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.
The YAA presents awards in recognition of service to archers and clubs in Yorkshire.


Welcome to the website of the Yorkshire Archery Association.

 Latest news
 The Yorkshire Sword
 Notifications of updates
 YAA tournaments
 This site

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 - 2016 in this case.

Please consider making a nomination for service performed during 2016.

All nominations must include a citation and must be received in writing by the County Secretary no later than the 31st of December 2016.

 Yorkshire Sword 2016 nomination form (Word document)

Danage timing equipment

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

Notifications of updates

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YAA Tournaments

YAA Indoor Championships 13 March 2016

12 March 2017
2017 entry form

2016 results
YAA Clout Championships 17 April 2016

16 April 2017
2016 results
Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day
(Single WA1440 Star and Metrics)
4 June 2016 2016 results

2016 photos
YAA Senior & Junior Championships 5 June 2016 2016 results
YAA Double WA1440 2 & 3 July 2016 2016 results
YAA Longbow Championships 6 August 2016 2016 results
5 Counties Juniors Match 1 October 2016 2016 results

2016 report

2016 photos
5 Counties Seniors Match 2 October 2016 2016 Teams results

2016 Individual results

2016 report

2016 photos
YAA Field Championships 23 October 2016 2016 details

2015 results

This site

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Latest news

6 December 2016: A Level 1 Coach training course will be held in Keighley, starting on the 1st of April 2017:
 Level 1 course in Keighley

Dearne Valley AC will hold their Double Portsmouth on the 29th of January:
 Dearne Valley AC Double Portsmouth 2017

3 December 2016: 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 2016:
 The Yorkshire Sword

Chantry Bowmen have published the results of the D&DAA Championships:
 Chantry Bowmen (formerly D&DAA) Indoor Championships 2016 results

30 November 2016: A full set of Easton X10 stabilisers has been added to the Small Ads page:
 Easton X10 stabiliser set-up

A brand new high-spec SKB bow case has been added to the Small Ads page:
 SKB i-Series bow case - recurve or compound

The county calendar has been updated with the dates of university (BUCS, BUTC and NEUAL) shoots:
 YAA county calendar

26 November 2016: The YAA Indoor Championships 2017 will be held on the 12th of March:
 YAA Annual County Indoor Championships & Open Meeting 2017

22 November 2016: Dearne Valley AC have published the results of their Remembrance Day Field Shoot:
 DVAC Remembrance Day Field Shoot 2016 results

CI Adventures of Halifax will be starting an eight-week beginners course in January:
 Introduction to archery - course at C I Adventures

20 November 2016: The latest YAA newsletter is now available:
 Autumn-Winter 2016 YAA Newsletter

19 November 2016: Barnsley Archery Club have cancelled their Eliminator shoot:
 Barnsley Eliminator cancelled

15 November 2016: The ABBA Dabba Doo will be held on the 11th of March:
 Archers of Bridlington & Burton Agnes 6th ABBA Dabba Do Longbow Shoot

St George's AC will hold their Bill Spencer Open Westerns on the 18th of June:
 Saint George's Archery Club Bill Spencer Open Westernt

The Wakefield Archers' Double Portsmouth on the 8th of January is now full.

10 November 2016: Gareth Beeby has become a National Judge:
 Gareth Beeby - National Judge

Barnsley Archery Club's WA Combined will take place on the 15th of January:
 Barnsley AC WRS WA Combined 25m/18m

York Archers Society will hold their Worcester shoots on the 27th of December:
 York Archers Society Worcester

6 November 2016: The county records have been updated with 109 new achievements:
 New county records

Pennine Archers will host a leg of the British Barebow Championships on the 27th of November:
 News item
 15th British Barebow Indoor Championships

22 October 2016: The results of the National Clout Championships have been published:
 National Clout Championships 2016 results

White Rose Archers will hold their Crazy National for longbows on the 25th of March:
 White Rose Archers Crazy National

17 October 2016: Dearne Valley's Remembrance Day Field Shoot will be held on the 13th of November:
 Dearne Valley AC Remembrance Day Field Shoot 2016

Dearne Valley AC will be holding four open field shoots throughout the winter:
 DVAC Winter League open field archery day, 18th December 2016
 DVAC Winter League open field archery day, 22nd January 2017
 DVAC Winter League open field archery day, 26th February 2017
 DVAC Winter League open field archery day, 26th March 2017

Savile Bowmen's Double Portsmouth will be held on the 5th of February:
 Savile Bowmen 25th Indoor Tournament

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