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Hunter Education
 

There are three different types of hunter education courses offered in Arizona
see schedule at bottom of page

Introductory Course – NEW!

 

Two options:

1. 7 to 10 hours of classroom instruction.

*Students taking either option must also successfully complete a 4- to 5-hour field day.

2. Self-paced, independent study online via the Internet. Click Here to take this course online

with

Online Field Day Schedule (For online course only*)

*You must complete the final test online and have your certificate number ready when calling to schedule a field day.

   

Basic Course

About 20 hours – mostly classroom instruction and a 4-hour field day.

   

Combo Course

About 28 hours – the Basic course plus an NBEF/IBEP bowhunter education class. Includes a 5- to 6-hour field day.


New Hunter Education Instructor Forms

Hunting Education Instructors

See current course schedule below

There is also a “supplemental” hunter education class offered for people who have completed hunter education training in other states and wish to learn more about Arizona hunting issues. Call the Education Branch at the number below for information.

All classroom hunter safety education courses are taught by Arizona Game and Fish Department certified volunteer instructors. The instructors determine when and where the classes will be held.

Note: Individuals 9 years of age or older may take either the online or classroom version of the course. If a student has not yet reached their tenth birthday but have successfully completed a course, their certification will become valid on their 10th birthday.

For more information, call the Education Branch at: (623) 236-7235 or (623) 236-7219.

 
Directions
For driving directions and maps to class locations, enter the location address at MapQuest.
 
Schedule - Updated March 31, 2014
 
Where: Tucson
Arizona Game and Fish Department
555 N. Greasewood Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85745
What: Basic
When: Must attend all the below classes.
March 31, April 2, 4, 7, 9, 11
6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
April 12 - 7:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.
Cost: $3.00 per student
Registration: To register contact Karen Klima at 520-628-5376.
Instructor: Karen Klima
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Where: Mesa - Class is full.
Sportsman's Warehouse
1750 S Greenfield Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85206
What: Bsic
When: Must attend all the below classes.
April 1, 3 - 5:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M
April 5 - 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
April 6 - Noon to 5:00 P.M.
Cost: $0.00
Registration: Class is full.
Instructor: Bill Willison
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Where: Fredonia
Fredonia Fire Department
20 W. Brown
Fredonia, AZ 86022
What: Basic
When: Must attend all the below classes.
April 2 - 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
April 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10 - 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
April 5 - 9:00 A.M. to Noon
Cost: $0.00
Registration: Pre-registration contact Lori Hunt at
lbh1219@gmail.com
Instructor: Lori Hunt
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Where: Mesa
Bass Pro Shops / OUtdoor World
1133 N. Dobson Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85233
What: Basic
When: Must attend all the below classes.
April 2, 3, 16, 17
6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
April 6 - 8:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
Cost: $0.00
Registration: Contact lwest@azgfd.gov with class location & date, students name, date of birth, full address and phone number.
Instructor: Andy Megaw
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Where: Golden Valley
Mohave Sportsman's Club
3155 Oatman Rd.
Golden Valley, AZ 86413
What: Supplemental - non residents only.
When: April 5, 2014
Cost: $0.00
Registration: To register contact Dave Williams at 623.236.7434. Must have completed Hunter Education class in another state after 1/1/1980.
Instructor: Don Martin
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Where: Window Rock
Navajo Nation Museum
Arizona 264
Window Rock, AZ 86515
What: Basic
When: Must attend all the below classes.
April 24, 25
8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
April 26 - 8:00 A.M. to Noon
Cost: $0.00
Registration: To register contact the Navajo Fish and Game Depatment at 928-871-7062.
Instructor: Dondi Begay
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Where: Mesa
Arizona Game and Fish Department
7200 E. University Dr.
Mesa, AZ 85207
What: Basic
When: Must attend all the below classes.
April 28, 30 May 2, 7, 9
6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
May 10 - 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Cost: $8.00
Registration: To register contact Richard Miller at angrygrizz@yahoo.com.
Instructor: Richard Miller
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Where: Chinle
Smith Cafe
Chinle, AZ 86515
What: Basic
When: Must attend all the below classes.
May 2 - 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.
May 3 & 4 - 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Cost: $0.00
Registration: To register contact the Navajo Fish and Game Depatment at 928-871-7062.
Instructor: Tytus Sandoval & Brandon Tsosie
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Where: Window Rock
Navajo Nation Museum
Arizona 264
Window Rock, AZ 86515
What: Basic
When: May 8 & 9
8;00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
May 10 - 8:00 A.M. to 12:15 P.M.
Cost: $0.00
Registration: To register contact the Navajo Fish and Game Depatment at 928-871-7062.
Instructor: Dondi Begay
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Where: Must attend all the below classes.
Payson

Payson Christian School
1000 E. Frontier St.
Payson, AZ 85541
What: Basic
When: May 24 & 25
8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Cost: $0.00
Registration: Pre-registration contact Janice Nash at jtnash@npgcable.com.
Instructor: keith and Jan Nash
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