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Regional, national and international archery associations.

Yorkshire archers and organisations

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Megan Tinker The website of Megan Tinker, one of Yorkshire archery's fastest-rising stars.
Amy Oliver The website of Amy Oliver, Yorkshire's 2012 archery Olympian.
Catherine Dales The website of Catherine Dales, one of Yorkshire's fastest-rising juniors.
Danielle Brown The website of Danielle Brown, Yorkshire's Paralympic Gold Medallist and World Champion.
Jessie Slater The website of Jessie Slater of Nova Bowmen.
Lewis Slater The website of Lewis Slater of Nova Bowmen.
Joe Fairburn The website of Joe Fairburn of Panda Bowmen.
YAA Coaching YAA Coaching, the coaching section of the Yorkshire Archery Association.
The Society of Archers One of the oldest organisations in archery, the Society holds the annual Antient Scorton Silver Arrow tournament.
The Humber Sports Partnership A partnership of key agencies for sport across East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.
North Yorkshire Sport The County Sports Partnership for North Yorkshire.
South Yorkshire Sport The County Sports Partnership for South Yorkshire.
West Yorkshire Sport The County Sports Partnership for West Yorkshire.
Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The other YAA! A vital health service that is supported entirely by donations, and is a popular cause for fund raising among Yorkshire's archers.

UK national organisations

Archery GB (the Grand National Archery Society) The WA-affiliated governing body for archery in the UK.
GNAS field The field archery section of the GNAS.
GNAS judges News and events related to judging, rules of shooting, safety, good practice, governance etc. Of interest to all archers, not only judges.
English Archery Federation The EAF selects and manages the England archery team at all Home Nations events, and hosts English championship and Home Nations events,
National Field Archery Society A field archery organisation covering the whole of the UK, specialising in unmarked 3D and paper animal rounds.
English Field Archery Association The IFAA-affiliated governing body for field archery in England.
Scottish Field Archery Association The IFAA-affiliated governing body for field archery in Scotland.
Welsh Field Archery Association The IFAA-affiliated governing body for field archery in Wales.
British Longbow Society An organisation that aims at promoting and preserving the recreational use of the traditional English longbow.
The Fraternity of Saint George A fraternity of archers that wish to uphold the traditional practise of the English Longbow.
Civil Service Archery Association The Sports Representative Body (SRB) for archery in the Civil Service.
RAF Archery (Per Ardua Archery Society) Promotes the sport of archery amongst serving and ex-serving members of the Royal Air Force and their dependants.
UKSAA The United Kingdom Student Archery Association.
British Blind Sports Archery The organisation for blind and partially sighted archers.
British Wheelchair Archery Association The organisation for wheelchair archers.
UK Sport A Government initiative aimed at leading the UK to sporting excellence.

Irish national organisations

Irish Amateur Archery Association The WA-affiliated governing body for archery in Ireland.
Irish Field Archery Federation IFAA-affiliated organisation for field archery in the whole of Ireland.

International organisations

World Archery (WA) International governing body for archery, recognised by the International Olympic Committee.
European and Mediterranean Archery Union Organisation for archery in Europe and the Mediterranean.
International Field Archery Association Organisation for field archery throughout the world (not WA-related).

UK regions

EMAS East Midlands Archery Society
GWAS Grand Western Archery Society
NCAS Northern Counties Archery Society
NIAS Northern Ireland Archery Society
SAA Scottish Archery Association
SCAS Southern Counties Archery Society
WAA Welsh Archery Association
WMAS West Midlands Archery Society

UK counties

Bedfordshire Bedfordshire County Archery Association
Berkshire Berkshire Archery Association
Buckinghamshire Buckinghamshire Archery Association
Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire Archery Association
Cheshire Cheshire Archery Association
Cumbria Cumbria County Archery Association
Derbyshire Derbyshire County Archery Association
Devon and Cornwall Devon and Cornwall Archery Society
Dorset and Wiltshire Dorset and Wiltshire Archery Association
Durham and Northumberland Durham and Northumberland Archery Association
Dyfed Dyfed Archers
(No website) East of Scotland Archery Association
Essex and Suffolk Essex County Archery Association - also covers Suffolk
Glamorgan Glamorgan Archery Association
Gloucestershire Gloucestershire Archery Society
Gwent Gwent County Archery Association
Hampshire Hampshire Archery Association
Herefordshire Herefordshire Archery Association
Hertfordshire Hertfordshire Archery Association
Isle of Man Isle of Man Archery Association
Kent Kent Archery Association
Lancashire Lancashire Archery Association
Leicestershire & Rutland Leicestershire & Rutland County Archery Association
Lincolnshire Lincolnshire County Archery Society
London County of London Archery Association
Middlesex Middlesex County Archery Association
Norfolk Norfolk Archery Association
(No website) North of Scotland Archery Association
Northamptonshire Northamptonshire County Archery Society
North Wales North Wales Archery Association
Nottinghamshire Nottinghamshire Archery Society
Oxfordshire County of Oxford Archery Society
Powys Powys Archery Association
Shropshire Shropshire Archery Society
Somerset Somerset County Archery Association
Staffordshire Staffordshire Archery Association
Surrey County of Surrey Archery Association
Sussex Sussex County Archery Association
Warwickshire County Of Warwick Archery Association
(No website) West of Scotland Archery Association
Worcestershire County of Worcestershire Archery Association
Yorkshire Yorkshire Archery Association


Some of the Web's busier archery discussion forums. Registration is free, but subject to rules of usage. Each board has its own distinct character, so you can soon find a favourite. Please note that there is no guarantee of the quality of information on these sites - anybody can post anything, so all advice must be treated with caution.

Archery Interchange UK This discussion board is the UK's largest online archery community, covering all aspects of archery as practised in the UK.
Sagittarius Archery Blackboard Hosted by the University of Twente in the Netherlands, though English is the language used. Especially good for recurve shooters.
Archery Forum An Australian-based discussion board covering all aspects of archery.
Archery Talk US-based discussion board - the world's largest. Particularly good for compound shooters and traditional archers.
Archery Learning Center US-based discussion board which aims at building a comprehensive and reliable knowledge base about archery.


Advice on equipment, tuning, form and other aspects of archery.

The Archer's Reference Compiled from various sources by Murray Elliot for the Balbardie and Grange clubs, this is a popular "how to" guide for recurve shooters.
Archer's Review Archery news and reviews, with an online monthly magazine.
Easton Archery The world's leading arrow manufacturer. The Easton Arrow Tuning and Maintenance Guide can be downloaded from here.
Exotic Hardwoods UK Ltd Importers and exporters of timber, including bow woods. People are welcome to visit and pick their own wood, but have to contact us to arrange an appointment as Kirk (our specialist with 25 years of experience) is sometimes visiting wood yards or sawmills.
Barebow A resource for barebow shooters.
Tenzone A useful collection of archery resources.
Texas State Archery Association A huge repository of resources from a notably successful organisation.
Mayflower Archers tournament calendar Mayflower Archers of Billericay, Essex, maintain a calendar of archery tournaments in the UK. This is especially useful if you're looking for tournaments outside the county.
KSL International The web page of the USA's top coach, Ki Sik Lee. Lots of useful information about form and execution.
Arrow misflight causes From Cranford Archery Club, this is a quick guide to the things that can send arrows where you didn't want them. Good for tracking down problems in your equipment or shooting style.

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