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.


Welcome to the website of the Yorkshire Archery Association.

 Annual returns 2015-16
 Latest news
 Notifications of updates
 YAA tournaments
 This site

Annual returns 2015-16

Guidance on completing the upcoming annnual returns correctly has been issued:
 Guidance on affiliations 2015-2016

Ascham Silver Arrow

The Ascham Society cordially invites Ladies to compete for The Ascham Silver Arrow and other trophies on Saturday the 12th of September 2015:
 The Ascham Silver Arrow Tournament

Danage timing equipment

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

Yorkshire Archery Academy

Notifications of updates

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YAA Tournaments

YAA Indoor Championships 8th March 2015

13th March 2016
2015 results
YAA Clout Championships 19th April 2015 2015 results
2015 report
YAA Single WA1440 6th June 2015 Shoot abandoned
YAA Senior & Junior Championships 7th June 2015 2015 results
YAA Double WA1440 4th & 5th July 2015 2015 results
YAA Longbow Championships 8th August 2015 2015 results

2015 photos
5 Counties Juniors Match 3rd October 2015 2015 score submission form

2014 photos
5 Counties Seniors Match 4th October 2015 2015 score submission form

2014 photos
YAA Field Championships 25th October 2015 2015 entry form

2014 results

2014 photos

This site

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Archery news from the BBC


Latest news

1 September 2015: The Wakefield Archers will hold their record status Double Portsmouth on the 10th of January:
 The Wakefield Archers UK Record Status Double Portsmouth

31 August 2015: Joe Fairburn became the 2015 IFAA World Junior Freestyle Recurve Bowhunter Champion this week in Hungary:
 Joe wins IFAA World Championship

25 August 2015: Castle Dene Bowmen have a new website:

22 August 2015: Abbeydale Archers have published the results of their Longbow Windsor:
 Abbeydale Archers Longbow Windsor 2015 results

A limited number of spaces are available the the Archers of East Riding WA720 and head-to-head, to be held on Sunday the 27th of September - please enter soon to be sure of a place:
 Archers of East Riding 1st FITA 720 and head-to-head

19 August 2015: Four new County Coaches have qualified after taking a course in Yorkshire:
 Four new County Coaches

14 August 2015: The latest YAA newsletter is now available:
 Autumn 2015 YAA Newsletter (PDF)

The results of the YAA Longbow Championships are now available:
 YAA 29th Longbow Championships results

11 August 2015: Photos from Saturday's YAA Longbow Championships have been added to the site:
 YAA Longbow Championships 2015

10 August 2015: Adam and Izzy Carpenter have had an amazing weekend at the British Target Championships:
 Adam and Izzy shine at the British Target Championships

6 August 2015: The Junior Masters were held in Rotherham last weekend, and Yorkshire's juniors put in some excellent performances:
 Yorkshire at the Junior Masters 2015

2 August 2015: YAA Coaching will be starting a Level 1 Coach training course in November:
 Level 1 Coach training course

Burton Constable Company of Bowmen have published the results of today's East Riding Championships:
 BCCB East Riding Competition 2015 results

31 July 2015: GreenMan Archers need to reschedule their (Not the) Yorkshire Pudding Shoot owing to a double booking. The entry form will re-appear when a new date is secured.

29 July 2015: Yorkshire has five new Level 1 coaches:
 New Level 1 Coaches

27 July 2015: The results of the Grand Northern Archery Meeting are now available:
 Grand Northern Archery Meeting 2015 results

Phoenix Bowmen have published the results of yesterday's Windsor shoot:
 Phoenix Bowmen Open Windsor 2015 results

Photos from the Phoenix Bowmen Windsor shoot are on the club's website:
 Phoenix Bowmen Open Windsor 2015 photos

A Hoyt GMX riser and a pair of W&W EX Prime limbs have been added to the Small Ads page:
 Hoyt GMX (right-handed) SOLD
 W&W EX Prime limbs

24 July 2015: A substantial amount of archery equipment has been stolen from Geoff Rhodes:
 Theft of archery equipment

21 July 2015: Guidance on completing the upcoming annnual returns correctly has been issued:
 Guidance on affiliations 2015-2016

St George's AC have issued the results of the Ted Mallet Clout:
 St George's AC Ted Mallett Memorial Clout Tournament 2015 results

The Wakefield Archers have published the results of their Albion & Windsors shoot:
 The Wakefield Archers Annual Albion & Windsors 2015 results

12 July 2015: Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes will hold their indoor shoot on the 1st of November:
 ABBA Indoor Tournament

Chantry Bowmen will hold the D&DAA Indoor Championships on the 29th of November:
 Chantry D&DAA Indoor Championships

The Audrey Lawrence Double Worcester will take place on the 6th of December:
 Chantry Bowmen Audrey Lawrence Memorial Double Worcester

9 July 2015: The results of the NCAS/YAA Double WA1440 have been published:
 NCAS/YAA Double WA1440 Star 2015 results

7 July 2015: Isabelle Carpenter became National Champion at the Junior National Outdoor Championships last weekend:
 Izzy the champion

Joe Fairburn won individual gold and bronze at the USA National Junior Championships in Decatur, Alabama:
 Joe succeeds in Alabama

5 July 2015: The National Flight Championships, scheduled for the 23rd of August, have been cancelled.
The Northern Counties Flight Championships have been rescheduled from the 16th of August to the 30th of August.

4 July 2015: Four new County Coaches have passed their assessments:
 County Coaches, June 2015

Izzy and Adam Carpenter will represent Great Britain in Rome:
 Izzy and Adam selected for Rome

Chantry Bowmen have published the results of today's Chantry Sword:
 Chantry Sword 2015 results

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