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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The Yorkshire Sword

Nominations are now being invited for the award of the Yorkshire Sword.

The Yorkshire Sword is awarded annually to the YAA-affiliated archer who, in the opinion of the Clubs and Committee Members of the Association, has made the greatest service to archery in Yorkshire in the course of a specific year - 2018 in this case.

Please consider making a nomination for service performed during 2018.

All nominations must include a citation and must be received in writing by the County Secretary no later than the 31st of December 2018.

 Yorkshire Sword 2018 nomination form (Word document)


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
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

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

6 January 2019: The entry forms for the YAA's outdoor tournaments are now available:
 YAA Clout Weekend 2019 (20 & 21 April)
 The Lez Newsome Memorial Metric Day (1 June)
 YAA Annual County Senior & Junior Championships (2 June)
 YAA Open WA1440 and Double WA720/WA50 (6 & 7 July)

5 January 2019: York Archers Society have published the results of their Double Worcester:
 York AS Double Worcester 2018 results

3 January 2019: Sarah Monteith has become national Lady Barebow Champion:
 Sarah is British Barebow Champion

A pair of Hoyt Quattro limbs has been added to the Small ads page:
 Hoyt Quattro Formula-fit limbs

Chantry Bowmen have issued the results of their Cool Shoot:
 Chantry Cool Shoot 2018 results

Chantry Bowmen's BLBS Longbow shoot will be held on the 4th of May:
 Chantry Bowmen of Rotherham Longbow Tournament

Archers of East Riding will hold their Double Clout on the 25th and 26th of May:
 Archers of East Riding 10th Double Clout Weekend

The Chantry Sword will be held on the 6th of July:
 The Chantry Sword Longbow Tournament

27 December 2018: The latest issue of Clout Times is now available:
 Clout Times issue 7, December 2018

The Scorton Silver Arrow meeting will be held in Rotherham on the 18th of May:
 The Antient Scorton Silver Arrow

St George's AC will hold the Ted Mallett Open Clout on the 4th of August:
 St George's Archery Club 18th Ted Mallett Open Clout Tournament

23 December 2018: Barnsley AC have published the results of their Eliminator shoot:
 Barnsley Archery Club Eliminators 2018 results

22 December 2018: Panda Bowmen invite Yorkshire archers to their Colin Bowes Memorial fun clout shoot on Tuesday 1st January:
 Panda New Year's Day clout

20 December 2018: Archers of Bridlington and Burton Agnes have released the entry form for their ABBA Dabba Doo shoot:
 ABBA 8th ABBA Dabba Do Longbow Shoot

York Archers Society have published the target list for their Worcester shoot:
 YAS Worcester 2018 target list (PDF).

14 December 2018: The November results of the YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League are now available:
 YAA Juniors Indoor Postal League, November results

Bronte Archers have published the entry forms for their Spring Weekend and Double WA shoots:
 Bronte Archers Spring Weekend Tournament
 Bronte Archers NCAS WRS Double WA1440

Pennine Archers have published the results of their Hallowe'en Zombie shoot:
 Pennine Archers Hallowe'en Zombie Shoot 2018 results

4 December 2018: The YAA Indoor Championships will be held in Wakefield on the 10th of March:
 YAA Annual County Indoor Championships & Open Meeting 2018

Gareth Beeby has qualified as a Continental Judge:
 Gareth Beeby - Continental Judge

Chantry Bowmen have issued the results of Audrey Lawrence Double Worcester:
 Chantry Bowmen Double Worcester 2018 results

29 November 2018: Chantry Bowmen have published the results of the D&DAA Indoor Championships:
 Chantry Bowmen (formerly D&DAA) Indoor Championships 2018 results

The entry form for Savile Bowmen's Double Portsmouth is now available:
 Savile Bowmen 27th Indoor Tournament

25 November 2018: Nova Bowmen are relocating:
 Nova Bowmen are moving to East Bierley

A contingent of Yorkshire Archers took part in the Kings of Archery Series in the Netherlands:
 Yorkshire Archers attend Kings of Archery Series: JVD Open

Savile Bowmen will hold their Double Portsmouth on the 3rd of February:
 Savile Bowmen 27th Indoor Tournament

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