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Archery Proficiency Testing

Rhode Island Hunter Education Program
2017 ARCHERY PROFICIENCY TESTING DATES & DESCRIPTION
Year round By appointment only
Contact: scott.travers@dem.ri.gov
Fish & Wildlife Education Center
1B Camp E-Hun-Tee Place
Exeter, RI 02822
Every Saturday from July 1 thru September 23
(excepting 7/15/17)
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Great Swamp Shooting Range
277 Great Neck Rd., West, Kingston
August 26, 2017
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tiverton Rod & Gun Club
1529 Fish Road, Tiverton
September 30, 2017
9 a.m. to 12 noon
Manville Sportsmen's Club
250 High St, Manville
Archery Proficiency testing is required every two years when bowhunting on Prudence Island, Patience Island, Block Island or Beavertail; or in the Town of Lincoln.

Testing Requirements: Picture ID will be required for all adult participants. Equipment belonging to the hunter to include five arrows equipped with broadheads (minimum of two cutting edges, 7/8" or greater at the widest point). Broadheads must be covered or in a quiver. Test consists of five shots at 20 yards. Three of five arrows must strike the vital area of a life size deer silhouette.

Only ONE attempt is allowed per day