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The Minnesota Field Day

Important Field Day Information

Locating and Signing Up for the Field Day

Upon completion of the approved online course, students under 18 years of age will be required to attend a Field Day in order to receive certification. Attending a Field Day is optional for individuals ages 18 and older who have completed the approved online course.

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

Important! Bring your Temporary 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 Minnesota-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!

The Minnesota Hunter Ed Course is no longer open to new registrants. You can take the Minnesota-approved course at

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