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Dearne Valley March Field Open Day cancelled

Mark Tinker - 13 February 2018

Sorry to report that Dearne Valley Archery Club must cancel its March Field Open Day, scheduled for the 18th of March. We have found that we need more time to prepare the course for our Easter Weekend field shoot.

Our February Field Open Day will be going ahead on the 25th of February, and we hope to see you there. We also hope to welcome you to our Easter Weekend field shoot on the 31st of March and the 1st of April.


Mark Tinker
Dearne Valley Archery Club

Ted Mallett cancelled

Paul Lomas - 10 February 2018

St George's Archery Club has had to cancel the Ted Mallet open clout competition scheduled for the 8th of April 2018, owing to unfortunate circumstances.

It is the intention to reorganise the competition ready for next year.

We apologise for any inconvenience or disappointment this causes.


Paul Lomas
Assistant event organiser
St George's Archery Club

68th AGM of the YAA

Andy Wilkinson - 6th February 2018

Notice of the 68th Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Yorkshire Archery Association has been arranged for Saturday 10th March 2018 at Barnsley Archery Club, Barnsley Rugby Club, Shaw Lane, Barnsley at 10:30 AM in the Holgate suite. I look forward to seeing you there but should you be unable to attend please try to ensure that your club is represented.

Agenda for the 68th AGM

  1. Apologies
  2. Minutes of the 67th AGM
    • Points of Accuracy
    • Approval
  3. Matters Arising
  4. Chairman's Report
  5. Secretary's Report
  6. Treasurer's Report
    • Approve accounts
    • Set Affiliation Fees
    • Appointment of a Validator
  7. Officers reports
    • CCO
    • JLO
    • Junior Officer
    • PRO
    • Tournaments (Target, Clout, Field & Longbow)
    • Teams
    • Safeguarding
  8. Committee Recommendations
    • Proposed changes to the Constitution
  9. Election of Officers and Members of the General Committee
  10. Confirmation in post of Safeguarding Officers

 YAA Annual General Meeting 2017 minutes


Andy Wilkinson
Yorkshire Archery Association Secretary
Archery GB County Development Coordinator
 yaa.sec@googlemail.com

Barnsley WRS WA Combined cancelled

Sophie Carpenter - 3 February 2018

Barnsley Archery Club regret to announce that we are having to cancel the WRS Combined competition that was to be held on the 11th of February owing to lack of entries.

We apologise for any inconvenience or disappointment caused.


Sophie Carpenter
Barnsley Archery Club

AGB competitions review, presentation and discussion

Kath Fitzpatrick - 26 January 2018

Jon Nott, Archery GB's Competitions and Events manager, invites you to a session in Haxby, York on the 10th of March. This session will discuss the future of archery competitions in the UK.

If you’re an archer, tournament organiser or a coach, please come and let AGB know your thoughts.

For full details and the contact email address for registering your interest, please see the flyer:
 AGB competitions review, presentation and discussion (PDF)

Kath Fitzpatrick
Yorkshire County Coaching Officer

 ArcheryCoaches.co.uk

 01226 218518
 07590 466907

Break-in and theft at Aire Valley Archers

Keith Riley - 17 January 2018

Aire Valley Archers had their club house broken into this week. Approximately fifty beginner and intermediate bows were stolen, along with a petrol-powered strimmer and a Viking metal detector.

Please be on the lookout for anyone trying to offload this type of equipment, and contact us directly or via the YAA.


Keith Riley
Aire Valley Archers

Student archery schedule 2018

Bethany Dexter - 21 December 2017

The dates of student archery championship events in 2018 have been announced. They are:
 BUCS Indoor Southern Regional: 24th February, K2 Crawley
 BUCS Indoor Northern Regional: 24th and 25th February, UCLan
 NEUAL Indoor Championships: 3rd March, Salford
 BUCS Indoor Finals: 11th March, Bristol
 BUTC: 25th March, Birmingham
 NEUAL Outdoor Championships: 12th May, UCLan


Bethany Dexter
Pennine Archers

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