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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NAPHA Auction To Combat Poaching

08/28/2017

The Namibia Professional Hunting Association is joining forces with Namibian and international allies to raise funds to help anti-poaching initiatives. On August 31, 2017 NAPHA will auction a wide array of items, with all proceeds going to the…

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…

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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

Bowhunting Rusa Deer on the Island of Mauritius

09/18/2018 Hunt Forever

During a hunting show in Germany, a booth offering an attractive combination of hunting and holidays on the island of Mauritius caught my attention. East of Madagascar, the island of Mauritius lies roughly 1,243 miles from the African continent.…

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Black Bear Sightings Continue to Increase in Alabama

09/17/2018 Hunt Forever

Add Jackson, Limestone, Marshall, Morgan and St. Clair counties to the growing list of black bear sightings in Alabama in 2018. In recent years, bears have also been recorded in Chambers, Elmore, Jefferson, Lee, Macon and Tallapoosa counties. These…

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Space Age Arrow Flight

09/14/2018 Hunt Forever

This was it. All the preparation, all the target shooting, all the pre-season scouting, all the gym time and road work — it all came down to this. After six hours of climbing along the edge of a glacier the size of the state of Delaware and gaining…

Conservation

Wisconsin Spring Turkey Harvest Declines

09/13/2018 Hunt Forever

Preliminary totals show turkey hunters registered 38,885 birds during the 2018 spring turkey hunting season in Wisconsin, a 10 percent decrease from the spring 2017 season. Weather this spring played a significant role in the decreased harvest…

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Glamour Guns – Republic Forge Quality 1911 Pistols

09/12/2018 Hunt Forever

Republic Forge in Perryton, TX is the realization of Benny J. Deal’s lifelong dream of building high-end, custom, true all American-made 1911 pistols. “Anybody can build good pistols,” Deal explains, “but we weren’t interested in doing just that. We…

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SCI Austin Chapter Aids Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation

09/11/2018 Hunt Forever

Recently the SCI Austin Chapter held a fundraiser to assist “Gear Up for Game Wardens,” a program that is part of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation.   The event raised $4,000 that will be used exclusively to purchase equipment for game wardens…

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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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