Category Archives: Chapter Spotlight

See what the various SCI Local Chapters are doing around the world to help support hunting.

SCI TN Valley Chapter Hunting Gala Breaks Fundraising Record!


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Tennessee Valley chapter of Safari Club International held its annual Hunting Gala March 8 which was headlined by Eva Shockey, daughter of Jim Shockey. SCIF Pathfinder winners Eric Jones and Brodey Pemberton were also at the event. The gala enjoyed not only a record-breaking crowd, but the Chapter also broke its own record in funds raised.

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SCI Oklahoma Station Chapter to Host Fundraiser


young-lionSafari Club International Oklahoma Station chapter will hold its 29th annual Convention Banquet and Fundraiser on Saturday March 1, 2014. The event will include an auction featuring over $500,000 worth of items including hunting and fishing trips, incredible guns and outdoor equipment, jewelry, art and more, according to chapter president Hugh Bereman.  Proceeds from the banquet and auction will help the Oklahoma Station chapter fund their ongoing conservation and education programs. The chapter is an important supporter of the Scholastic Shooting Sports Program, that introduces safe firearms handling and shooting skills to youth through school curriculum, as well as the Hunters Against Hunger program that distributes venison to needy families. The chapter has also been a staunch supporter of the Oklahoma Wildlife Department’s Oklahoma Wildlife Expo, which educates thousands on the value of the outdoors and wildlife to the quality of life in Oklahoma.

The banquet will be held at The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.

For tickets call (580)609-0900 or email events@oklahomastationsci.org for more information.

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SCI SW Washington Chapter Rare Tags Auction


bull-elk112712 Safari Club International Southwest Washington chapter has acquired 3 rare and coveted tags for fall deer and elk hunts that will be auctioned off as a fundraiser for the chapter.  “These tags are very limited and hard to come by”, said Todd Lambertson  President of the chapter “we anticipate a great deal of interest. “We are especially excited about the Oregon Access Tag, as this is the first time this particular Governor’s tag has been available to SCI.”  Tags at auction are:

1)   Oregon Access & Habitat Statewide Combination Elk & Deer Tag

This tag is the most exclusive and allows the hunter any species of Elk or Deer taken by any legal method, from any legal game unit statewide.  Hunt is from Sept. 1 – Nov. 30 2014. This exclusive tag will go on the auction block at 8:00 pm on April 19.

2)   Washington State Govenor’s Blacktail Deer Tag

Allows hunting in any Game Management Unit statewide currently open to blacktail deer hunting, by any legal method. Hunt dates: Sept. 1 – Dec. 31 2014.

3)   Washington State Govenor’s Whitetail Deer Tag

Allows hunting in any GMU currently open to white-tailed deer hunting, by any legal method. Hunt dates: Sept. 1 – Dec. 31 2014

Proceeds from the auction will fund SCI SW Washington Chapter’s continuing conservation and education efforts.

The auction will take place on April 19, 2014 at the Vancouver, WA Hilton Convention Center.  Phone bids will be accepted. Register for the auction online www.swwsafariclub.org or calling 360-607-1021. All bidders must be registered by April 18, 2014. For more information contact Jim McWhorter JMcWhorter@terraverdeinc.com .