Give the gift of the great outdoors this season. For the first time ever, the WVDNR is opening license sales two weeks early! That’s right, Two. Full. Weeks. We want to make sure a hunting and fishing license makes it on everyone’s gift list this season, which is why we’re entering all West Virginia residents who purchases a Class X or Class XJ license into a drawing for a FREE lifetime license and other incredible prizes. Purchase your license or give the gift of a license today.
This grand prize is your ticket to a lifetime of hunting and fishing adventures in West Virginia. Two lucky winners will receive one lifetime license each.
STATE PARK GIVEAWAYS
Win an overnight stay at a West Virginia state park or forest and enjoy outdoor adventures with your family. Four lucky winners will receive one overnight stay each.
The prize that keeps giving. A gift bag includes an assortment of exclusive West Virginia Gold Rush merchandise. Eight lucky winners will receive one gift bag each.
Buy your 2021 Class X, Class XJ, Class XP, Class X3 and Class XP3 license between 12:01 a.m. on Dec. 1 and 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31.
Purchase your license
When you buy your 2021 Class X, Class XJ and Class XP license you’ll automatically be entered one time into our lifetime license giveaway if you meet our eligibility requirements. When you buy your 2021 Class X3 and Class XP3 license you’ll automatically receive three entries into our lifetime license giveaway if you meet our eligibility requirements.
We’ll randomly select and announce prize winners in early January 2021.
|Q:||When do 2021 licenses go on sale?|
|A:||December 1 at 12:01 a.m.|
|Q:||Who can win the prizes?|
|A:||Only eligible West Virginia residents who purchase a 2021 Class X, Class XJ, Class XP, Class X3 and Class XP3 license between 12:01 a.m. on December 1 and 11:59 p.m. on December 31.|
|Q:||Can I win multiple prizes?|
|A:||No. There is a one-prize limit.|
|Q:||Can nonresidents purchase a 2021 hunting and fishing license early on Dec. 1?|
|A:||Yes, but only West Virginia residents are eligible for prizes.|
|Q:||Where can I purchase my license?|
|A:||Online at wvhunt.com and at license agents around the state.|
|Q:||What do the new Class XP, Class X3 and Class XP3 licenses include?|
When you purchase a Class X3 or Class XP3 license, the yearly transaction fees from years two and three will be excluded from the price.
|Q:||When are the state park getaways?|
|A:||State park getaway prizes may be redeemed in 2021. Prizes include cabin getaways at Cabwaylingo State Forest and North Bend State Park and mountain lodge escapes at Twin Falls Resort State Park and Hawks Nest State Park.|
|Q:||How can I purchase a license as a gift for a friend or family member?|
|A:||It’s easy! If the recipient has previously held a license, all you need to know is the recipient’s name and date of birth. To purchase as a gift, call the WVDNR Licensing team at 304-558-2758. Explain to the agent that you are purchasing an annual license as a gift. The agent will process the transaction and can email or snail mail you a copy of the license for gift giving.
NOTE: If the recipient has never had a license before, you may need additional information to establish an account. To be safe, come prepared with SSN, driver’s license number/expiration, address, phone number, email and physical characteristics such as height, weight, hair color, and eye color.
|Q:||What if I purchased a 2021 Class X, Class XJ, Class XP, Class X3 and Class XP3 license on December 1st before this contest was announced?|
|A:||If you purchased a 2021 Class X, Class XJ, Class XP, Class X3 and Class XP3 license on December 1st you were automatically entered into the giveaway!|
HAVE OTHER QUESTIONS?
Contact the West Virginia Division of Natural Resource’s Licensing Unit at 304-558-2758.
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DISCOVER YOUR LOVE FOR THE OUTDOORS
If you haven’t hunted or fished in a few years, now’s a perfect time to get back in the game. And if you’ve never gone hunting or fishing before, this is a great time to get started. A lifetime of outdoor adventures awaits.
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