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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|YAA Indoor Championships||8th March 2015
13th March 2016
|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 entry form
2015 target list
|YAA Longbow Championships||8th August 2015||2015 entry form
|5 Counties Juniors Match||3rd October 2015||2015 score submission form
|5 Counties Seniors Match||4th October 2015||2015 score submission form
|YAA Field Championships||25th October 2015||2015 entry form
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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:
Northern Counties Flight Championships 2015
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
30 June 2015: Yorkshire brought back two team trophies from the Archery GB Midsummer Counties Team Championships:
Yorkshire at the Midsummer Event 2015
A gallery of photos from the Archery GB Midsummer Counties Team Championships has been added to the site:
Midsummer Event 2015 photos
The results of the South Yorkshire Double WA1440 are now available:
South Yorkshire Double WA1440 2015 results
27 June 2015: The YAA urgently needs people for the work parties at the Double WA 1440 and the Grand Northern:
Help urgently needed for YAA shoots
The cut-off date for score submissions for the Senior Home Nations match is the 6th of July:
Cut-off for Senior Home Nations score submissions
York Archers Society have published the results of their Double York/Hereford:
York AS double York/Hereford 2015 results
25 June 2015: Photos from the York Double York/Hereford have been added to the site:
York Archers Double York/Hereford 2015
The target list for the NCAS/YAA Double WA1440 Star is now available:
NCAS/YAA Double WA1440 Star 2015 target list
22 June 2015: Joe Fairburn broke two national records at York last weekend:
Joe breaks two national records
18 June 2015: Lez Newsome's funeral service was held today:
Lez Newsome's service
St George's AC have published the results of the 1st Bill Spencer Westerns Tournament:
St George's 1st Bill Spencer Western results
16 June 2015: Louise Smith is Yorkshire's newest Regional Judge:
Louise Smith - Regional Judge
York Archers Society will be holding their October Clout shoot on the 10th of October:
York Archers Society October Clout Tournament
13 June 2015: Izzy and Adam Carpenter have performed brilliantly at the World Archery Youth Championships in Yankton, USA:
Izzy and Adam excel at the World Archery Youth Championships
A gallery of photos from York Archers Society's HfH Charity Clout has been added to the site:
York AS HfH Charity Clout 2015
11 June 2015: Lez Newsome's funeral will be held on Thursday the 18th of June:
Lez Newsome's funeral arrangements
The results of the YAA Championships 2015 are now available:
YAA Championships 2015 results (PDF)
8 June 2015: Trevor Astley has been awarded the Yorkshire Sword:
Trevor Astley is awarded the Yorkshire Sword
Abbeydale Archers will be holding an Open Longbow Windsor shoot on the 16th of August:
Abbeydale Archers Open Longbow Tournament
Burton Constable Company of Bowmen have published the results of yesterday's Medieval shoot:
Burton Constable Company of Bowmen Medieval Longbow Shoot 2015 results
6 June 2015: Lez Newsome, owner of Aardvark Archery and one of Yorkshire's best-known and most well-liked archers, has died:
30 May 2015: Dennis Heritage has been presented with the YAA Award of Merit:
Dennis Heritage receives the Award of Merit
29 May 2015: Chantry Bowmen of Rotherham will hold their 7th Firbeck Crecy shoot on the 19th of September:
Chantry Bowmen 7th Firbeck Crecy Shoot