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.

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AGM 2019

The YAA Annual General Meeting 2019 will be held in Barnsley on the 9th of March:
 69th AGM of the YAA


Arrowhawks Archery Academy has been launched to provide national talent development and academy programmes to Yorkshire

Danage timing equipment

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

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YAA events

YAA Annual General Meeting 9 March 2019 2019 details
YAA Indoor Championships 10 March 2019 2019 entry form

2018 results
YAA Clout Weekend 20 & 21 April 2019 2019 entry form

2018 metric results
2018 Imperial results
Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day
(Single WA1440 Star and Metrics)
1 June 2019 2019 entry form

2018 results
YAA Senior & Junior Championships 2 June 2019 2019 entry form

2018 results
2018 photos
YAA WA1440 6 July 2019 2019 entry form

WA1440 2018 results
Double WA720/WA50 7 July 2019 2019 entry form

Double WA720 2018 results
YAA Longbow Championships 3 August 2019 2019 entry form

2018 results
5 Counties Juniors Match 5 October 2019 2018 report
5 Counties Seniors Match 6 October 2019 2018 report
YAA Field Championships TBA 2018 results
2018 photos

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Latest news

21 February 2019: Arrowhawks Archery Academy will be holding a junior coaching and training session at Haxby, York on Saturday 2nd March:
 Arrowhawks Archery Academy Junior coaching and training, 2nd March

Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agners will be running two beginners courses in 2019:
 Beginning: ABBA

14 February 2019: The January results of the YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League are now available:
 YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League, January results

The Bowmen of Adel will be running six beginners courses in 2019:
 Beginning: Bowmen of Adel

Pennine Archers will be running a beginners courses on Sunday mornings in March:
 Beginning: Pennine Archers

12 February 2019: The 69th Annual General Meeting of the YAA will be held in Barnsley on the 9th of March:
 69th AGM of the YAA

Pennine Archers will be holding an open session for archers on the Archery GB National Talent Development Program on Saturday 2 March:
 National Talent Development Pathway at Pennine Archers

The YAA has decided not to sell off any used bosses this year since it will not be ordering any new ones. Sales of used bosses are expected to resume in 2020.

The afternoon session of the YAA Indoor Championships is now full except for two 3-spot places. Still plenty of space in the morning session:
 YAA Indoor Championships & Open Meeting 2019

York Archers Society have issued the target list for the Yorkshire Combined:
 York AS Yorkshire Combined target list (PDF)

3 February 2019: A Level 2 Coach training course will be held in Keighley from May:
 Level 2 Coach training course in Keighley

Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes will hold their ABBA Dabba Doo shoot on the 16th of March:
 ABBA 8th ABBA Dabba Do Longbow Shoot

The Pomfret 60 has returned to the grounds of Pontefract Castle, and will be held on the 31st of August:
 The Pomfret 60, hosted by The Wakefield Archers

The Wakefield Albion will take place on the 21st of July:
 The Wakefield Archers Albion and Windsors

Chantry Bowmen will hold their Record Status American on the 10th of August:
 Chantry Bowmen of Rotherham American/Rotherham/Phoenix

York Archers Society will hold their Double York/Hereford/Bristols on the 15th and 16th of June:
 York Archers Society Record Status Double York/Hereford/Bristols

Burton Constable Company of Bowmen have issued the entry forms for three shoots:
 BCCB Medieval Longbow Fun Shoot (9th June)
 BCCB Junior Competition and Fun Shoot (7th July)
 BCCB East Riding of Yorkshire Archery Championship (4th August)

26 January 2019: The December results of the YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League are now available:
 YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League, December results

Thirsk Bowmen will hold their Double WA720 Weekend on the 27th and 28th of April:
 Thirsk Bowmen Double WA720 Weekend 2019

A full Easton A/C/E SS stabiliser set-up has been added to the Small ads page:
 Easton stabilisers

16 January 2019: Dearne Valley Archery Club have announced that their Double Portsmouth shoot, scheduled for the 27th of January, has been cancelled owing to circumstances beyond their control.

The Grand Northern Archery Meeting will be held in Cheshire on the 20th and 21st of July:
 The Grand Northern Archery Meeting

The NCAS Clout Weekend will be held in York on the 7th and 8th of September:
 NCAS Clout Weekend

A 47 lb English longbow has been added to the Small ads page:
 Hand-made four-laminate English longbow

12 January 2019: The YAA Longbow Championships will be held on the 3rd of August:
 YAA 33rd Longbow Championships and Open Meeting

York Archers Society will hold their Spring Clout on the 14th of April:
 York Archers Society Spring Clout Tournament

Abbeydale Archers have published the entry forms for their outdoor shoots:
 Abbeydale Archers Grand National Open Pie and Pea/Beans Shoot (6 April)
 Abbeydale Archers Open Potato Shoot (15 September)

Selby Archers Society will hold their Open Westerns on the 19th of May:
 Selby Archery Club 42nd Annual Open Westerns Tournament

Harvester Archers will be running beginners courses in February and March:
 Beginning: Upcoming courses

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