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.


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Danage timing equipment

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

Yorkshire Archery Academy

Now accepting applications for 2015-16

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YAA Tournaments

YAA Indoor Championships 8th March 2015

13th March 2016
2015 results

2016 entry form
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  

This site

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Latest news

23 November 2015: Archery GB has published the draft rankings for 2015, and Yorkshire archers have achieved impressive placings:
 Yorkshire archers in national rankings

The dates of 2016's flight shoots have been announced:
 UK flight shoots 2016

York Archers Society have published the results of Sunday's Double Portsmouth:
 York AS Double Portsmouth 2015 results

York Archers Society will hold their Yorkshire Combined shoot on the 21st of February:
 York AS Yorkshire Combined Tournament

21 November 2015: Dearne Valley AC will hold their Double Portsmouth on the 24th of January:
 Dearne Valley AC Double Portsmouth 2016

19 November 2015: Karen Hunt and Martin Middleton are now County Judges:
 Two new County Judges

The results of the NCAS Indoor Championships are now available:
 NCAS 39th Indoor Championships results

15 November 2015: The YAA Indoor Championships will be held in Wakefield on the 13th of March:
 YAA Annual County Indoor Championships & Open Meeting 2016

Dearne Valley AC have published the results of their Remembrance Day Field Shoot:
 DVAC Remembrance Day Field Shoot 2015 results

The Barnsley AC Eliminator, on the 13th of December, is nearly full. All men's categories are full and a waiting list is in place. There are three Women's Compound places left and one Women's Recurve place.
 Barnsley Archery Club Eliminator

12 November 2015: Kath Fitzpatrick has featured in a BBC programme about women coaches in sport:
 Kath on the BBC talking about women coaches

Barnsley Archery Club will hold a World Record Status WA Combined (25m/18m) shoot on the 14th of February:
 Barnsley AC World Record Status WA Combined 25m/18m

Chantry Bowmen have issued the provisional target list for the D&DAA Indoor Championships :
 Chantry D&DAA Indoor Championships provisional target list (PDF)

Only four spaces are left at the Chantry Double Worcester:
 Chantry Bowmen Audrey Lawrence Memorial Double Worcester

10 November 2015: YAA Coaching will be running a Level 2 Coach training course from March 2016:
 Level 2 Coach training course

7 November 2015: The YAA Academy is now accepting bookings from archers for 2015-16:
 YAA Academy 2015-16 - Juniors
 YAA Academy 2015-16 - Seniors

Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes have published the results of their indoor tournament:
 ABBA Indoor Tournament 2015 awards
 ABBA Indoor Tournament 2015 results

Photos from the ABBA shoot have been added to the site:
 ABBA Portsmouth 2015

Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes will hold their Abba Dabba Doo longbow shoot on the 19th of March:
 ABBA 5th ABBA Dabba Do Longbow Shoot

5 November 2015: Harvester Archers will be running a Level 1 Coach training course, starting in February 2016:
 Harvester Archers Level 1 course

The Chantry D&DAA Indoor Championships (29 November) is now full. If you wish to be added to the waiting list, please ring Ged Hebdige on 07967 344102.

27 October 2015: The county records have been updated with 166 new achievements:
 New county records

The AGB November Challenge for juniors will be running again this year:
 AGB November Challenge

White Rose Archers will hold their Crazy National for longbows on the 26th of March:
 White Rose Archers Crazy National

23 October 2015: Barnsley Archery Club will be holding a new type of indoor shoot, The Eliminator, on the 13th of December:
 Barnsley Archery Club Eliminator

Dearne Valley AC will be holding five field archery open days during the winter months:
 Field archery open days at Dearne Valley

Bramcote AC of neighbouring Nottinghamshire will be holding a double metric clout shoot on the 28th of February:
 Bramcote AC Open Double Clout

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