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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Pandemic-related cancellations

In response to HM Government advice regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, Archery GB has advised that all archery activities be suspended for the time being:
 Archery GB: All archery in the UK should be postponed for the forseeable future

The following archery events in Yorkshire have been cancelled, postponed or closed to new entries:
 NCAS AGM and Committee (21 March)
 White Rose Crazy National (21 March)
 Pennine Archers Combined Brays (28 & 29 March)
 St George's AC Ted Mallet Clout (29 March)
 Abbeydale Archers Grand National (4 April)
 Dearne Valley Easter Weekend (11-12 April)
 York AS Spring Clout (12 April)
 YAA Clout Weekend (18 & 19 April)
 Arrowhawks Technical Framework Introduction and Coaching Technique (18 & 19 April)
 Thirsk Bowmen Double WA720 Weekend (25-26 April)
 Arrowhawks National Talent Development Programme - North (26 April)
 Chantry Longbow (2 May)
 Bronte Spring Weekend (9 & 10 May)
 Archers of East Riding Clout Weekend (23 & 24 May)
 National Tour Stage 3 at Barnsley (30 & 31 May)

We fully expect more cancellations. Please check with the organisers before travelling to any events.


Please note: all Arrowhawks activities are suspended until further notice.

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 results
YAA Clout Weekend 18 & 19 April 2020 Cancelled for 2020

 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 25 October 2020  2019 results

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Latest news

2 April 2020: Noel Lawrence of Chantry Bowmen has passed away:
 Noel Lawrence

Arrowhawks Archery Academy have cancelled their April events:
 Cancellation of events hosted by Arrowhawks Archery Academy

Abbeydale Archers have cancelled their Grand National tournament, which was scheduled for this coming Sunday.

Thirsk Bowmen have cancelled their Double WA720 Weekend, scheduled for the 25th and 26th of April.

24 March 2020: A virtual NCAS Coaching Conference will be held on the 25th of April, in place of the cancelled in-person event:
 NCAS Coaching Conference, 25th April 2020 - the alternative solution

Thirsk Bowmen have been awarded Performance Specialism Club status:
 Thirsk Bowmen awarded Performance Specialism Club status

22 March 2020: Archers of East Riding have cancelled their Clout Weekend:
 Archers of East Riding Clout Weekend cancelled

19 March 2020: Pennine Archers have cancelled their Combined Brays shoot:
 Pennine Combined Brays cancelled

Archery GB has closed many national-level shoots to new entries - they will decide nearer the time whether the events will go ahead:
 Archery GB Events

18 March 2020: The YAA regrets to announce the cancellation of its Clout Weekend:
 YAA Clout Weekend cancelled

Bronte Archers have cancelled their Spring Weekend:
 Bronte Spring Weekend cancelled

17 March 2020: In response to HM Government advice regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, Archery GB has advised that all archery activities be suspended for the time being:
 Archery GB: All archery in the UK should be postponed for the forseeable future

Chantry Bowmen have cancelled their Longbow tournament:
 Chantry Longbow cancelled

St George's AC have cancelled the Ted Mallett clout:
 Ted Mallet cancelled

York Archers Society have cancelled their Spring Clout tournament:
 York AS Spring Clout cancelled

Dearne Valley AC have cancelled their Easter Weekend field shoot:
 Dearne Valley AC Easter Weekend cancelled

15 March 2020: With apologies for the delay, the January results of the YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League are now available:
 YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League, January results

The Northern Counties Archery Society has cancelled the upcoming AGM and Committee meeting:
 NCAS AGM and Committee meeting cancelled

White Rose Archers regret to announce the cancellation of their Crazy National shoot:
 White Rose Crazy National cancelled

14 March 2020: The February results of the YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League are now available:
 YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League, February results

The Bowmen of Adel intend to hold the St George shoot as scheduled, but request that people let them know soon if they intend to enter:
 Adel St George shoot - expressions of intent requested

The National Clout Championships will be held in York on the 17th of October:
 The National Clout Championships 2020

The first Tassel Award Scheme National Championships will be held in York on the 18th of October:
 The Tassel Award Scheme National Championships 2020

The results of the ABBA Dabba Doo shoot have been published:
 Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes ABBA Dabba Doo Longbow Western 2020 results

10 March 2020: The results of the YAA Indoor Championships are now available:
 YAA Senior & Junior Indoor Championships and Open Meeting 2020 results

2 March 2020: The Wakefield Albion will take place on the 19th of July:
 The Wakefield Archers Albion and Windsors

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

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 26 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

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