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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CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT

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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Botswana Panel Recommends Lifting 2014 Hunting Ban

02/26/2019

In a widely publicized meeting on Thursday, Feb. 21, a group of government ministers presented a recommendation to the President of the Republic of Botswana to lift the four-year moratorium on hunting in that country.  The President has not issued…

Custodians Of Professional Hunting And Conservation Issue News Release To Set The Record Straight

02/25/2019

In an effort to address misstatements regarding the founding of Custodians of Professional Hunting and Conservation (Custodians), the organization issued a news release outlining the events leading to its establishment. The primary issue, according…

Baird Joins SCI Government Relations Staff

02/19/2019

(Washington, D.C.) - Safari Club International has named Cyrus Hunter Baird as the new Regional Manager of Government Relations - State, succeeding Jeff Patchen. His first day will be March 4th. Baird comes to SCI from the Council to Advance…

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…

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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. 

State

Bighorn Sheep Captured In Nebraska Panhandle

03/18/2019 Hunt Forever

The helicopter crew delivers four ewes for processing. (Nebraskaland/Justin Haag)Bighorn sheep in the Panhandle are sporting some new hardware thanks to the work of a helicopter capture crew, wildlife professionals and volunteers. South Dakota…

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Eavenson Brothers Take on New Zealand

03/15/2019 Hunt Forever

While at the SCI Convention in 2016, we set out to find an outfitter who would make our New Zealand experience over the top. We were looking for a completely free-range hunt that would push our hunting and physical abilities to the test.  We always…

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Wyoming Super Tag License Raffle Helps Fund Growing Needs

03/14/2019 Hunt Forever

Wyoming’s Super Tag Raffle has raised more than $3.7 million for big game management and wildlife conservation in the state. Since it was established by the Wyoming Legislature in 2014, the Super Tag Raffle has been a boost to the Wyoming Game and…

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Music City SCI Members Attend Governor’s Ball

03/13/2019 Hunt Forever

Music City SCI Members attended the Tennessee Governor’s inaugural ball. Pictured left to right are Ann Marie Moore; Mark Moore; Amy DesJarlais; Tennessee 4th District Congressman Scott DesJarlais; Bill Swan and Vicki Swan. The event was held…

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SCI Hunter Pride Apparel – Aurora II

03/12/2019 Hunt Forever

Safari Club International recently unveiled a new branded selection of apparel and accessories exclusive to its members. The Hunter Pride collection features a wide array of clothing, but what caught my eye was the new line of bags that were on…

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What Are Your Bullets Doing In There?

03/11/2019 Hunt Forever

Sleek form and shine don’t kill. Besides hitting where you aim, a bullet must do lethal damage! The willows swallowed the ivory paddles we’d spied from the hill. I eased ahead slowly, crosswind, each twig-snap loud as a shot. Moose have good ears…

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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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Local Hunting

2013 Youth Safari Day Comments

More than 4,000 youth and their parents attended the 15th Annual Youth Safari Day. Here are just some of the comments.

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SCI Corporate Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jim Lenhart, Advertising Sales Manager.

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