The Texas Field Day
In order to complete the Texas hunter education requirements, you must pass both the online and Field Day portions of the hunter education course.
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Important Field Day Information
Locating and Signing Up for the Field Day
After passing the online portion of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department hunter education course, you will need to locate and sign up for the required Field Day.
To locate and sign up for the Field Day in your area, go to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department website at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/learning/hunter_education/homestudy.phtml.
Warning! Passing the online course does not guarantee you a spot at the Field Day.
What To Expect at the Field Day
At the Field Day, you must successfully complete the remaining course requirements, which include: 4–6 hours of instruction, a field exercise, a live-fire exercise, and Texas’s Hunter Education Certification exam.
Important Bring your Field Day Voucher to the Field Day as proof of having completed the online course.
After attending and passing the Field Day portion of the hunter education requirement, you will receive your Texas Hunter Education Certificate.
Field Day Fee
Texas charges a $15 student fee to participate in the Field Day. This fee must be paid to the instructor upon arrival at the Field Day, either in cash or as a money order. Occasionally, there are additional fees associated with the course, e.g. facility, building or range use fees.
Hunter Education Documents
- Field Day Voucher
- The Texas Field Day Voucher is proof that you have successfully completed the online portion of your hunter education requirement. Students must present the Field Day Voucher at the Field Day to gain admittance.
- Texas Hunter Education Certificate
- The Texas Hunter Education Certificate is proof that you have successfully completed all the hunter education requirements and can legally hunt in the state of Texas. You will receive the Hunter Education Certificate from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department after successfully completing the Field Day.
If you have already received the Texas Hunter Education Certificate and need a replacement certificate, you can contact the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/.
To replace a lost or destroyed Field Day Voucher, log in to the course and print a new one.