The North Carolina Hunter Education Field Day

You must pass both the online and Hunter Education Field Day portions of the Hunting education course in order to complete the North Carolina Hunting education requirements.

Important Hunter Education Field Day Information

Locating and Signing Up for the Hunter Education Field Day

After passing the online portion of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Hunting education course, you will need to locate and sign up for the required Hunter Education Field Day.

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

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

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

What To Expect at the Hunter Education Field Day

This is 4–6 hours, depending on the amount 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 North Carolina-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 Hunter Education Field Day portion of the Hunting education requirement, you will receive your Hunter Education Certificate.

Need help? Here are the answers to the questions North Carolina Hunting students most frequently ask.

Frequently Asked Questions