Hunter Education

Virginia DGIF Hunter Education Class

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Hunter's Education Lodge...

In Virginia, first time hunters and hunters 12 to 15 years of age are required to complete the hunter education course before buying a hunting license, and to present the course completion certificate when the license is purchased.

VA DGIF Now requires that all students complete a self study portion of the course prior to attending the classroom portion. For information on how to do this please go to VA Hunter Safety Self Study options.

To register for any of the courses listed below please go to the VA DGIF site and select "Education" in the left hand column, next select "Hunter Education". After the Hunter Education page displays select the class locator (orange box top right). On the event registration page select "Virginia Education Classroom Course".

  • Click on the date of the course and then select the course you want to attend.
  • Click the "register me" button and enter the requested information.

All courses are free. Advanced registration is required.

VA DGIF HUNTER SAFETY COURSES.

Lovettsville
February 27, 2016
Sunday 8:00am-5:00pm

July 16, 2016
Sunday 8:00am-5:00pm

Location...
Lovettsville Game Club
16 South Berlin Turnpike
Lovettsville VA 20180


Leesburg
August 28, 2016
Sunday 8:00am-5:00pm

Location...
Loudoun County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America
19237 Mountain Spring Lane
Leesburg VA 20175


INTERNATIONAL BOWHUNTER EDUCATION PROGRAM

This course is not required to bow hunt in Virginia but it is required to hunt with groups like Suburban Whitetail Management and to hunt on certain Military Reservations within Virginia. It is required if you want to bow hunt in 19 states. We are offering one course this year.

Leesburg

To Be Announced

Location...
Leesburg, Loudoun County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America

19237 Mountain Spring Lane
Leesburg VA 20175

VA DGIF BOATING SAFETY COURSES.

As of July 1, 2015, all PWC operators age 14 and older and motorboat operators  age 50 and younger must complete a boating safety course. Beginning July 1, 2016, all PWC operators age 14 and older and all motorboat operators regardless of age need to complete a boating safety course.

Lovettsville
April 2, 2016
Sunday 8:00am-5:00pm

Location...
Lovettsville Game Club
16 South Berlin Turnpike
Lovettsville VA 20180

2 Responses to Hunter Education

  1. zimsworld says:

    Does anyone know if we are having the IBEP (International Bowhunter Education Program) as you did last year?

  2. John McWilliams says:

    See Wayne Reedy, Director of Ranges

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