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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)

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)

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)

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)