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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ID Fish & Game Super Hunt

04/04/2016

With every entry in Idaho Fish and Game's Super Hunt drawings, hunters get a chance at winning the hunt of a lifetime, and their entry fee helps support hunter and angler access to and across private lands. Super Hunt tags allow winners to pursue…

More Details Emerge On Shooting in Zimbabwe

03/17/2016

New details have emerged in the investigation of the fatal shooting of Claudio Chiarelli and his son on March 13, 2016. In an article published in the Zimbabwean newspaper The Herald, dated March, 16, 2016, the story reported that the government was…

UPDATE: Zimbabwe Government Issues Statement on Alleged Accidental Shooting

03/16/2016

The Government of Zimbabwe has issued an official statement regarding the shooting death of Professional hunter Claudio Chiarelli and his son Max. In their statement, posted on the official Government website, stated:  "Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife…

Father And Son Professional Hunters Shot By Accident While On Anti-Poaching Patrol In Zimbabwe

03/15/2016

Officials in Zimbabwe today continued their investigation into the apparent accidental shooting deaths of a professional hunter father/son team as they participated in an anti-poaching patrol in that African nation Sunday. Dead are Claudio…

FWS Distributes $1.1 Billion to State Wildlife Agencies

03/09/2016

This past March, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service distributed $1.1 billion in revenues generated by the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration acts. The funding, derived from excise taxes paid by the hunting…

Namibian Professional Hunters Association Releases Position Paper

03/04/2016

The Namibian Professional Hunters Association (NAPHA) has released a position paper on the value of hunting as a conservation tool, addressing squarely the ongoing ideological battle between hunters and anti-hunters and the often emotion-…

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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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2019 SCI Convention Features Two Great Seminars With Darrell Holland

11/15/2018 Hunt Forever

Darrell Holland has been providing exciting and informative seminars at the annual SCI Convention for a number of years. His expertise and insight has helped bring a fresh perspective to his seminar topics. Coming up at the 2019 SCI Convention in…

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Ravin’s R20 Sniper Package

11/14/2018 Hunt Forever

Ravin Crossbows is offering a new Sniper Package of its popular R20 crossbow, featuring everything you need in one complete kit. The base of this innovative package is the Ravin R20. The R20 features the revolutionary Helicoil technology that…

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Don’t Miss The Excitement Of SCI’s 2019 Convention

11/12/2018 Hunt Forever

SCI’s Annual Hunters’ Convention is never short of events and activities that keep our members engaged from the moment they step into the convention center. For 2019, we are offering a variety of events at The Ultimate Sportsmen’s MarketTM to keep…

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The Trijicon AccuPoint 2.5-12.5x42 - A Great Hunting Scope

11/08/2018 Hunt Forever

The Trijicon AccuPoint Series has firmly established itself as a Brilliant Aiming Solution for hunters. The 2.5-12.5x42 AccuPoint model is ideal for close to mid-range shots for use in a multitude of big game hunting applications. In any hunting…

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North Carolina Wildlife Commission Reminds Hunters To Practice Tree Stand Safety

11/08/2018 Hunt Forever

As deer season ramps up, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds hunters to follow safety guidelines when hunting from a tree stand. “Tree stand accidents are the leading cause of injury to hunters every year,” said Chet Clark, the…

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Bowhunting Axis In South Texas

11/08/2018 Hunt Forever

It was unseasonably warm for mid-February, even for South Texas, as I settled into my ground blind to see what might turn up that afternoon. The first three blind shifts had been unproductive only in that I had yet to have an opportunity at…

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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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