Hunting season is coming soon and will be here before you know it. If you or someone you know needs to take the hunter education course, you are in luck because the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office has announced that will hold its third consecutive class in August.

The CPSO has already held a safety course in June and July but due to the demand, they have decided to hold another course for those who missed out on the first two courses.

The newest hunter safety course will also be a two-day event and will take place on Tuesday, August 2nd from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and the class will continue on Wednesday, August 3rd from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm as well.

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The course will be held at the Calcasieu Parish Regional Training Academy located at 3958 Mallard Cove in Lake Charles on both days. Calcasieu Parish Deputy Kayla Vincent said,

Participants must attend both days in order to receive credit for the course.

This course is offered free of charge to anyone 10 years of age or older.  You must pre-register for the class by visiting    For more information please call (337) 491-3784.


Refreshments will be provided on both days and lunch will be provided on Wednesday.

So if you need this safety course, get it done next month in August so that you will be ready for the upcoming Fall hunting season.

This is the hottest time of the year for hunting is coming up so get your safety card under your belt so that you can go out hunting some of your favorite games in Sportsman's Paradise like duck, deer, squirrel, geese, and doves.

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