How To Measure Your Trophies

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    How To Measure Your Trophies
    When it comes to measuring trophy size, there are primarily two well known and recognized organizations that each have their own methods of measuring trophies. Both the Safari Club International (SCI) and the Roland Ward (RW) catalog and register trophy entries into their own record books.

    You will find links below for both the Safari Club International and Roland Ward trophy measurement methods should you be interested in learning the techniques to measure your own trophies.

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    Safari Club International (SCI) Methods of Measurement for the Record Book of Trophy Animals
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    Here are a few guidelines to submit an entry to the SCI Record Book of Trophy Animals.
    - Hunter must be a member of Safari Club International
    - For most trophies, no waiting or drying period from time of kill before measurement to be taken. Top 10 trophies require a 60 day waiting or drying period before measurement to be taken (no maximum period) from time of kill
    - Measurement completed by official SCI measurer (top 10 trophies require measurement to be taken by a official SCI master measurer and must include a photograph)
    - Entry form sent to Safari Club International including photograph(s)
    - Entry accepted by Safari Club International
    - Certificate sent to owner
    - Trophy added to the next edition of the SCI Record Book of Trophy Animals

    For information on Safari Club International trophy measurement methods should you be interested in learning the techniques to measure your own trophies, click here or select any of the links below.

    - Safari Club International Online Record Book
    - Safari Club International Record Book Top Ten & Minimums Listing
    - Safari Club International Search For Measurer
    - Safari Club International Methods Of Measurement
    - Safari Club International How To Submit An Entry To The Record Book
    - Safari Club International World Hunting Awards

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    Rowland Ward (RW) Methods of Measurement for the Records of Big Game Book
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    Here are a few guidelines to submit an entry to the Rowland Ward Records of Big Game Book.
    - Hunter does not have to be a member of Rowland Ward
    - From time of kill, 30 day waiting or drying period before measurement to be taken (no maximum period)
    - Measurement completed by official RW measurer (top 10 trophies require measurement to be taken by 2 official RW measurers and must include a photograph)
    - Entry form sent to Rowland Ward
    - Entry accepted by Rowland Ward
    - Certificate sent to owner
    - Trophy added to the next edition of the Rowland Ward Records of Big Game

    For information on Rowland Ward trophy measurement methods should you be interested in learning the techniques to measure your own trophies, click here or select any of the links below.

    - Rowland Ward Online Record Book
    - Rowland Ward Record Book Minimums & Maximums
    - Rowland Ward Methods Of Measurement
    - Find An Official Rowland Ward Measurer
    - Rowland Ward Submit Your Trophy
     
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