Bowhunter Education Classroom Course - 08/19/2017 - (215195)
5411 S. Robinson Road
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
East of Hwy 360, South of I-20, adjacent to Joe Pool Lake damGet directions
Instructor: Douglas Lambert
About the CourseThis course is designed for novice or young hunters, ages 9 years and above. The course covers the core competencies of firearm and bowhunting safety, hunting ethics and wildlife conservation. All materials are provided. The Bowhunter Education Classroom Course lasts a maximum of 6 hours of classroom instruction. This time does not include registration, breaks, test administration and certification card distribution. Courses are offered across the state year round and are taught by certified volunteer instructors. The fee for the certification is $15. Some instructors may apply additional charges for the class, such as range or facility fees. Pre-registration is required. Check with the instructor for directions and any special instructions prior to going to class.
Be sure to verify with the instructor that the class you are registering for is the Classroom Course.You may also contact your local Texas Parks and Wildlife Department office or call TPWD Austin headquarters at 1-800-792-1112, ext. 4999.
When you arrive at the course:
- Pay the fee to the instructor.
- Attend the entire course.
- Take the written exam and get at least 75% correct to pass.
- Upon successful completion, you may receive a temporary card from the instructor. You may legally hunt with a valid Texas hunting license and your temporary certification card. Your permanent Texas Hunter Education certification card will be available for downloading and printing from your Account Profile.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Bowhunter Education Course
Saturday 19 August 2017, TPWD North Texas Education Center (NTEC), Grand Prairie, TXTexas Parks and Wildlife will be conducting a Bowhunter Education course at TPWD-NTEC, Saturday 19 August 2017. Address-5411 S. Robinson Road Grand Prairie, Texas 75052. This is a field day only course, participants will need to have completed the Texas online portion (www.NBEF.org) or http://www.bowhunter-ed.com/texas/ , take the test, print and bring the Field Day qualifier form to the course on Saturday. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn the International Bowhunter Education Program certification. This certification is required for some State requirements as well as some Federal lands in Texas. The plan is to get started at 0800 (8am) sharp. It’s my expectation to complete the course by mid- afternoon. Depending on the number of participants, weather, etc, it may go slightly longer, I apologize in advance. Note that TPWD is using a new registration system- This system will require you to register online using the TPWD website. Address should be- https://tpwd.elementlms.com/course-category/bow-hunter-education-classroom-course/ We will not release for lunch, bring a snack and drink if you desire. If that is an issue let me know, the alternative is for everyone to bring a sack lunch. We will have water and ice available. For the Field Day class, we will be conducting live-fire. Dress appropriately as we’ll be outside for a while- hat, boots, insect spray, etc. For all participants, I believe the online course cost is $30.00, the field day portion will be $15.00. This being a Field Day only course, it’s better suited for a somewhat experienced bowhunter. The short timeframe usually dictates little or no one-on-one instruction and the online portion has no manner in which to ask questions or enter into discussion. Basically, we will cover some important points, engage in a discussion covering rules/ethics and a little safety, participate in a mock blood-trailing, a shoot-don’t shoot/range estimation exercise, few minutes of range time, some tree-stand demo’s, couple of short videos, and then a TPWD final test. Let me know if anyone needs handicapped access, as well as if there will be any youth/children attending with you. Neither is a problem, in fact it’s encouraged, but we like to know in advance. Minimum age for certification is 12 years old. My contact information is Doug at 817-223-2839, DHL-Archery@sbcglobal.net.