Hunter Education Classroom Course - 11/30/2017 - (242561)

Class #242561

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Nov 30
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Lowery Freshman Center
368 N. Greenville Ave.
Allen, TX 75002
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Instructor: Eron Sauls

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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Hunter Education began as a voluntary program in 1972. Mandatory Hunter Education became law in 1988, requiring hunters born on or after Sept. 2, 1971, to pass the course. Since that time, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has certified over 1 million students! Minimum age for certification is 9 years. The course covers: Hunting Rules and Regulations, Ethics and Responsibilities, Wildlife Management/Conservation, Modern and Primitive Sporting Arms/Ammunition, Safe Firearm Handling, Cleaning and Storage, Outdoor Skills, Survival and First Aid, Wildlife Identification, and Field Exercises.