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Official Alaska Crossbow Safety Course

Take this Alaska–approved course to complete the online portion of your crossbow hunter safety education. Crossbow Ed is a delegated provider for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

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Get certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the $30.00 online course.

  2. Finish any other requirements.

  3. Get ready to go crossbow hunting!

Do you need Alaska Crossbow education?

ALASKA RESIDENTS born on or after January 1, 1986 must have successfully completed an ADF&G-approved crossbow education certification course to hunt big game with a crossbow and the certification card must be carried in the field when hunting.

NON-RESIDENTS born on or after January 1, 1986 must take this Crossbow-ed course. Important note: crossbows are not considered legal archery equipment in Alaska.

Course Requirements

There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.

You do not have to be a resident of Alaska to take this online course.

After This Course

After passing the online course, you are required to attend the Field Day to complete your Crossbow safety certification.

Do I have to take an online exam?

The Field Day Qualifier Exam is the exam you take at the end of the online course. You must score at least 80% on the exam to pass. You have unlimited attempts to pass the exam. If you don’t complete the exam in one session, don’t worry. When you log in later, you will be taken to the first unanswered question of the exam.

Locating and Signing Up for the Field Day

After passing the online portion of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Crossbow education course, you will need to locate and sign up for the required Field Day.

Locate and sign up for the Field Day in your area.

Important! Bring your Field Day Qualifier Certificate to the Field Day as proof of having completed the online course.

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

Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Hunter Information & Training (HIT) Program
333 Raspberry Road Anchorage, AK 99518

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Live‐Action, High‐Definition Videos

Our course videos feature a combination of professional educators (who double as professional actors), entertaining storylines, and up‐to‐date scenarios that give you one of the most effective ways to learn safe crossbow hunting practices.

Comprehensive Instruction in Alaska Crossbow Safety Education

This official training program is developed to meet the standards for Crossbow safety education established by Alaska. Crossbow Ed is the only safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of government agencies responsible for Crossbow laws and regulations.

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State-Approved Content

As a course provider approved by Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Alaska Crossbow Ed Course covers everything you may need to know in order to be safe.

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Learn Your Way on Any Device

Crossbow Ed offers online courses that are fully mobile-friendly from start to finish. This safety course is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.

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Saved Progress

You may complete the course at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or a little at a time over several days. Log in and out at any time, and we'll keep track of your progress. Most students finish the course in a few hours.

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Alaska Approved

Alaska Department of Fish and Game logo

Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Hunter Information & Training (HIT) Program
333 Raspberry Road Anchorage, AK 99518

Made in the U.S.A.

This safety course is proudly made to serve students, agencies, and organizations worldwide.

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Alaska Frequently Asked Questions

Price and Payment

How much does the Alaska Crossbow Ed Course cost?

The Alaska Crossbow Ed Course fee is $30.00.

Taking the Course

Do you need Alaska Crossbow education?

ALASKA RESIDENTS born on or after January 1, 1986 must have successfully completed an ADF&G-approved crossbow education certification course to hunt big game with a crossbow and the certification card must be carried in the field when hunting.

NON-RESIDENTS born on or after January 1, 1986 must take this Crossbow-ed course. Important note: crossbows are not considered legal archery equipment in Alaska.

What is the minimum age to take this online course?

There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.

Do I have to be a resident to take the Alaska Crossbow Ed Course?

You do not have to be a resident of Alaska to take this online course.

Course Approval and Acceptance

Is the Alaska Crossbow Ed Course approved by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game?

The Alaska Crossbow Ed Course is approved and accepted by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Quizzes and/or Exams

Do I have to take an online exam?

The Field Day Qualifier Exam is the exam you take at the end of the online course. You must score at least 80% on the exam to pass. You have unlimited attempts to pass the exam. If you don’t complete the exam in one session, don’t worry. When you log in later, you will be taken to the first unanswered question of the exam.

About Your Certification

What is the proof of online Alaska Crossbow Ed Course completion?

Once you pass and pay for the online course, you will be able to immediately print out the Field Day Qualifier Certificate. This is your proof of online course completion. You can print the Field Day Qualifier Certificate right then, and/or request that a PDF be emailed to you. This certificate EXPIRES 365 days after course completion.

What is the permanent Alaska Alaska Crossbow Education Certificate?

The Alaska Crossbow Education Certificate is proof that you have successfully completed all the education requirements. The Alaska Crossbow Education Certificate will arrive within 2-3 weeks after you complete all certification requirements.

Replacement of Lost or Damaged Documents

How do I replace my Alaska Crossbow Education Certificate if I’ve lost it or it has been damaged?

To replace a lost, destroyed, or damaged Alaska Crossbow Education Certificate, go to http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=huntered.lostcard.

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Your Crossbow Ed course comes with a dedicated customer service team made up of real people, not robots. We’re here to provide assistance to you through all channels—phone, email, and chat.

We’re available to help you:

9:00am to Midnight EST, seven days a week.
1-800-830-2268 (toll free)

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