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You must pass both the online and portions of the Bowhunter education course in order to complete the Montana Bowhunter education requirements.

Important Information

Locating and Signing Up for the

After passing the online portion of the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Bowhunter education course, you will need to locate and sign up for the required .

Locate and sign up for the in your area.

Please note:

  • You must register for the online; phone registrations are not accepted.
  • The must be completed by July 31 each year. Bowhunter Education Field Courses are NOT offered in Montana from August 1 to December 31 of each year.
  • Bring your Montana Bowhunter Education Certificate to the as proof of having completed the online course.

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

What To Expect at the

The is 4–6 hours, depending on the amount of students attending.

Under the supervision of a certified instructor, the will include:

  • a classroom session
  • demonstrations of bow and arrow safety
  • demonstrations of hunting skills
  • practical testing

Most of the classroom topics will pertain to Montana-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 portion of the Bowhunter education requirement, you will receive your Montana Bowhunter Education Certificate.