description of the hunt: Points will be awarded
for the difficulty of obtaining the trophy; therefore a
brief description of the hunt is necessary.
Factors that need to be clarified must include the
weapon used and whether the trophy was taken using bait,
blinds, tracking, dogs, etc. This is a very
important part of the judging, so please be as thorough
as possible; this DOES NOT need to be written in a
Additional Required Information:
PLEASE EMAIL ALL THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION TO THE
A.P.H.A. EXECUTIVE OFFICER: email@example.com
It is essential that an accurate measurement of the
trophy being submitted is included. These measurements
must follow the SCI measurement system. Measurements can
be submitted any of the following ways:
a. Fully completed SCI measurement
form*, signed by an official SCI measurer (Copies
b. SCI measurement form* filled in by
the PH, and witnessed and signed by one member of a
registered African Professional Hunters Association (Copies
SCI measurement forms are available for download from www.scifirstforhunters.org
or click HERE
for official SCI measurement forms.
RHINO will be judged under the SCI system only and
ELEPHANT IVORY will be based on individual tusk weight.
- Body length (nose to tip of tail, not following
the contour of
If possible, accurate weight on a scale (no
- Widest width of the horns, as per the old
Rowland Ward system
Trophy photographs: Please submit at least
1 quality field photo of the trophy.
photos may be uploaded via
the application form, attached to an email, or mail
- In order to accurately judge the trophy,
additional photographs that clearly show the lion's
face, mane and body are required.
- Additional photographs that will help
authenticate the supplemental measurements need to be
included. This may involve the professional hunter holding
the leopard in order to give a better idea of scale and
CROCODILE: - For scale a person must be present
in the photo.