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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Ontario Spring Bear Season Expanded

02/23/2016

The Ontario Ministry Of Natural Resources and Forestry has announced the expansion of the spring bear hunt. SCI Canada has worked diligently over the past 20+ years to bring back this hunt as it was cancelled because of political pressure without…

Severely Deformed Mountain Lion Killed In Idaho

02/22/2016

On December 30, 2015, the young male mountain lion was observed attacking a dog on a landowner's property in the rural Weston area. The mountain lion ran off and its tracks were followed through other properties and eventually to a place where the…

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…

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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

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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Wyoming Super Tag Draw Brings in Major Funding for Wildlife Management Programs

08/13/2018 Hunt Forever

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) announced the raffle sales program brought in more than $900,000, exceeding last year’s take of over $820,000. The Wyoming Super Tag program was established by Governor Matt Mead and the Wyoming…

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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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