ATV safety training requirements

ALERT: Please note the one-year expiration date for online safety course vouchers (which are required for students to attend a field day) has been extended.

Ages 10 – 15:

  • Youth ages 10 – 15 first complete the ATV Safety Online Course at ATVcourse.com (course fee is $24.95).
     
  • Next, attend a Hands-on Safety class:  Students ages 10- 15 must register for a Hands-On ATV Safety Training class located on our Class Calendar (below).  A fee may be collected by the instructor.

    o The Hands-On training includes: Basic ATV operation; protecting the environment; common ATV parts and controls; MN rules and laws; responsible ATV riding skills for trail riding, and practicing/demonstrating skills on an ATV course. *Student must be fitted to the ATV they will be operating.
     
  • Students can print their ATV Safety Certificate from the DNR website after passing the Hands-On class. Instructions are provided during class (includes DNR fee of $10). The ATV Certificate becomes valid at age 12. 

Ages 16 and older

Anyone born after July 1, 1987, or who is 16 years or older can complete the ATV safety online course at ATVcourse.com (and pay all necessary fees online) to meet certification requirements. Not required to attend the ATV safety Hands-On class.

Alternate ATV safety training

Proof of completion of the ATV Rider Course offered by the All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Institute is adequate to meet the safety certificate requirements. The fee for the course is $55.

Are you a parent of a child 6 – 9 years old?

Youth ages 6 – 9 years of age may complete the free study guide at ATV Free Study Guide

  • Free course designed to provide 6 –9 year olds with introductory and basic ATV safety information.
  • No riding performance course offered with this course. 
  • No certification upon completion of the study guide course.

Courses

To view detailed information about a class or field day, click on its title.

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DateTitleLocationCounty
04/24/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassEast BethelAnoka
04/24/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 8:30 AMWillmarKandiyohi
04/24/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 10:00 AMWillmarKandiyohi
04/24/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassTamarackAitkin
04/25/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassTracyLyon
04/30/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassSilver BayLake
04/30/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassSilver BayLake
05/01/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 3:30 PMAdaNorman
05/01/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 8:00 AMFifty LakesCrow Wing
05/01/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 2:00 PMFifty LakesCrow Wing
05/01/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 8:00 AMRoyaltonMorrison
05/01/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 10:30 AMRoyaltonMorrison
05/01/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 10:00 AMAlexandriaDouglas
05/01/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 1:00 PMAlexandriaDouglas
05/01/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 10:00 AMAdaNorman
05/01/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 9:00 AMMoose LakeCarlton
05/01/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 8:00 AMAlexandriaDouglas
05/01/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassBelgradeStearns
05/01/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 1:00 PMAdaNorman
05/01/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 1:00 PMWinthropSibley
05/01/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 1:00 PMMoose LakeCarlton
05/02/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ AMGoodhueGoodhue
05/02/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ PMGoodhueGoodhue
05/05/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassSt. CloudStearns
05/08/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 8:30WillmarKandiyohi
05/08/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 10:00 AMWillmarKandiyohi
05/08/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 1:00 PMWinthropSibley
05/08/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassWintonSt. Louis
05/10/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassAlbanyStearns
05/11/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassRoseauRoseau
05/15/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 9:00 AMPalisadeAitkin
05/15/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 1:00 PMBagleyClearwater
05/15/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 9:00 AMBagleyClearwater
05/15/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 9:00 AMMotleyCass
05/15/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 2:00 PMMotleyCass
05/15/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassDetroit LakesBecker
05/15/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 1:00 PMPalisadeAitkin
05/15/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassSlaytonMurray
05/16/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassBeckerSherburne
05/22/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassRussellLyon
05/22/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassElk RiverSherburne
05/22/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassRooseveltRoseau
05/22/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 9:00 AMMoorheadClay
05/22/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 11:00 AMMoorheadClay
05/22/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassBigforkItasca
05/22/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassFairmontMartin
06/05/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 8:30 AMAkeleyHubbard
06/05/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~11:00 AMAkeleyHubbard
06/06/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassLafayetteNicollet
06/06/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassBemidjiBeltrami
06/07/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassAlbanyStearns
06/12/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 9:00 AMGrand RapidsItasca
06/12/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 1:30 PMGrand RapidsItasca
06/12/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassBoveyItasca
06/12/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassFarmingtonDakota
06/13/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassFarmingtonDakota
06/26/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassIrontonCrow Wing
06/26/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassWalkerCass
07/10/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassFergus FallsOtter Tail
07/10/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassMankatoBlue Earth
07/11/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassNicolletNicollet
07/24/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 9:00 AMGrand RapidsItasca
07/24/21ATV Safety Online Field Day Class ~ 1:30 PMGrand RapidsItasca
08/08/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassNew UlmBrown
08/21/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassFarmingtonDakota
08/22/21ATV Safety Online Field Day ClassFarmingtonDakota