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3360 W US Hwy 190

Belton, TX 76513

(254) 613-4666

Customer Support

Sun: 1PM-6PM
Mon-Thurs: 11AM-6PM
Friday: 11AM-7PM
Saturday: 9AM-7PM

Sun-Thurs Final Shooter @ 5:15pm
Friday-Saturday Final Shooter @ 6:15pm
Ranges close 15 mins prior to closing

Texas Parks and Wildlife Hunter Education Course

Hunter Education Classroom Course – 09/09/2023


REGISTRATION: https://tpwd.elementlms.com/course/hunter-education-classroom-course-8973/


Sendero Shooting Sports
3360 West US highway 190
Belton, TX 76513
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Instructor: Wilton Marek Jr
E-mail: wcmarek1@gmail.com


About the Course

This course is designed for novice or young hunters, ages 9 years and above. The course covers the core competencies of firearm and hunting safety, hunting ethics and wildlife conservation. All materials are provided. The Hunter Education Classroom Course lasts a maximum of 6 hours of classroom instruction. This time does not include registration, breaks, test administration and certification card distribution. Courses are offered across the state year round and are taught by certified volunteer instructors. The fee for the certification is $15. Some instructors may apply additional charges for the class, such as range or facility fees. Pre-registration is required. Check with the instructor for directions and any special instructions prior to going to class.

Be sure to verify with the instructor that the class you are registering for is the Classroom Course.

You may also contact your local Texas Parks and Wildlife Department office or call TPWD Austin headquarters at 1-800-792-1112, ext. 4999.

When you arrive at the course:

  1. Pay the fee to the instructor.
  2. Attend the entire course.
  3. Take the written exam and get at least 75% correct to pass.
  4. Upon successful completion, you may receive a temporary card from the instructor. You may legally hunt with a valid Texas hunting license and your temporary certification card. Your permanent Texas Hunter Education certification card will be available for downloading and printing from your Account Profile.

More questions? Check our FAQ page.

Sponsored by Sendero Shooting Sports, Belton, TX. Owners Chad & Valeria McLean and staff are offering their large classroom for a Hunter Education Classroom Course from 10am till about 4pm Saturday March 25. The shooting ranges are open from 9am till about 7pm, students with parents can arrange to practice shooting on one of the firing ranges after class, but not during class time. check with the staff for complete range price rates and range rules or contact Sendero Shooting Sports, 3360 West US Hwy 190 Belton, TX 76513 Phone 254-613-4666, or website senderoshootingsports.com. Parents or guardians of a student are welcome to sit in on the class to help monitor the classroom. Parents do not have to register for the class but can send a text message to instructor about attending for seat arrangement in classroom. Parents are welcome to register and take the course to assure you are certificated. This is a classroom taught course, no live fire instruction. Students must register online to reserve a seat to the class and to be on the classroom roster. If unable to attend, please log back in to cancel your reservation so someone on the waiting list can attend. Students can bring snacks and drinks to the classroom, since we will be instructing thru the lunch period. Cost for the course is $15 cash, please pay cash to the instructors upon arrival. We will be in the classroom during the course period with occasional breaks. No personal rifles, guns or ammo are allowed in the classroom. After class for those that want practice on the gun ranges must pay the range fees to the shooting range staff. For more information about the gun range rules and fees contact Sendero Shooting sports.
For information about the Hunter Education class contact WC Marek 254 760 2087

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Sep 09 2023


10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sep 09 2023
  • Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Sendero Shooting Sports
Belton, Texas
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For safety, all firearms must be cased and unloaded or holstered – holstered firearms must be on person. If you do not have a case, please come into the facility without the firearm and we will allow you to borrow a case.  After that, please ensure to have your own, or you can purchase one in store. 

Firearms should NOT be unholstered or uncased unless at the shooting stall or with the permission of a staff member.

All rifle ammunition will be inspected for steel projectiles, tracers, or anything that sticks to a magnet, as such ammunition is PROHIBITED in the range to prevent damage to our steel traps or create sparks that can cause a fire. 

To make the inspection process faster, please bring in all rifle magazines unloaded. 

ABSOLUTELY no uncased firearms outside of the stall, and firearms must be always pointed down range. For the safety of the staff and other patrons using the range, you will be asked to leave for the day if this rule is broken. We will provide audio and video of the incident.  

No shotguns allowed

No firearms, cases, bags, or personal items outside of stall red line. 

No transferring firearms between stalls unless it’s cased and uncased in the next stall. 

Eye and ear protection must be always worn. 

No low cut shirts. 

Shoes must not have open tops, sides, or backs. 

Only one person inside the stall with a loaded firearm at a time. 

No hand-to-hand transfers of firearms. 

No drawing from the holster 

Minors must be able to safely handle and operate the firearm without assistance, and must be accompanied by a legal guardian and not left unattended with a firearm 

No loose powder for muzzleloaders, only Pyrodex pellets  

No head shots or game targets under 10 yards. 

Acoustical tile baffle strikes will result in the charge of a $1 per strike damage fee.  

In the event of a MALFUNCTION, place your firearm down, muzzle facing downrange, and contact the nearest Range Safety Officer 

In an EMERGENCY, a cease-fire will be called and lights will flash on and off. At this time, immediately stop and place firearm on the stall bench, muzzle facing downrange, and take a step back, remaining in your stall.