Each IUWC Member will be given the opportunity to pre-certify one of the five regions of the world that they have previously been to and successfully met the following criteria for.
Each IUWC Member who has previously harvested a minimum of 3 waterfowl species outside of North America from a specific region of the world, will be given the opportunity to Grandfather in that region and will be eligible for the IWS Challenge Coin for that region.
To be eligible to attain a medallion for a specific region, a photo of the member with each of the three individual pre-harvested birds in hand, along with travel itinerary documentation for that region, or alternative documentation must be submitted online at the UWCInternational.com website to qualify for the challenge coin and certification of that region. Taxidermy birds are also eligible for photo documentation if a photo is not available. If the If there is any question as to the authenticity of the photo or documentation for a region, the IUWC Member may be disqualified from the challenge.
There is No Fee to utilize the Grandfather Clause for a one-time single region certification other than the purchase of the specific Challenge Coin for that region. Upon successfully registering the region the IUWC Member will be also given recognition for certification of that region on their IUWC Member profile on the website as well.