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 & Rigby Set New Rifle Auction Record!

02/19/2016

The upper limits of fine firearms value has been redefined with the John Rigby & Co. and SCI’s collaborative effort for the second in the World Heritage Rifle series. Built by Rigby as a tribute to Jim Corbett’s legendary rifle, the Asian rifle…

Hunting Celebrities at Night of the Hunter Event

02/05/2016

The annual SCI Night of the Hunter Awards had some of the biggest names in hunting honoring some of the most accomplished hunters in the world. Jim and Eva Shockey pumped up the crowd by reminding them that to be a hunter was to be proud of what we…

SCI President Presents Check to Fund Anti-Poaching Patrol

02/05/2016

With the approval of SCI's Executive Committee, SCI Litigation Dept. selected the Dande Anti-Poaching Unit (DAPU) run by Charlton McCallum Safaris in Zimbabwe as the recipient of a donation to continue the fight against poachers. DAPU operates in…

SCI To Hold Important Roundtable Discussion At SCI Convention

02/02/2016

Harnessing Our Power: Banding Together to Face the Challenges Ahead Friday, February 5th, 2-4 pm, Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Breakers B   Come attend this panel discussion to hear about the challenges the hunting community faces in the…

Don’t Miss SCI’s Seminar on the Recent African Lion Listing

01/26/2016

SCI is hosting an informational seminar about the recent African lion listing during the 2016 Convention. The seminar entitled “What Were They Thinking? – the African Lion Rule” will take place in Breakers B at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on…

Sullivan Amendment Halts Proposed USFWS Changes to Wildlife Management on Alaska Refuges

01/21/2016

Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee’s Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife, today successfully added an amendment to S. 659, the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015, prohibiting the U.S…

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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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New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Reminds Hunters To Wear Blaze Orange When Heading Afield

12/11/2018 Hunt Forever

Hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to put on a bright orange article of clothing when they head afield in New Hampshire this fall. Wearing a fluorescent orange hat, vest or jacket makes you highly visible and is one of several key…

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America’s Hunting Heritage Program Earns Emmy Nomination

12/10/2018 Hunt Forever

At a time when more kids are less connected with the natural world, a new television series is reshaping the image of our conservation heritage while promoting outdoor lifestyles in households and classrooms across the country. Last year, Safari…

Guns & Hunting

Final World Heritage Rifle In Final Stages

12/07/2018 Hunt Forever

As the Safari Club International 47th annual hunters’ convention nears, the final steps are being completed on the fifth and final rifle in the SCI World Heritage Rifle series. In fact, by the time this story is in print, the rifle will be complete…

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Tribute to a Legend

12/06/2018 Hunt Forever

Diamond Blade Knife honors legendary knife maker Robert “Bob” Loveless with the creation of the new Heritage fixed blade knife. A cross-canyon shot earned hunter Mike S. a trophy x7 Tule elk. Photo: Durwood HollisIf memory serves well, the Diamond…

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Really Big Sheep

12/05/2018 Hunt Forever

It really doesn’t matter how much experience you have (or think you have). Hunting is a learning experience, and unfamiliar situations are just that. You can add conventional wisdom that abounds in our world…and isn’t always all that wise. Donna…

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SCI Arkansas Chapter Supports NRA YHEC Programs

12/04/2018 Hunt Forever

For seven years, the SCI Arkansas Chapter has sponsored the National Rifle Association’s Youth Hunter Education Challenge at both the state and national level. YHEC is training and mentoring the next generation of hunters. Youth compete in two age…

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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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