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The Florida Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) is a program for hunter safety course graduates to learn more about leadership, ethics and safety while expanding their knowledge about conservation, target shooting and hunting. One of YHEC’s goals is to pass our hunting and shooting heritage to the next generation.

The program, developed by the National Rifle Association, features multi-disciplined events to teach safety and responsibility and test marksmanship skills and hunting knowledge through eight disciplines or challenges: Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, Small-bore/Light Rifle, Hunter Responsibility Exam, Firearms Safety Trail, Orienteering Skills, and Wildlife Identification Challenge.

There are local, state and national YHEC events. To register for a YHEC event near you, visit the Hunter Safety Course Schedules page.

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