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 Archery GB (the Grand National Archery Society).
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 2020

The YAA Annual General Meeting 2020 will be held in Barnsley on the 7th of March:
 70th 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 7 March 2020  2020 details
YAA Indoor Championships 8 March 2020  2020 entry form
 2020 target list

 2019 results
YAA Clout Weekend 18 & 19 April 2020  2020 entry form

 2019 metric results
 2019 Imperial results
Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day
(Single WA1440 Star and Metrics)
6 June 2020  2020 entry form

 2019 results
YAA Senior & Junior Championships 7 June 2020  2020 entry form

 2019 results
YAA WA1440 4 July 2020  2020 entry form

 WA1440 2019 results
Double WA720/WA50 5 July 2020  2020 entry form

 Double WA720 2019 results
Grand Northern Archery Meeting 25-26 July 2020  2020 entry form
YAA Longbow Championships 1 August 2020  2020 entry form

 2019 awards
 2019 results
5 Counties Juniors Match 3 October 2020  
5 Counties Seniors Match 4 October 2020  
YAA Field Championships TBA  2019 results

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Latest news

24 February 2020: Bronte Archers invite Yorkshire clubs to compete for the Inter Club 2020 title on the 16th of August:
 Bronte Archers 2nd Yorkshire Inter Club Tournament

York Archers Society have published the results of yesterday's Yorkshire Combined:
 York Archers Society Yorkshire Combined 2020 results

23 February 2020: The target list for the YAA Indoor Championships is now available:
 YAA Indoor Championships 2020 target list
If any entrants are unable to shoot, we would be grateful if they would contact the Tournament Organiser as soon as possible.

19 February 2020: Burton Constable Company of Bowmen have issued the entry forms for their Medieval and East Riding shoots:
 BCCB Medieval Longbow Fun Shoot (7th June)
 BCCB East Riding of Yorkshire Archery Championship (2nd August)

The NCAS Flight Championships will be held at Church Fenton on the 9th of August:
 Northern Counties Flight Championships 2020

The National Flight Championships will be held at Church Fenton on the 16th of August:
 National Flight Championships 2020

18 February 2020: The county records have been updated with 24 new achievements:
 New YAA records

The Chantry Great Western will be held on the 10th of October:
 Chantry Bowmen Great Western

Chantry Bowmen have had to change the food arrangements for their shoots as the food supplier has increased the cost of bacon sandwiches by quite a lot, so they can't give out the free sandwiches. Chantry have reduced the prices of the shoots to compensate. Anyone who has already paid will be refunded on the day. Revised entry forms have been issued::
 Chantry Bowmen Longbow Tournament (2 May)
 The Chantry Sword Longbow Tournament (4 July)
 Chantry Bowmen American/Rotherham/Phoenix (8 August)

11 February 2020: The Wharfe Valley Archers Midsummer Field Shoot will be supporting the This Girl Can campaign:
 Wharfe Valley Archers MIdsummer Field Shoot

6 February 2020: The YAA Longbow Championships will be held in Rotherham on the 1st of August:
 YAA 34th Longbow Championships and Open Meeting

The St George Longbow Tournament will be held on the 26th of April:
 The Saint George Longbow Tournament

2 February 2020: The 70th Annual General Meeting of the YAA will be held on the 7th of March:
 70th AGM of the YAA

Archery GB is establishing a National Talent Development Programme base in York:
 National Talent Development Programme comes to the North

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

17 January 2020: The entry forms for the YAA's Wetherby tournaments are now available:
 The Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day (6 June)
 YAA Annual County Senior & Junior Championships (7 June)
 YAA Open WA1440 and Double WA720/WA50 (4 & 5 July)

The YAA has clarified the eligibility criteria for awards at YAA-organised tournaments:
 Eligibility criteria for Yorkshire Archery Tournament awards

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

Dearne Valley's Easter Field Weekend will be on the 11th and 12th of April:
 Dearne Valley AC Easter 2020 Field Shoot

12 January 2020: Pennine Archers will host an Archery GB club development workshop on the 22nd of February:
 AGB club development workshop

The November 2019 results of the NCAS Junior Postal League are now available:
 NCAS Junior Postal League - November 2019 results

Abbeydale Archers will hold their Grand National Pie & Peas shoot on the 4th of April:
 Abbeydale Archers Grand National Open Pie and Pea/Beans Shoot 2020

Abbeydale Archers will hold their Potato shoot on the 6th of September:
 Abbeydale Archers Open Potato Shoot

9 January 2020: Pennine Archers are hosting a two-day Archery GB workshop on coaching the technical framework on the 1st and 2nd of February:
 Coaching the Technical Framework - workshop at Pennine

31 December 2019: The YAA Clout Weekend will be held on the 18th and 19th of April:
 YAA Clout Weekend 2020

The Scorton Silver Arrow meeting will be held in Harrogate on the 16th of May:
 The Antient Scorton Silver Arrow

Selby Archers Society will hold their Open Westerns on the 17th of May:
 Selby Archery Club 43rd Annual Open Westerns Tournament

York Archers Society have published the results of their Double Worcester:
 York Archers Society Double Worcester 2019 results

The NCAS Clout Weekend will be held in York on the 5th and 6th of September:
 NCAS Clout Weekend

29 December 2019: Sarah Monteith has retained the national Ladies Barebow title:
 Sarah retains British Barebow title

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