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    Traditional or Distance Learning,
    Florida has a Bowhunter Education course for everyone

    - Register for your Bowhunter Education
     Course at the bottom Of this page

    Now you can take the Florida Bowhunter Education Course by completing an online,
    Distance Learning component, then attending an abbreviated field day.    The Field Day
    is designed to be a hands-on, constructive learning experience that will include bow set-up
    and shooting, field walks, blood trail exercises, erecting and safely ascending and
    descending from trees stands, as well as equipment preparation and survival techniques.  
    A small fee to take the distance learning course is payable to the National Bowhunter
    Education Foundation (NBEF) on their website.  At least one distance learning field day
    will be held in Florida each month.  Access the online distance learning course on the
    NBEF website here.

    The traditional bowhunter education course is still available without charge throughout
    the state.    Emphasis is placed on bowhunter history, safety, ethics, fundamental skills,
    techniques and tackle.  The course is based on the National Bowhunter Education
    Foundation text.  Some states require an NBEF certified safety course in order to bow
    hunt.
      
    Register online (below) or call your local FWC hunter safety office to sign up for a  
    bowhunter education course in your area.  Courses will be listed as "Bowhunting Only -
    Distance Learning Field Day" or  "Bowhunting Only - Traditional Course."  Children
    under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and under 18 must present a signed parental
    release form.  Please dress in your hunting attire, proper footwear is required, no sandals
    allowed.  Be sure to bring your personal archery gear, but arrows must have field tips, no
    broadheads, thanks.