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.
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 Indoor Championships||8th March 2015
13th March 2016
2016 entry form
|YAA Clout Championships||19th April 2015||2015 results
|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
|5 Counties Juniors Match||3rd October 2015||2015 results
|5 Counties Seniors Match||4th October 2015||2015 results|
|YAA Field Championships||25th October 2015|
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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
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