Archery in Yorkshire

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 2014. Please consider making a nomination:
 The Yorkshire Sword

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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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 - 2014 in this case.

Please consider making a nomination for service performed during 2014.

All nominations must include a citation and must be received in writing by the County Secretary no later than the 31st of December 2014.

 Yorkshire Sword 2014 nomination form (Word document)

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

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YAA Tournaments

YAA Indoor Championships 8th March 2015 2015 entry form

2014 results
YAA Clout Championships 19th April 2015 2014 results
YAA Single FITA 6th June 2015 2014 results
YAA Senior & Junior Championships 7th June 2015 2014 results
YAA Double FITA 4th & 5th July 2015 2014 results
YAA Longbow Championships 16th August 2014 2014 results
5 Counties Juniors Match 4th October 2014 2014 photos
5 Counties Seniors Match 5th October 2014 2014 photos
YAA Field Championships 26th October 2014 2014 results

2014 photos

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Latest news

11 November 2014: 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 2014:
 The Yorkshire Sword

8 December 2014: Three Yorkshire juniors won medals at the Junior National Indoor Championships:
 YAA juniors at JNIC 2014

Chantry Bowmen have published the results of the Audrey Lawrence Double Worcester:
 Chantry Bowmen Audrey Lawrence Double Worcester 2014 results

6 December 2014: A Level 1 Coach training course will be running in Brighouse during February 2015:
 Level 1 Coach training course near Brighouse

Chantry Bowmen have issued the results of the D&DAA Indoor Championships:
 Chantry Bowmen (formerly D&DAA) Indoor Championships 2014 results

30 November 2014: The entry form for the YAA Indoor Championships 2015 is now available:
 YAA Annual County Indoor Championships & Open Meeting 2015

The latest edition of the YAA newsletter is available for download as a PDF:
 Winter 2014 YAA Newsletter

29 November 2014: Chantry Bowmen have published the target list for Sunday's D&DAA Indoor Championships:
 Chantry D&DAA Indoor Championships target list (PDF)

York Archers Society have released the results of their Double Portsmouth:
 York Archers Society Double Portsmouth 2014 results

22 November 2014: Kath Fitzpatrick has been selected for UK Sport's ASPIRE Coaching programme, the first from archery to be accepted:
 Kath selected for UK Sport's ASPIRE Coaching programme

20 November 2014: The Audrey Lawrence shoot at Chantry Bowmen is now full.

15 November 2014: The dates of the YAA senior and junior squad winter training programmes have been announced:
 YAA junior squad - winter training programme
 YAA senior squad - winter training programme

Chantry Bowmen invite longbow archers to help revive their Double Two-Way Worcester:
 Chantry Bowmen reviving Double Two-Way Worcester

York Archers Society will be holding their Double Worcester on the 28th of December:
 York Archers Society Double Worcester

Dearne Valley Archery Club will be holding four Winter Field Archery League shoots this season:
 WFAL shoots at Dearne Valley AC

Dearne Valley AC will be holding their Double Portsmouth on the 18th of January:
 Dearne Valley Archery Club Double Portsmouth

A gallery of photos from the Bridlington indoor shoot has been added to the site:
 ABBA Portsmouth 2014

9 November 2014: The Bridlington Indoor results are now available:
 Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes Indoor Tournament 2014 awards
 Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes Indoor Tournament 2014 results

7 November 2014: The county records have been updated with 137 new achievements:
 YAA records

Yorkshire's juniors have done well in the national junior target archery rankings:
 Junior target archery rankings 2014

A Hoyt Ultra Elite compound bow and two Carter release aids have been added to the Small ads page:
 Hoyt Ultra Elite compound bow (right-handed)
 Carter Simple 1 thumb release
 Carter Mini-Evolution release aid

5 November 2014: Chantry Bowmen welcome visitors to their indoor sessions on Tuesday and Friday evenings:
 Indoor shooting with Chantry Bowmen

Chantry Bowmen of Rotherham have issued the entry forms for their Longbow and Sword shoots:
 Chantry Bowmen Longbow Tournament (9 May 2015)
 The Chantry Sword Longbow Tournament (4 July 2015)

1 November 2014: The results of the YAA Field Championships are now available:
 YAA Field Championships 2014 results

A gallery of photos from the YAA Field Championships has been added to the site:
 YAA Field Championships 2014 photos

Archery GB (the GNAS) will be running its November Challenge for juniors again in 2014:
 AGB November Challenge 2014

Yorkshire archers figure prominently in the target archery rankings for 2014:
 National target archery rankings 2014

20 October 2014: The results of the National Clout Championships have been released:
 National Clout Championships 2014 results

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