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.
The 66th Annual General Meeting of the Yorkshire Archery Association will be held on Saturday the 12th of March 2016 from 10:30 AM at Barnsley Archery Club, Barnsley Rugby Club, Shaw Lane, Barnsley.
66th AGM of the YAA
Danage timing equipment
The YAA's new Danage timing system is available for use by YAA clubs:
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|YAA Indoor Championships||13 March 2016||2016 details
|YAA Clout Championships||17 April 2016||2016 details
|Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day
(Single WA1440 Star and Metrics)
|4 June 2016||2016 details
2015 shoot abandoned
|YAA Senior & Junior Championships||5 June 2016||2016 details
|YAA Double WA1440||2 & 3 July 2016||2016 details
|YAA Longbow Championships||6 August 2016||2016 details
|5 Counties Juniors Match||1 October 2016||2015 results
|5 Counties Seniors Match||2 October 2016||2015 results|
|YAA Field Championships||TBA||2015 results|
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13 February 2016: West Yorkshire Sport is holding a series of club development evenings in Halifax, Bradford, Huddersfield and Keighley:
West Yorkshire club development evenings
Archers of East Riding will hold their Clout Weekend on the 28th and 29th of May:
Archers of East Riding Double Clout Weekend
Archers of East Riding will hold a UK Record Status WA 720 and head-to-head on the 21st of August:
Archers of East Riding 2nd WA 720 and head-to-head
10 February 2016: The 66th Annual General Meeting of the YAA will be held in Barnsley on Saturday the 12th of March 2016:
66th AGM of the YAA
Barnsley Archery Club have published the target list for Sunday's WRS WA Combined 25m/18m:
Barnsley AC WA Combined 2016 target list (PDF)
Adwalton Moor Archers will be starting a beginners course on Friday the 11th of March:
7 February 2016: Abbeydale Archers will hold their Potato Shoot on the 2nd of April:
Abbeydale Archers Potato Shoot
30 January 2016: The Wakefield Archers will hold the Pomfret 60 on the 3rd of September, at a new venue, Pontefract New College:
The Pomfret 60, hosted by The Wakefield Archers
28 January 2016: The NCAS Clout Championships will be held in Harrogate on the 4th of September:
NCAS Annual Clout Championships & Inter County Team Championships
Information is being sought about archer James Aaron Mason, formerly of Huddersfield Archers:
Information sought about archer Jim Mason
The YAA Indoor Championships shoot is now full and a waiting list is in operation. The target list will be produced towards the end of February, but a list of archers who have entered is available:
YAA Indoor Championships entrants 2016
Spaces are still available at Barnsley AC's World Record Status WA Combined (25m/18m) shoot on the 14th of February, and there will be several opportunities to practice 25m and 18m shooting at the venue in advance:
Barnsley AC World Record Status WA Combined 25m/18m
York Archers Society's Combined WA Indoor shoot on the 21st of February is now full and a waiting list is in operation.
23 January 2016: Panda Bowmen will hold their Pandamonium longbow shoot on the 16th of April:
Panda Bowmen 26th Pandamonium Longbow Tournament
20 January 2016: York Archers Society will hold their WRS double WA1440, including the EAF Target Championships, on the 27th and 28th of August:
York AS Double WA1440 2016 and EAF Target Championships 2016
14 January 2016: Bronte Archers will host Stage 6 of the National Series:
Bronte to host National Series
Barnsley AC will hold their Early Bird on the 6th of March:
Barnsley Archery Club's Early Bird Western
Hull Kingston Archers invite members of other clubs to shoot with them indoors on Wednesday evenings:
Indoor shooting at Hull Kingston Archers
If you fancy combining a trip to Malta with archery, the Archery Association of Malta will hold its annual International Tournament between the 8th and 10th of April:
47th Malta Annual International Tournament
Barnsley YMCA Archers will be starting a beginners course on the 30th of January:
Barnsley YMCA Archers beginners course
9 January 2016: The YAA policy on coach qualification grants has been revised:
Coach qualification grants revised
The YAA Clout Championships will be held in Driffield on the 17th of April:
YAA Senior & Junior Clout Championships 2016
St George's AC's Bill Spencer Open will be a WA720 and head-to-head shoot:
Saint George's Archery Club 2nd Bill Spencer Open (12 June 2016)