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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Safari Club International Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Dingell

02/08/2019

John Dingell, Jr. of Michigan served in the U.S. House of Representatives from his first election in 1955 until 2015—an incredible six decades—making him the longest serving Member of Congress in U.S. history. Throughout his life and Congressional…

President Trump Taps David Bernhardt For Secretary Of Interior

02/05/2019

President Donald Trump has selected acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt as a permanent replacement for former Secretary Ryan Zinke. In a tweet Monday announcing his decision, the President said: "David has done a fantastic job from the day he…

SCI Broke No Laws At Convention

01/30/2019

Anti-hunters fired blanks last month when they took verbal shots at Safari Club International and its Convention exhibitors in a media blitz, alleging that a new Nevada law had been violated. “We are the good guys and through science-based…

Support SCI President Paul Babaz For NRA Board

01/25/2019

SCI President Paul Babaz is once again running for the NRA Board. He was appointed to the NRA Board last year, but has to run again this year and he needs your votes. The NRA Board position was discussed with the SCI Board of Directors last week and…

Scammers Offer Fake Lists Of SCI Members, Exhibitors

01/17/2019

Safari Club International does not sell lists of its Convention exhibitors nor of its members. Beware of scurrilous scammers who are attempting to profit by offering to sell what they purport to be lists of SCI exhibitors and members. “We do not…

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke To Leave Trump Administration

12/15/2018

Interior Secretary Zinke will be leaving his post at the end of the month, according to a tweet sent out by the President early Saturday morning. In his tweet, President Trump said that Zinke "will be leaving the Administration at the end of 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. 

Conservation

Poachers Are Not Hunters

03/28/2019 Hunt Forever

 Safari Club International supports legal, regulated trophy hunting and condemns criminal poaching of wildlife. Hunting and poaching are not the same. One is good for wildlife and the other is bad. Yet there seems to be confusion in the media…

Guns & Hunting

Savage Redesigns AXIS Rifle Series

03/28/2019 Hunt Forever

The groundbreaking AXIS series from Savage has undergone some changes for a new look and better performance. The AXIS changed what hunters expect from an entry level rifle. The redesigned AXIS improves on that standard with a fresh new look,…

Conservation

Safari Club Interview With Namibia's Maxi Pia Louise

03/27/2019 Hunt Forever

SCI's Marc Watts conducts the latest in his series of conservation conversations with Namibia's leading wildlife expert Maxi Pia Louise. They discuss the community's role in preserving animal populations, anti-poaching and why Namibia's unique…

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I Need To Preach To The Choir, Because We Are Singing Off Key

03/26/2019 Hunt Forever

#findthisbitch… “Name her and shame her!” the post read alongside the illegally obtained and posted photo of Brittany Longoria holding up a massive leopard recently hunted in Namibia. These were the war cries resonating around the internet not long…

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GPO Names SCI's Scott Mayer Writer of the Year

03/25/2019 Hunt Forever

SCI’s Editor, Scott Mayer, right, was named Writer of the Year by German Precision Optics (GPO). GPO President and CEO, Mike Jensen, left, presented Mayer with the award while at the 2019 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.German Precision Optics (GPO…

Eye On The Antis

Anti-Hunting Propaganda Ignores Reality

03/22/2019 Hunt Forever

In a recent anti-hunting editorial piece focused on trophy imports from Africa of various species, The Guardian alluded to what are known as captive bred lions by others in the world. “Campaigners have said the African lion parts imported from…

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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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