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

Danage timing equipment

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

Yorkshire Archery Academy

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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 results

2015 photos
5 Counties Seniors Match 4th October 2015 2015 results
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

11 October 2015: York Archers Society have published the results of Saturday's clout tournament:
 York AS October Clout 2015 results

Photos from the York AS October Clout have been added to the site:
 York AS October Clout 2015 photos

The target list for the national clout championships has been released:
 National Clout Championships 2015 target list (PDF)

6 October 2015: Joe Fairburn and Amy Oliver have made a flying start at the European Field Championships in Poland:
 Amy and Joe at the European Field Championships

The results of the Inter Counties shoots are now available:
 Inter Counties 2015 Junior results
 Inter Counties 2015 Senior results

White Rose Archers have issued the results of their Autumn Shoot:
 White Rose Archers 21st Annual Autumn Shoot results

The British Barebow Indoor Championships will be held on the 29th of November:
 14th British Barebow Indoor Championships

4 October 2015: Yorkshire archers enjoyed a fantastic weekend at the Junior and Senior Inter Counties Tournaments 2015:
 Inter Counties 2015

Mary Hannan has provided a report of the Juniors day:
 YAA juniors at the Inter Counties 2015

Photos from the juniors day have been added to the site:
 Inter County Tournaments Juniors 2015 photos

3 October 2015: Archers of East Riding have published the results of their WA 720 and Head-to-Head Tournament:
 Archers of East Riding 1st WA 720 Head to Head results

29 September 2015: Barnsley Archery Club have published the results of the weekend's tournaments:
 Barnsley Archery Club Longbow Western 2015 results
 Barnsley Archery Club Albion & Windsors 2015 results

A gallery of photos from the Albion & Windsors has been added to the site:
 Barnsley Albion & Windsors 2015 photos

9 September 2015: A book on the history and development of archery, written by the late Bill Spencer, is now available, with all proceeds going to Macmillan Nurses:
 Book: The History & Development of Archery

The Bowmen of Adel have published the results of Sunday's End of Season Open Westerns:
 Bowmen of Adel End of Season Open 2015 results

Photos from the Adel shoot have been added to the site:
 Bowmen of Adel End of Season Open 2015 photos

7 September 2015: Archery GB will be holding a Pass It On disability awareness training day on the 3rd of October:
 Pass it On: Disability Awareness training day

The results of the York Archers Society WA Weekend are now available:
 York Archers Society WA (FITA) Weekend 2015 results

The results of Sunday's NCAS Clout Championships have been published:
 NCAS Inter County and Individual Clout Championships 2015 results

3 September 2015: The YAA teams for the Inter Counties shoots have been announced:
 YAA teams for Inter Counties 2015

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

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

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