The association offers Hunter Education courses throughout the year. These outdoor safety courses are state certified through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and are made available for ages 9 and up. Hunter Education is required in 37 states in order to purchase a hunting license.
Hunter Education Courses
The Northwest Texas Field and Stream Association is teaching the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Hunter Education course. All hunters born on or after Sept. 2, 1971 are required to have completed Hunters Education.
There are 10 Certified instructors, each teaching a block of the course in a classroom setting. This class is a premiere outdoor educational opportunity.
Please call 940-692-1141 for further information.
Study the Course Content
This official training program is developed to meet the standards for hunter training established by the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA-USA). Each session will help you understand the information in the next sessions.
This official training program will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be a safe and responsible hunter in Texas.
Pass the Course, Ages 17+
If you are 17 years of age or older, you’ll be given the opportunity to demonstrate how well you’re understanding the hunter safety topics by taking a quiz at the end of each session. You’ll need to score 60% or greater on the quiz before moving on to the next session. If you don’t pass a quiz, that’s no problem. You’ll just go back and take the quiz as many times as you need to pass it.
Pass the Course, Ages 9–16
If you are 9 to 16 years of age, you’ll be given the opportunity to demonstrate how well you’re understanding the hunter safety topics by taking a quiz at the end of each session. You’ll need to score 80% or greater on the session quiz before moving on to the next session.