 York Archers Society Yorkshire Combined Tournament

14 October 2019: York Archers Society have published the results of their October Clout:
 York Archers Society October Clout 2019 results

11 October 2019: St George's AC will hold the Bill Spencer Open Western on the 21st of June:
 St George's Archery Club Bill Spencer Open Western

9 October 2019: The YAA is looking for a club to host the Regions Indoor Championships in November 2020:
 Regions Indoor Championships - host needed

Joe Fairburn has won bronze at the European Field Archery Championships in Slovenia:
 Joe wins bronze

Dearne Valley AC will hold their Remembrance Day Field Shoot on the 10th of November:
 Dearne Valley Archers Remembrance Day Shoot

White Rose Archers have issued the results of their Autumn longbow shoot:
 White Rose Archers 25th Annual Autumn Shoot results

28 September 2019: De Notton Bowers will hold their Hereford for longbows on Father's Day 2020:
 De Notton Bowers Hereford Longbow Competition

17 September 2019: The Wakefield Archers Double Portsmouth will be held on the 12th of January:
 The Wakefield Archers UK Record Status Double Portsmouth

11 September 2019: The results of the NCAS Clout Weekend are now available:
 NCAS Inter County and Individual Clout Championships 2019 results

Chantry Bowmen will hold the D&DAA Indoor Championships on the 24th of November:
 Chantry D&DAA Indoor Championships

A Bowtech Diamond Medalist compound bow and a Carter 4 finger release aid, both as new, have been added to the Small ads page:
 Bowtech Diamond Medalist bow (RH) and Carter release aid

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