Bowhunter Education Classroom Course - 09/18/2021 - (1065558)

Class #1065558

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Sep 18
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.
This is the Classroom Course not the Field Course.  However, if you need the Proficiency Exam please bring your bow.  Bass Pro Shop allows us to use their Archery Room at no charge for this Class only. Please bring $15 Cash for the class.  Sorry there is no ATM in the building nor are checks or credit cards accepted. You are welcome to bring snacks as long as you clean up after yourself since we are all guests at Bass Pro Shop. There are no lunch breaks but breaks are given during the class for you to get a chance to walk the Store and bathroom breaks. Children under 12 have to be accompanied by a legal adult guardian.