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PARAMETERS FOR TROPHY JUDGING

Maximum points for each category = 20

 

Non-Dangerous and Dangerous Game (excluding lion, leopard & buffalo):

Trophy Size:                          1-10                1 (representative) - 10 (exceptional)
                        (Based on SCI measurement)

Method used on hunt:        1-5                  1 (common method) - 5 (challenging method)
                        (Weapon used, time of day, blind use, bait, dogs, tracking, etc.)

Species:                                 1-3                  1 (very common) - 3 (extremely rare)

Specific area:                        1-2                  1 (heavily hunted) - 2 (limited hunting)

 

Lion:

Method used on hunt:        1-4                  1 (common method) - 4 (challenging method)
                        (Weapon used, time of day, blind use, bait, dogs, tracking, etc.)

Mane length:                        1-4                  1 (basic mane) - 4 (exceptional mane)

Trophy Size:                          1-4                  1 (large skull) - 4 (exceptional skull)
                        (Based on SCI measurement)

Mane color:                           1-3                  1 (light) - 3 (dark)

Age:                                        1-3                  1 (mature) - 3 (very old)

Specific area:                        1-2                  1 (heavily hunted) - 2 (limited hunting)

 

Leopard:

Body size:                              1-6                  1 (representative) - 6 (extremely large)
(Body length nose to tip of tail but not following the contour of the body and if       possible, weight on a scale, no estimations)

Trophy Size:                          1-6                  1 (large skull) - 6 (exceptional skull)
                        (Based on SCI measurement)

Method used on hunt:        1-4                  1 (common method) - 4 (challenging method)
                        (Weapon used, time of day, blind use, bait, dogs, tracking, etc.)

Specific area:                        1-2                  1 (heavily hunted) - 2 (limited hunting)

Age:                                        1-2                  1 (old) - 2 (very old)

 

Buffalo :

Trophy Size:                          1-7                  1 (representative) - 7 (exceptional)
                  (Based on SCI measurement)

Trophy Size:                          1-7                  1 (representative) - 7 (exceptional)
                 (Horn widest width, old Rowland Ward system)

Method used on hunt:        1-4                  1 (common method) - 4 (challenging method)
                 (Weapon used, time of day, blind use, bait, dogs, tracking, etc.)

Specific area:                        1-2                  1 (heavily hunted) - 2(limited hunting)

 

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