Who We Are

Hunting is an ancient tradition passed down from the earliest times of man to the present day. Hunters participate directly in the natural world and care enough to make sure that it continues in all of its awesome beauty and diversity.

Safari Club International is a U.S.-based organization of more than 50,000 hunters dedicated to protecting the right to hunt and to promote wildlife conservation worldwide. Between SCI and its sister organization, the SCI Foundation, we have put more than $70 Million on the ground for conservation since 2000. In the U.S. and abroad, hunters are part of a system that keeps the rivers, forests and fields intact and maintains the wildlife.

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Safari Club International is the leading organization in the world standing in the gate to protect our right to hunt not only for future generations, but for this current generation as well.
Herb A.
Being part of SCI is my affirmative step of ensuring that the right to hunt is going to be there for my family for generations to come.
Louis C.
Man is born with a natural instinct to hunt and I will fight to keep that instinct alive and protect the freedom to do so for myself and for future generations.
Randall B.

International Hunting

Legal organized hunting is conducted on six continents by tens of millions of hunters each year. This hunting activity provides the funding for meaningful wildlife conservation worldwide.

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North American Hunting

There are many diverse hunting opportunities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Thanks to hunters, many species of wildlife there have been brought back from the brink of extinction.

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SCI Members, Chapters Helping Rural Communities in Africa

Recently, SCI Members John and Judy Sholes returned to South Africa for a safari with Blaauwkrantz Safaris. They brought along a personal donation and a donation from their National Capital Chapter, Washington, D.C. that Blaauwkrantz used to repaint the local rural school, Palmiet River Junior School, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

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SCI Fights For Freedom To Hunt Grizzly Bears In British Columbia

08/18/2017

Government officials, bowing to the bluster of anti-hunters, have closed the hunting of grizzly bears in British Columbia, Canada. This move ignores all sound science that supports a continuation of grizzly bear hunting in that Province.      …

SCI Supports Hunting As Part Of Lion Conservation

07/20/2017

ri Club International notes the recent media reports on the hunting of a lion in Zimbabwe. Although we are still awaiting information on this subject, it is our current understanding that this lion was taken in accordance with Zimbabwe law. Lion…

Immediate Changes to South African Firearm Registration Guidelines for American Hunters

03/23/2017

Immediate Changes to South African Firearm Registration Guidelines for American Hunters The South African Police Services’ Central Firearms Desk has announced its decision to no longer accept United States Department of Homeland Security…

SCI's Ultimate Sportsmen's Market Celebrated its 45th Convention

02/16/2017

This year marks a huge benchmark in science-based wildlife conservation. Through 45 years of continuous growth and efforts by Safari Club International and its members, SCI celebrated its anniversary at the Convention in Las Vegas, February 1-4,…

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12/12/2016

Rick Parsons has been named SCI’s new Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Phil DeLone. Parsons joined SCI in 1985 and has held various positions in the organization since, including stints as the head of the Washington, D.C. Office and as interim…

Call to Take Action—Importers/Exporters of Wildlife Into/Out of the U.S. in 2002-10, 2013-14

11/15/2016

If you imported or exported wildlife into or from the United States in 2002-2010, 2013, and/or 2014, you need to decide whether to take action to help prevent potential disclosure of certain personal and financial information to Humane Society…

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SCI maintains two blogs. Hunt Forever chronicles the exciting worldwide hunts SCI members take and covers subjects of importance to all hunters. First For Hunters chronicles SCI’s work to defeat anti hunting attacks. 

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You Can Help Wildlife By Returning Tracking Collars Intact

11/27/2018 Hunt Forever

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is encouraging anyone who finds or harvests an animal with a radio collar or transmitter to return that collar as soon as possible to any Game and Fish office or employee. “Many animals from deer to moose are…

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Hornady ETX Custom International

11/26/2018 Hunt Forever

The EXT has a small hollow point and expansion cavity.  It routinely provides upwards of 95 percent weight retention and penetrates deeply with minimal meat damage.That European riflemakers tend to cut their chambers a little differently from U.S.…

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Armchair Safari - Elephant Hunting in East Equatorial Africa with Arthur Neumann

11/23/2018 Hunt Forever

Once at El Bogoi, and in spite of being unwell, I could not rest, so went out again, starting early as usual. I met Lesiat, one of my guides, at the foot of a kopje where we had parted the day before. The spoor of a single elephant was crossed not…

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Destination: Gobbler!

11/22/2018 Hunt Forever

The wild turkey is a native North American bird, probably initially domesticated by early natives in Mexico and definitely first brought to Europe by Spanish explorers in the Eighteenth Century. Today roast turkey is widely appreciated and wild or…

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Leica Sport Optics – Precision Built On A Century Of Knowledge And Expertise

11/21/2018 Hunt Forever

To trust sport optics, a brand with high quality engineering and the best lenses standard is required.  Leica has been doing just that for more than a century. Leica’s lenses are an essential part of the German brand’s DNA, producing binoculars,…

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Soft Nights and Hard Ground

11/20/2018 Hunt Forever

I recently had the chance to use a couple of new products from Klymit and I have to say I was suitably impressed with both.  I have done reviews on Klymit products in past and was impressed with their product’s strength and durability as well as…

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Add These Activities To Your Convention Experience!

We invite you to attend SCI’s 47th Annual Hunters’ Convention at the Reno Sparks Convention Center, January 9 – 12. Reno is experiencing rapid growth and vast downtown revitalization, and is excited to show SCI all there is to experience while we are there.

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SCI Members Share Their Hunter Pride!

Once again SCI members are sharing their successful hunts from all over the globe. The data they provide in their Record Book entries helps compile one of the largest databases of information on sustainable species in the world.

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SCI Hunt Auctions Sneak Peek

The 2019 SCI Convention is on the horizon and excitement is mounting for the return to Reno, NV. Auction donations are already starting to roll in and they are bigger and better than ever!

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SCI Members Show Their Hunter Pride

SCI Members are currently hunting all over the world, and they love to share their successes through their entries in the SCI Record Book.

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SCI Corporate Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jim Lenhart, Advertising Sales Manager.

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