Bowhunter Education Classroom Course - 08/17/2019 - (563245)

Class #563245

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Aug 17
10:30 am - 04:30 pm
Bass Pro Shop
17907 IH-10 West
San Antonio, TX 78257
210-253-8800Get directions
Instructor: Charles Marcus

About the Course

This 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:

  1. Pay the fee to the instructor.
  2. Attend the entire course.
  3. Take the written exam and get at least 75% correct to pass.
  4. 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.
  More questions? Check our FAQ page.
Welcome to the TPWD Bow Hunter Education Class.  The Class starts promptly at 10:30AM and goes till 4:30PM.  There are no lunch breaks but you are welcome to bring in snacks and drinks.  We ask that you do clean up after yourselves since we are all guests of  Bass Pro Shop.  Yes we do take small breaks during the Class. The Class is $15 cash.  It would be appreciated if you brought exact change.  There are no ATM Machines in or near the store. If the student is under 15 yrs of age I ask that they be accompanied by an adult or guardian unless you get a hold of me and make prior arrangements. Bass Pro Shop allows us to use their Archery Range for free for a short time.  If you would like to bring your bow and shoot, maybe fine tune it with their staff or if you need to take the Proficiency Exam please let me know.  For those that need to take the Proficiency Exam let me know ahead of time.  For this Class only it is included in the fee I just need to schedule ahead for you. If you have any questions please contact me at and I will get back to you asap.