NWTF WILD TURKEY RECORDS OFFICIAL REGISTRATION FORM by fno50308

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									                  NWTF WILD TURKEY RECORDS
                  OFFICIAL REGISTRATION FORM
Print this form out and mail to:
                                     The National Wild Turkey Federation
                                     c/o: Wild Turkey Records
                                     P.O. Box 530
                                     Edgefield, S.C. 29824-0530


1. Category of turkey entered:      ______ Gobbler ______ Hen
Check one (or, if known hybrid, write “H” in category which turkey most resembles):
______ Eastern wild turkey          ______ Florida wild turkey        ______ Rio Grande wild turkey
______ Merriam’s wild turkey        ______ Gould’s wild turkey        _____ Ocellated wild turkey

2. Weight (weight of turkey, in pounds and ounces)               ______ lbs.                  ______ oz.

3. Beard length (total length of beard to nearest 1/16-inch)            ______ Beard
For multiple beards, use same listing: ______ Beard 2             ______ Beard 3     ______ Beard 4
______ Beard 5 Total length ______
4. Spur length (length of spur should be measured to nearest 1/16-inch.)
______ Left spur ______ Right spur

5. Non-typical: Unusual characteristics. Check here ______ if turkey has characteristics such as multiple
beards or spurs, or unique coloring. Also, please include all information describing the oddity. Attach
additional sheet, if necessary.

6. Date and time that turkey was taken. Date______               Approximate time______

7. Location where turkey was harvested.
Country______             State/Province______                   County/Parish______

8. Type of call used:       ______ Box         ______ Slate ______ Mouth diaphragm
______ Wingbone             ______ Tube        ______ Gobbling device     ______ Other

9. Weapon used to harvest bird: ______ Modern firearm                      ______ Bow
______ Muzzleloader ______ Crossbow

10. Hunting License                  #_______________              Tag #______________

11. Certification by hunter—I hereby certify that the information above is correct and that I took this wild
turkey in the spirit of fair chase and in compliance with all applicable game laws. I further certify that this
turkey was a wild and free-ranging bird, was not confined by any artificial barrier, and was not released for
the purpose of commercial hunting.

*All Easterns, Rio Grandes, Merriam’s and Gould’s subspecies birds weighing more than 22 pounds,
Florida subspecies over 20 pounds, or Ocellated turkeys over 10 pounds must be weighed to the
nearest ounce on scales inspected and certified as accurate for trade by the state department of
agriculture, and a weight coupon or signed document presented for proof. An additional witness also
is required. Beards measuring more than 12 inches must have additional witnessing, and application
must include photograph showing measurement. Spurs measuring over 1.5 inches must have
additional witnessing, and application must include photographs showing measurement. Please
include picture if your bird has multiple beards.

______ My $10 check or money order is enclosed, to cover processing cost.

____________________________                  ________________________             _____________________
Signature of Hunter                           Printed Name                         Date

____________________________________________________________                       _____________________
Hunter’s Address, City, State, and Zip                                             Phone Number

Hunter is male or female (please circle)       Hunter is adult or child (circle one)

____________________________________________________
Membership Number and Expiration

12. Certification by primary witness: (required for all turkeys entered). I hereby certify that I am an
active member of the National Wild Turkey Federation and all the information recorded in Sections 2
through 10 of this application form is true and correct.

___________________________                   ________________________             _____________________
Signature of Witness                          Printed Name                         Date

____________________________________________________________                       _____________________
Witness’s Address, City, State, and Zip                                            Phone Number

______________________________________________________
Membership Number and Expiration

13. Certification by secondary witness: (required for all turkeys with exceptional measurements as
indicated)

___________________________                   ________________________             _____________________
Signature of Witness                          Printed Name                         Date

____________________________________________________________                       _____________________
Witness’s Address, City, State, and Zip                                            Phone Number

______________________________________________________
Membership Number and Expiration


                                Office Use:       Record No. ____________
                                                  Grand Score___________

								
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