Hunter Education Classroom Course - 12/03/2017 - (242085)

Class #242085

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Dec 3
12:30 pm - 06:30 pm
Best Western Plus
210 Alford Dr
Weatherford, TX 76087
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Instructor: Richard Buchfink

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 hunting safety, hunting ethics and wildlife conservation. All materials are provided. The Hunter 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.
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Important: Each account must have its own email address and password. Reminder most children have school emails that they know already.  If you have questions please email me at:, Your hunter education  volunteer is Richard A Buchfink Jr., First Sergeant, US Army (Ret), he served in the United States Army for 21 years and retired as a highly decorated Soldier. He is passionate about properly training others in handling firearms and is focused on safety, education and skill perfection. Richard has been hunting for over 40 decades and supports the efforts of conservation. You can never have enough education no matter how old you get. The goals of the Texas Hunter Education Program include the reduction of hunting accidents and violations, promotion of safe, responsible and knowledgeable hunting activities and enhancement of hunting traditions and values. By understanding hunting through education, hunters and non-hunters alike will help make a bright future for the sport.