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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Dr. Chris Comer: SCIF Conservation Director

06/29/2018

Dr. Chris Comer is Safari Club International Foundation’s new Director of Conservation. He is located in the Washington, D.C. Chris comes to SCI Foundation from the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture at Stephen F. Austin State…

SCI Counters Antis’ Lies About Federal Commission

06/18/2018

Safari Club International isn’t about to sit by idly as anti-hunters attack a federal conservation council and its members. Anti-hunters never let facts get in the way of an emotionally-based false argument, as is evidenced in their attacks in the…

North Carolina Senator Bill Rabon Selected as SCI’s 2017 State Legislator of the Year

05/21/2018

North Carolina State Senator Bill Rabon is SCI’s 2017 State Legislator of the Year. “We appreciate Senator Rabon’s efforts to advance legislation promoting and protecting our outdoor heritage and tradition of hunting, our Second Amendment rights and…

Send Comments Immediately About Water Developments In Mohave National Preserve

04/18/2018

Mojave National Preserve wildlife needs help as feds want to reduce the number of man-made water developments in the desert. Take action now! Comments are due by midnight, April 19, 2018. The National Park Service (NPS) wants to adopt a plan for…

CA Hunters: Help Defeat Anti-Hunting Legislation

04/12/2018

SCI urges all hunters to act today and tell their state Senator to oppose Senate Bill 1487. If enacted, the bill will prohibit the importation into and possession in California of several specified species, including their parts, of game animals…

South Africa Hunting Update

03/08/2018

Following a recent vote in the South Africa Parliament involving expropriation of land, SCI members have asked how this might affect current or future plans for safaris.SCI advises members who have arranged for safaris in South Africa to keep in…

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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 Fine And Reasonable Madness

02/27/2019 Hunt Forever

To begin with a quote from Lucian Cary, long-time gun editor of True magazine, “I do not go in for collecting guns.  I never buy a gun unless I really need it.  As a matter of fact, I really only need about a dozen, or possibly fourteen, more guns…

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Botswana Panel Recommends Lifting 2014 Hunting Ban

02/26/2019 Hunt Forever

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…

The Barrett Fieldcraft

02/26/2019 Hunt Forever

Each year Safari Club International chooses only one rifle to be named the Gun of the Year. SCI’s Gun of the Year is offered only through SCI Chapter Fundraising events. With more than 160 SCI Chapters worldwide, SCI Chapters have helped support…

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Wildlife Management In Zimbabwe

02/25/2019 Hunt Forever

Charles Jonga, Director of CAMPFIRE, explains the importance of wildlife management, including elephant hunting, to the communities of Zimbabwe.      

Guns & Hunting

Long Ranges And Browning's X-Bolt Pro

02/22/2019 Hunt Forever

This is the slow time of year for guys like me who are always looking for new products to write about. All the new stuff that was introduced last January — guns, ammo and optics — has been reviewed by now and the upcoming  SHOT Show and SCI…

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Safari Club Interview With Jaguar Expert Rocky McBride

02/21/2019 Hunt Forever

Could trophy jaguar hunting be coming to Paraguay? Big cat expert Rocky McBride takes his case to Washington D.C. in hopes of making that a reality. "Green Hunting" of jaguars is permitted in Paraguay, but science, conservation and predator control…

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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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