Completed online status match challenge application form on delta.com
. received a reply within 2 weeks with a 90 day challenge : Your Gold Medallion Status is valid for the next 90 days and will print on your future boarding passes. Plus, your digital Medallion card will be available in the Fly Delta app for iPhone® and Android™.
To keep your Medallion Status through January 31, 2018, you will need to complete the following requirements within the 90-day timeframe:
Fly 12,500 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) or 15 Medallion Qualification Segments (MQSs).
If you do not meet the Gold Medallion Status Match Challenge flight requirements, but you earn 6,250 MQMs or 8 MQSs within the 90-day period, you will earn Silver Medallion Status through January 31, 2018.