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The Illinois Field Day

Important Field Day Information

Locating and Signing Up for the Field Day

If you are under 18 years of age when you REGISTER for this course, upon passing the online portion of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Hunting education course, you will need to locate and sign up for the required Field Day.

Locate and sign up for the Field Day in your area.

Important! Bring your Hunter Education Certificate to the Field Day as proof of having completed the online course.

Warning! Passing the online course does not guarantee you a spot at the Field Day.

What to Expect at the Field Day

This is 4–6 hours, depending on the number of students attending and will include:

  • a classroom session
  • outdoor shooting
  • blood trailing
  • demonstrations of tree stand safety
  • survival skills

Most of the classroom topics will pertain to Illinois-specific regulations and issues that are not covered in this online course. Be sure to have proper clothing for the outdoor sessions.

After attending and passing the Field Day portion of the Hunting education requirement, you will receive your Hunter Education Certificate.

Get Certified Online!

Take this Illinois–approved course to complete your online hunter safety education. is a delegated provider for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

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