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Urban Hunt Registration

  • 04 May 2015
  • 12:30 AM
  • 31 Jul 2015
  • 6:30 PM
  • Arkansas


  • There is no fee for registering for this event. You will have to pay a $50 orientation fee at the orientation.

The $50 orientation fee must be paid at the orientation in order to complete the permit process. You need to bring cash, check, or credit card.
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Urban Archery Deer Hunt Registration



In order to register for the 2015 - 2016 Urban hunts you need to fill in this registration form. The ABA will be managing the registration for the AGFC this year.


2015-16 Urban Deer Hunt Dates

All urban deer hunts will open Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 and close Monday, Feb. 29, 2016.


Cities with 2015-16 Urban Hunts

The following cities will host urban archery hunts in the 2015-16 season:
Cherokee Village | CherokeeVillage Map
Fairfield Bay | FairfieldBay Map
Heber Springs | HeberSprings Map
Horseshoe Bend | HorseshoeBend Map
Hot Spring Village
Russellville | Russellville Map   



Urban Deer Hunt Application Requirements

A drawing will not be conducted for these hunts. However, all hunters are required to follow the protocol outlined in the following document. 

Cherokee Village | 2015 Cherokee Village Requirements

Fairfield Bay | 2015 Fairfield Bay Requirements

Heber Springs | 2015 Heber Springs Requirements

Horseshoe Bend | 2015 Horseshoe Bend Requirements

Hot Spring Village | 2015 Hot Springs Village Requirements

Russellville | 2015 Russellville Requirements



AGFC Requirements  2015 Urban Deer Hunt Program Protocol


Scheduled International Bowhunting Education Classes


For a complete list of ABA help classes check out our web page.

IBEP Schedule

If you prefer to take the online class you can follow this link. But you will still have to attend the Field Day portion of the ABA class.

Arkansas IBEP Online

IBEP classes for the 2015-16 Urban Hunts

Class 1 - May 30, 2015 – (IBEP Class for Cherokee Village/Horseshoe Bend) 

Friendship Baptist Church 

32 Liberty Hill Road, Highland AR 72542 

(Class will be from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Class 2 - June 6, 2015 – (IBEP Class for Russellville) 

Hughes Community Center 

1000 East Parkway

Russellville AR 72802 

(Class will be from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm)

Class 3 - June 13, 2015 – (IBEP Class for Fairfield Bay/Heber Springs) 

Department of Public Safety, 

101 Little Rock Road, 

Fairfield Bay AR 72088 

(Class will be from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm)

Class 4 - June 20, 2015 – (IBEP Class for Hot Springs Village) 

Ponce de Leon Center, 

1101 DeSoto Boulevard, 

Hot Springs Village AR 71909 

(Class will be from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm)


Urban Deer Hunt Orientation

Orientation dates and locations.

Orientation 1 - July 18, 2015 (Russellville) 

Sheppard Drive Park 

1500 Sheppard Drive, 

Russellville AR 72802  

Orientation 2 - July 25, 2015 (Cherokee Village/Horseshoe Bend

RazorBack Archery, 

10640 US Hwy 62, 

Ash Flat, AR 72513.  

PH 1-870-994-7850

Orientation 3 - Aug 8, 2015 (Fairfield Bay/Heber Springs

Department of Public Safety, 

101 Little Rock Road, 

Fairfield Bay AR 72088

Orientation 4 - Aug 15, 2015 (Hot Springs Village) 

Ponce de Leon Center, 

1101 DeSoto Boulevard, 

Hot Springs Village AR 71909


All persons attending the orientations should be at the location by 7:30 a.m. the morning of the orientation.  A briefing will begin at 8:00 a.m., there we will explain the rules and regulations for the city in which you are hunting.  After the briefing, proficiency testing will begin along with registration and permit issue.  If you have taken the IBEP Class on-line you will need to bring a copy of your completion certificate from the course before attending the field day portion of the class.  If you have questions contact J.D. Crawford 501-733-2921 or email at

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