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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Submit Record Book Entries Online!

04/29/2016

The SCI Record Book Department is pleased to announce that members can now submit their Record Book Entries though the SCI Online Record Book. This new technology allows members to upload an image of each score sheet along with copies of field…

SCI Official Facebook Page Wins Top Communication Award

04/27/2016

Safari Club International’s official Facebook page was awarded the 2016 Communicator Award of Excellence for content and marketing social page by a brand. The Communicator Award “is the leading international awards program recognizing big ideas in…

LWFC Approves Hunting Seasons, Hunting Regulations and WMA Rules for Upcoming Seasons

04/08/2016

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) approved the 2016-18 hunting season dates and 2016-17 general and Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) hunting rules and regulations at its April meeting Thursday in Baton Rouge. The season dates…

LDWF Will Host Explore Bowhunting Workshop April 30 at Haughton Middle School

04/07/2016

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will hold an Explore Bowhunting instructor’s workshop April 30 at 9 a.m. at Haughton Middle School in Haughton, La. The workshop is free and will provide six hours of hands-on training for teachers…

Possible Changes Coming to Dog Deer Regulations

04/06/2016

Changes appear to be coming to the state’s dog deer hunting regulations. At its March 26 meeting in Pelham, the Alabama Conservation Advisory Board (CAB) recommended regulation changes designed to address various dog deer hunting related conflicts.…

Bighorn Sheep Lottery Permit Applications Begin April 18

04/06/2016

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will accept applications for a 2016 bighorn sheep lottery permit beginning April 18. Only Nebraska residents are eligible. The application period ends Aug. 5, and the permit, the only one authorized for 2016,…

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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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Youth Safari Day Comes of Age at 20

08/20/2018 Hunt Forever

In July, the Orange County and Los Angeles Chapters of SCI celebrated the 20th anniversary of Youth Safari Day, an annual event that sees thousands of youngsters from around Southern California enjoy the outdoor sports at Mike Raahauge Shooting…

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A Tale of Two Mausers

08/17/2018 Hunt Forever

In the world of rifles there is perhaps no more iconic name than Mauser. Yes there’s Winchester, Remington, Holland & Holland, Rigby, and a few others than can arguably claim iconic status, but none have been more influential or more universal…

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A Revelation in Name and Practice

08/16/2018 Hunt Forever

Tony Galazan has been a fixture at the Safari Club convention as far back as I can remember.  Over the past 25 years, he and his company, Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing (CSMC), have grown steadily in importance to the shooting industry. During…

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2017 Testing Shows No Evidence of CWD in New Hampshire

08/15/2018 Hunt Forever

New Hampshire’s white-tailed deer population once again showed no evidence of chronic wasting disease (CWD), based on monitoring data gathered during the 2017 hunting season. The NH Fish and Game Department is asking hunters to do their part in the…

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SCI CEO Announces Retirement

08/14/2018 Hunt Forever

Rick Parsons, the CEO of Safari Club International, announced today that he will retire from his position after a new CEO is hired and brought up to speed on SCI’s internal operating systems.  Parsons will then return to his advisory capacity within…

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SCI Chapter 2019 Guns of the Year

08/14/2018 Hunt Forever

Two outstanding firearms, one a rifle and the other a shotgun, are available for chapters as the 2019 Guns of the Year. The rifle package is a Barrett Fieldcraft bolt-action rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor (only 50 available) with Zeiss Conquest V4 4-16×44…

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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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