Diana Award®

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Established in 1995, the Diana Award® honors the female hunter. Named for the huntress of Roman mythology, it recognizes the women of SCI who have excelled in international big game hunting. Nominees will have shown exemplary ethics in the field, remained committed to the mission statement of SCI, and have personally given of their time and energies to enhance wildlife conservation and education.  This award is sponsored by NRA Women’s Leadership Forum.  Application deadline is September 1 of each award year.  Please contact the Record Book Department for more information.

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SCI & Cabela's
Young Hunter Award®

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The SCI & Cabela's Young Hunter Award®, established in 1987, recognizes a young SCI member.  To be eligible, the young hunter must be 15-21 years of age and do the following: be a current member of SCI, complete the application posted on www.safariclub.org, compose a 500-word essay on the topic, “How I Am A Role Model for Hunting,” complete a hunter safety education certification course, obtain a letter of recommendation from an SCI chapter, and obtain a letter of recommendation from a school administrator.  The Record Book Committee will be the selection committee for the Young Hunter Award.  Applications are scored, based on 30 percent conservation work and community service, 25 percent hunting and outdoor experience, 25 percent role model for hunting (including essay), 10 percent SCI Chapter recommendation and 10 percent RBC overall judgment of applicant.  The two applicants with the highest overall percentage will be declared the winners and be recognized both at the SCI Annual Hunters’ Convention Night of the Hunter and in the Safari Magazine Awards Issue. This award is sponsored by Cabela’s. Application deadline is September 1 of each award year. 

SCI Hall of Fame Award

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Induction into the Safari Club International Hall of Fame may be the most prestigious honor bestowed upon an SCI member.  Introduced in 1984, potential inductees are nominated by SCI members. The Hall of Fame Award selection committee ranks each nominee based upon the following criteria: history of service to the world hunting community, dedication to Safari Club International’s goals of conservation, protecting the freedom to hunt, and education of the people. Hall of Fame Award criteria does not include the candidates’ hunting accomplishments. Beginning in 2008, a bronze was presented to the inductee during the Annual Hunters’ Convention. Nominations can be made by any active SCI member, nomination forms are posted on www.safariclub.org. Each nominee will be placed on the Hall of Fame Award ballot where the selection committee will vote for who they believe to be the best candidate based off the candidate’s application. Application deadline is September 1 of each award year.

Hall of Fame Selection Committee:
All active past Hall of Fame recipients will act as the selection committee

Click Here for the SCI Lifetime Achievement Award Nomination Form

C.J. McElroy Award®

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Named for the late founder and chairman emeritus of Safari Club International, the C.J. McElroy Award® established in 1995, honors a member of SCI who has made great contributions to the sport of hunting, achieved excellence in worldwide hunting, displayed a dedication to the conservation of wildlife, and has a history of service to the global hunting community and to Safari Club International’s goals.  Potential nominees must have shown exemplary ethics in the business of hunting and be committed to SCI’s programs and mission statement. Each nominee will be placed on the C.J. McElroy Award® ballot where the selection committee will vote for who they believe to be the best candidate based off the candidate’s application. Nominations can be made by any active SCI member, nomination forms are posted on www.safariclub.org.  Application deadline is September 1 of each award year.

C.J. McElroy Award® Selection Committee:
All active past C.J. McElroy award® recipients will act as the selection committee

Click Here for the SCI Lifetime Achievement Award Nomination Form

International Hunting Award®

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The International Hunting Award® was established in 1984 to honor the great hunters of the world.  Those hunters who have achieved excellence in the field, have hunted extensively and are actively hunting at the time of selection are possible candidates.  Selection is based solely on specific and well-defined hunting achievements, numbers and quality of trophies entered into the SCI Record Book, number of countries hunted, total number of hunts taken and levels of entries that qualify for World Hunting Awards®.  Candidates are ethical hunters who have demonstrated this with years of hunting experience throughout the world.  All candidates must complete the Diamond level the Mountain Game of the World, Animals of Africa, and Animals of North America.

  

International Hunting Award® Selection Committee:
The three most recent International Hunting Award recipients will act as the selection committee
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