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 Supports USFWS Proposed Improvements To ESA

07/19/2018

Safari Club International supports major proposed revisions by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to its Endangered Species Act regulations that were announced today. “Today’s announcement ushers in a major move forward for the FWS.  At long last,…

HSUS Attack On Alaska Hunting A Sham

07/02/2018

The Humane Society of the United States doesn't let facts get in the way of anti-hunting propaganda meant to mislead the public about hunting in Alaska even when their venom taints practices of Native Alaskans and subsistence hunters in the process…

Media Attack On SCI Full Of Fantasies And Falsehoods

06/29/2018

Safari Club International and hunters fight criminal poaching of wildlife resources. Anti-hunters do not. Anti-hunters enable criminal poaching. By being aware of the problem and doing nothing about it, antis are responsible for the criminal…

Dr. Chris Comer: SCIF Conservation Director

06/29/2018

Dr. Chris Comer is Safari Club International Foundation’s new Director of Conservation. He is located in the Washington, D.C. Chris comes to SCI Foundation from the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture at Stephen F. Austin State…

SCI Counters Antis’ Lies About Federal Commission

06/18/2018

Safari Club International isn’t about to sit by idly as anti-hunters attack a federal conservation council and its members. Anti-hunters never let facts get in the way of an emotionally-based false argument, as is evidenced in their attacks in the…

North Carolina Senator Bill Rabon Selected as SCI’s 2017 State Legislator of the Year

05/21/2018

North Carolina State Senator Bill Rabon is SCI’s 2017 State Legislator of the Year. “We appreciate Senator Rabon’s efforts to advance legislation promoting and protecting our outdoor heritage and tradition of hunting, our Second Amendment rights and…

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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. 

Guns & Hunting

UNL Students May Rent Hunting Equipment

02/28/2019 Hunt Forever

Students registered at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln may rent hunting equipment at the university’s Outdoor Adventure Center. The available gear and rental rates are: pop-up blind: $3/day or $6/weekend; layout blind: $3/day or $6/weekend; jake…

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New Spanish Professional Hunters’ Association

02/27/2019 Hunt Forever

Thanks to the work and collaboration of the oldest and most successful hunting companies in the Spanish hunting industry, the APTCE (Spanish professional hunters association) has been created. The association officially launched during SCI’s 2019…

Guns & Hunting

A Fine And Reasonable Madness

02/27/2019 Hunt Forever

To begin with a quote from Lucian Cary, long-time gun editor of True magazine, “I do not go in for collecting guns.  I never buy a gun unless I really need it.  As a matter of fact, I really only need about a dozen, or possibly fourteen, more guns…

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Botswana Panel Recommends Lifting 2014 Hunting Ban

02/26/2019 Hunt Forever

In a widely publicized meeting on Thursday, Feb. 21, a group of government ministers presented a recommendation to the President of the Republic of Botswana to lift the four-year moratorium on hunting in that country.  The President has not issued…

The Barrett Fieldcraft

02/26/2019 Hunt Forever

Each year Safari Club International chooses only one rifle to be named the Gun of the Year. SCI’s Gun of the Year is offered only through SCI Chapter Fundraising events. With more than 160 SCI Chapters worldwide, SCI Chapters have helped support…

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Wildlife Management In Zimbabwe

02/25/2019 Hunt Forever

Charles Jonga, Director of CAMPFIRE, explains the importance of wildlife management, including elephant hunting, to the communities of Zimbabwe.      

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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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