Bowhunter Education


BowhunterIBEP Approved Course (International Bowhunter Education Program)

12- hour, 2 day course and $15 certification fee. 

The minimum age for certification is 12 years of age.

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Online Course

    The entire course can be taken on a smartphone, tablet or computer. Using interactive animations and realistic illustrations, the course covers:

    • How to safely hunt from tree stands.
    • How to judge distances.
    • Which arrows and points to select.
    • Correct shot placement, and more.

    Free registration for Online Course- pay only when you pass the exam. Upon completing the course students will be issued a course completion certificate which is required to sign up for the final field day portion.

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    Bowhunter Field Course

    6- hour field course and $15 certification fee.

    Schedule of Field Courses

    Bowhunter Education Requirements and License Types for Bowhunting By State

      Bowhunters must: 

      • develop a high degree of stealth, perseverance, patience and effort.
      • become adept at scouting, tracking and recovering game.
      • master new archery techniques and learn the anatomy and behavior of the game.

        Bowhunter education certification does not substitute for Texas Hunter Education Certification.

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