Bow Hunter Education
Choose a course:
NBEF/IBEP-Approved Course (National Bowhunter Education Foundation/International Bowhunter Education Program)
Bow Hunter education certification DOES NOT substitute for Texas Hunter Education Certification.
- Classroom Course - 6 hours of basic instruction. Some courses may be extended in length to cover added topics.
- Online + Field Course - Completion of an approved online course plus a 4 hour minimum "field day" including live-fire and other skill-based activities. Be sure to look up and register for a bow hunter education field course near you prior to completing the online course.
There is a $15 certification fee (NOT including the online course fee). Minimum age for certification is 9 years of age.
- Print a Duplicate Card
- Change your Address
- Print a New Certification
- 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.
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