Hunter Education Classroom Course - 10/15/2018 - (407840)

Class #407840

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Oct 15
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Academy Sports + Outdoors in Weatherford, TX
326 W Interstate 20
Weatherford, TX 76087
Texas Store 0283Get directions
Instructor: Michael Parker

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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MAJ Michael Parker (TXSG) is a volunteer Hunter Education Instructor who brings a lifetime of firearm, hunting and live range experience to the classroom at  Academy Sports  in Weatherford. His basic course format is an interactive PowerPoint, and some safe firearm handling drills conducted in the classroom and outdoors on the properties. Each course begins at 9 am sharp and ends 4-5 hours later, depending upon the size of the class and the amount of time needed for the exam.  He charges the minimum $15 per student, payable at the door. Class size is limited to 15 students. If less than 5 students register, class will be cancelled. Students can bring lunch or eat at the Deli (additional cost). Hope to see you all at Academy.