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||9th March 2014
8th March 2015
|YAA Clout Championships||20th April 2014
19th April 2015
|YAA Single FITA||31st May 2014
6th June 2015
|YAA Senior & Junior Championships||1st June 2014
7th June 2015
|YAA Double FITA||5th & 6th July 2014
4th & 5th July 2015
|YAA Longbow Championships||16th August 2014||2014 results|
|5 Counties Juniors Match||4th October 2014||2014 photos|
|5 Counties Seniors Match||5th October 2014||2014 photos|
|YAA Field Championships||26th October 2014||2014 results
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20 November 2014: The Audrey Lawrence shoot at Chantry Bowmen is now full.
15 November 2014: The dates of the YAA senior and junior squad winter training programmes have been announced:
YAA junior squad - winter training programme
YAA senior squad - winter training programme
Chantry Bowmen invite longbow archers to help revive their Double Two-Way Worcester:
Chantry Bowmen reviving Double Two-Way Worcester
York Archers Society have issued the target list for their Double Portsmouth, which is now full:
York AS Double Portsmouth target list (PDF)
York Archers Society will be holding their Double Worcester on the 28th of December:
York Archers Society Double Worcester
Dearne Valley Archery Club will be holding four Winter Field Archery League shoots this season:
WFAL shoots at Dearne Valley AC
Dearne Valley AC will be holding their Double Portsmouth on the 18th of January:
Dearne Valley Archery Club Double Portsmouth
A gallery of photos from the Bridlington indoor shoot has been added to the site:
ABBA Portsmouth 2014
9 November 2014: The Bridlington Indoor results are now available:
Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes Indoor Tournament 2014 awards
Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes Indoor Tournament 2014 results
7 November 2014: The county records have been updated with 137 new achievements:
Yorkshire's juniors have done well in the national junior target archery rankings:
Junior target archery rankings 2014
Best wishes to Amy Oliver, who is competing in the Marrakesh leg of the WA Indoor World Cup this weekend:
Archery GB: 13 bid for World Cup glory
The Chantry D&DAA Indoor Championships shoot (30 November) is now full:
Chantry D&DAA Indoor Championships
A Hoyt Ultra Elite compound bow and two Carter release aids have been added to the Small ads page:
Hoyt Ultra Elite compound bow (right-handed)
Carter Simple 1 thumb release
Carter Mini-Evolution release aid
5 November 2014: Chantry Bowmen welcome visitors to their indoor sessions on Tuesday and Friday evenings:
Indoor shooting with Chantry Bowmen
Some spaces remain at the York Archers Society Double Portsmouth on the 23rd of November:
York Archers Society Double Portsmouth
Chantry Bowmen of Rotherham have issued the entry forms for their Longbow and Sword shoots:
Chantry Bowmen Longbow Tournament (9 May 2015)
The Chantry Sword Longbow Tournament (4 July 2015)
1 November 2014: The results of the YAA Field Championships are now available:
YAA Field Championships 2014 results
A gallery of photos from the YAA Field Championships has been added to the site:
YAA Field Championships 2014 photos
Archery GB (the GNAS) will be running its November Challenge for juniors again in 2014:
AGB November Challenge 2014
Yorkshire archers figure prominently in the target archery rankings for 2014:
National target archery rankings 2014
20 October 2014: The results of the National Clout Championships have been released:
National Clout Championships 2014 results
19 October 2014: Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes will hold their ABBA Dabba Do longbow shoot on the 14th of March:
Archers of Bridlington & Burton Agnes 4th ABBA Dabba Do Longbow Shoot
18 October 2014: Chantry Bowmen have published the results of their Great Western shoot:
Chantry Bowmen Great Western Tournament 2014 results
13 October 2014: Richard Watts has received the Yorkshire Award:
Richard Watts receives the Yorkshire Award
The results of Saturday's York Archers Society October Clout shoot is now available:
York Archers Society October Clout 2014 results
Greenman Archers have published the results of yesterday's Yorkshire Pudding shoot:
Greenman Archers Yorkshire Pudding Shoot 2014 results