Kentucky Hunter Education Range Day


The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources' Hunter Education regulation requires anyone born on or after January 1, 1975 and age 12 or older to have a hunter education course completion card in their possession while hunting, as well as the appropriate Kentucky hunting license. For more information about this requirement, click here

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RANGE DAY: This training is for those who have completed the classroom session of the hunter education course via alternative means (internet or CD-Rom). Students must bring the proper completion certificate from a KDFWR approved online course or CD-Rom. The range day will include a live fire exercise. All materials including firearms and ammunition are provided at NO CHARGE.

Important Participants must be at least nine years of age to take the hunter education course.

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The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will offer multiple ways to earn Hunter Education to help protect Kentuckians and state employees from COVID-19. To accommodate those who still need their hunter education certificate before hunting in Kentucky, the department has made it possible to earn the Hunter Education certification by taking the "classroom" portion online and submitting a video of the "range" portion. In addition, we are offering instructor led classes and in person range days. We are also offering the temporary hunter education exemption permit. It is available online for free (for a limited time).

December 2021

  • Dec 25 Sat

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    Hunter Education Range Day

    Registration Open 8107 of 10000 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Video Range Day Frankfort, KY 40601

    • Saturday, December 25, 2021 7:00am - 8:00am

March 2022

  • Mar 12 Sat

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    Hunter Education Range Day

    Registration Closed 0 of 30 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Carr Creek Fish and Game Club Litt Carr, KY 41834

    • Saturday, March 12, 2022 1:00pm - 3:00pm