Official Maine Crossbow Safety Course Online
Take this Maine–approved course to complete the online portion of your crossbow hunter safety education.
pay only when you pass, unlimited exam attempts
Get certified in 3 steps.
Study and pass the $30.00 online course.
Finish any other requirements.
Get ready to go crossbow hunting!
Do you need Maine Crossbow education?
Any person (resident or non-resident) who is 16 years of age or older and applies for a crossbow hunting permit must hold a valid license to hunt big game. In addition, he or she must either:
- Show proof of having successfully completed an archery or firearms hunter education course and a crossbow hunter education course OR…
- Provide evidence of having held any valid hunting license and a valid permit or license that authorized the use of a crossbow. (Junior hunting licenses and apprentice hunter licenses are not valid.)
You must be at least 10 years old to take this online course.
There is no residential requirement to take this online course.
Do I have to take an online exam?
The Final 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.
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 Maine Crossbow Safety Education
This official training program is developed to meet the standards for Crossbow safety education established by Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife. Crossbow Ed is the only safety course provider that develops print materials that cover Crossbow safety best practices and regulations.
As a course provider approved by Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, the Maine Crossbow Course covers everything you may need to know in order to be safe.Sign Up For Free
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.
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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