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.

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 Latest news
 The Yorkshire Sword
 Notifications of updates
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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:

Notifications of updates

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YAA Tournaments

YAA Indoor Championships 8th March 2015 2015 entry form
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2014 results
YAA Clout Championships 19th April 2015 2015 entry form

2014 results
YAA Single WA1440 6th June 2015 2015 entry form

2014 results
YAA Senior & Junior Championships 7th June 2015 2015 entry form

2014 results
YAA Double WA1440 4th & 5th July 2015 2015 entry form

2014 results
YAA Longbow Championships 8th August 2015 2015 entry form

2014 results
5 Counties Juniors Match TBA 2014 photos
5 Counties Seniors Match TBA 2014 photos
YAA Field Championships TBA 2014 results

2014 photos

This site

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Latest news

27 January 2015: Bill Spencer of St George's AC has died:
 Bill Spencer

The YAA Indoor Championships tournament is now full:
 YAA Annual County Indoor Championships & Open Meeting 2015

24 January 2015: Joe Fairburn has been shortlisted for the Leeds Sports Awards:
 Joe shortlisted for Leeds Sports Awards

The Grand Northern Archery Meeting will be held in Wetherby on the 25th and 26th of July:
 The Grand Northern Archery Meeting

The Northern Counties Clout Championships will take place in Harrogate on the 6th of September:
 NCAS Annual Clout Championships

21 January 2015: The entry form for Abbeydale's Potato Shoot has been issued:
 Abbeydale Archers Potato Shoot

Abbeydale Archers will not be holding their Longbow Tournament in April, but hope to hold it in August, probably on the 16th.

The Yorkshire Combined indoor tournament of York Archers Society is now full.

18 January 2015: Barnsley Archery Club's Early Bird shoot will be held on the 1st of March:
 Barnsley AC's Early Bird Western

Dearne Valley Archery Club have published the results of today's Double Portsmouth:
 Dearne Valley Double Portsmouth 2015 results

17 January 2015: Dearne Valley Archery Club will be holding their popular two-day Easter Field Shoot on the 4th and 5th of April:
 Dearne Valley AC Easter 2015 Field Shoot

Archers of East Riding will be holding their Clout Weekend on the 23rd and 24th of May:
 Archers of East Riding Double Clout Weekend

14 January 2015: An Archery Club Network Roadshow will be delivered in Leeds on the 14th of February:
 Archery Club Network Roadshow: Leeds

Phoenix Bowmen will be holding their Floodlit Pie & Peas National on Sunday the 12th of April:
 Phoenix Bowmen 8th Floodlit Pie & Peas National Shoot

The Wakefield Archers have released the results of Sunday's indoor tournament:
 The Wakefield Archers Double Portsmouth Tournament 2015 results

10 January 2015: Panda Bowmen have released the entry forms for their Pandamonium and Crecy shoots:
 Panda Bowmen Pandamonium 25th Longbow Tournament (4 April 2015)
 Panda Bowmen Crecy Shoot (18 July 2015)

York Archers Society have published the results of their Double Worcester:
 York Archers Society Worcester 2014 results

8 January 2015: A gallery of photos from the YAA juniors squad Christmas fun shoot has been added to the site:
 YAA juniors squad Christmas fun shoot 2014

6 January 2015: Abbeydale Archers are bringing back their Potato Shoot:
 Abbeydale Potato Shoot returns

5 January 2015: Savile Bowmen's indoor shoot on the 2nd of February is now full.

1 January 2015: The entry forms for the YAA's outdoor target and clout shoots have been released:
 YAA Clout Championships (19 April 2015)
 NCAS Yorkshire Open WA1440 Star & Metrics (6 June 2015)
 YAA Senior & Junior Championships & Open Meeting (7 June 2015)
 NCAS Yorkshire Open Double WA1440 Star (4 & 5 July 2015)
 YAA 29th Longbow Championships and Open Meeting (8 August 2015)

Selby Archery Club will be holding their Open Westerns on the 17th of May:
 Selby AC 38th Annual Open Westerns Tournament

29 December 2014: York Archers Society will be holding their Yorkshire Combined on the 22nd of February:
 York Archers Society Yorkshire Combined Tournament

The Clout Tassel Award Rankings for 2014 are now available:
 National clout tassel award rankings 2014

25 December 2014: A Level 1 Coach training course will be starting in Sheffield in late February or early March 2015:
 Level 1 Coach course coming up

19 December 2014: Archers are invited to nominate people for the Archery GB National Awards:
 Archery GB National Awards - AGM 2015

AGB is recruiting young people to its new judge training programme:
 New Judge Training Programme

Chanry Bowmen would like to send a Christmas message to all archers:
 Christmas wishes from Chantry Bowmen

11 December 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: 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

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