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You are looking at a preview of what’s in the South Dakota Bowhunter Ed Course. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Online Course Completion Certificate.

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To hunt big game with archery equipment, these persons must complete a bowhunter education course:

  • All big game archery licensees under the age of 16
  • All first-time big game archery licensees, regardless of age
  • All elk archery licensees

South Dakota course completion certificate

Anyone required to complete a bowhunter education course must carry their certificate of completion and proper identification with them while they are hunting. Proper identification includes a valid driver’s license or state-issued ID card.