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SCI Convention Seminars

The SCI Convention is the one stop shop for hunts, guns, art and pretty much anything an outdoor enthusiast could want. While the shopping is great, don’t overlook the valuable information you can find in our exclusive seminars.

Feb 08, 12:00PM – 1:00PM

Location: A18 (RSCC > )

Jim-Shockey-head-shot-100912Enjoy this one-hour seminar on Jim’s latest and greatest big game hunting adventures from around the world. Renowned hunter and tv personality, Jim Shockey, will hold an informal question and answer session.  This seminar illustrates, via over-the-shoulder, as-it-happened video, the physical and mental challenges, the extreme weather conditions, the difficult shots, and the political and environmental dangers that go into hunting in some of the most remote, inhospitable places on earth.

Feb 07, 2:00PM – 3:30PM

Location: A11 (RSCC > )

Denny Geurink has spent nearly three decades hunting and outfitting in the “Land of the Bear”.  Invited to the former Soviet Union via the Gorbachev government back in 1990, he will talk about his first trip to “The Evil Empire” as President Reagan referred to the Soviet Union at the time. He will talk about encounters with the KBG, harrowing bear attack stories, hair-raising adventures in Siberia and a look at people, food and culture.

Feb 06, 11:00AM – 12:30PM

Location: A13 (RSCC > )

Dave Holt made his debut-hunting trip to the game-rich continent of Africa in 1976.  He now spends six to seven months there each yearIn this presentation, Dave shares his enthusiasm and expertise for bowhunting in southern African.  Novice or expert you will enjoy and learn from Dave’s practical hands-on approach and experience.

This fascinating pictorial seminar covers topics such as arranging your trip, archery equipment, trophy judging, shot placement, common shooting mistakes, shooting distances, blinds, and clothing. Dave also covers the best time of year to bow hunt, travel arrangements, packing suggestions, and health and safety concerns.


Don’t Miss The Saturday Luncheon With Kimberly Guilfoyle!

SCI has a great line-up of entertainment in addition to the extraordinary vendors and seminars on hand at the 2020 convention in Reno. Continue reading Don’t Miss The Saturday Luncheon With Kimberly Guilfoyle!

Guns Of SCI

Every year Safari Club International features some of the most sought after firearms in the world in the various auctions during the Annual SCI Convention and Ultimate Sportsmen’s Market. Here’s a sneak peek at a few of the fine firearms up for bid in Reno in February.

Divide Gun Company
Freeman Series Long-Range Rifle
Divide Gun Company has donated a Freeman Series Long-Range Rifle bolt action in 300 Norma Mag. This is a custom, hand-built precision long-range rifle with a functional range of 1,600 yards. Comes with a 22-in.carbon alloy barrel on a long-range hunter style composit stock, and equipped with a Leupold VX-6HD, 3 -18 X 44mm scope and 20 rounds of custom matching ammo. Approximate weight 9-lbs.with optics. Handcrafted in the shadows of the continental divide in the Rocky Mountains of Salmon, Idaho, Divide Gun Company is the premier custom rifle manufacturer for extreme hunters that demand the most accurate, durable, lightweight and technologically advanced products on the market. For more information, contact Chad Rodgers 801-301-3252, chad@dividegun.com or visit website https://dividegun.com. Donation No.: 40985

Euro Optics Ltd.
Euro Optics FNS – 9L NMS Pistol
EuroOptic has donated FNS – 9L NMS pistol in 9mm caliber. The FNS™ series represents FN’s striker-fired semi-auto pistol platform. Inherent to the striker-fired design, the FNS series is double-action. This pistol features semi-auto strike action and 3-dot night sights. Plus, has a black stainless steel slide finish and black polymer frame with a 5-in. barrel length. NOTE: The FNS series of handguns are not on the CA Roster of Approved Handguns. For more information, contact EuroOptic at sales@eurooptic.com or visit www.eurooptic.com. Donation No.: 40352

Winchester Repeating Arms – Browning
BAR mK 3 Semi-Auto Rifle
Winchester Repeating Arms – Browning has donated a BAR mK 3 Semi-Auto in .300 Win. Mag with a 24-in. barrel. It has a grade II oil finish walnut stock with shim-adjustable for CMT on/off and drop at comb, Inflex recoil pad. Browning’s latest BAR design with satin nickel receiver finish and high relief engraving, polished blue barrel For more information, contact Paul Thompson at 801-876-2711 x 3229 and visit www.winchesterguns.com. Donation No.: 41079

Winchester Repeating Arms – Browning
BLR Lightweight Stainless Lever Action
Winchester Repeating Arms – Browning has donated a BLR Lightweight Stainless Lever Action in .300 WSM with a 22-in. matte stainless barrel and an alloy receiver in a non-reflective satin nickel finish. It has a walnut stock with a pistol grip gloss finish. This is what a serious lever-action rifle should be, and what every other lever-action wishes it was. For more information, contact Paul Thompson at 801-876-2711 x 3229 and visit www.winchesterguns.com. Donation No.: 41082

Winchester Repeating Arms – Browning
Model 70 Alaskan Bolt Action
Winchester Repeating Arms – Browning has donated a Model 70 Safari Express in .338 Win Mag with a 25-in. blued barrel with polished metal surfaces, folding adjustable rear sight and hooded brass bead front sight. forged steel receiver with dual recoil lugs. Pre ’64 style controlled round feed with claw extractor. Walnut Monte Carlo stock in satin finish. When planning your hunting trip to Alaska or any other tough hunting environment, be prepared for any situation by having a reliable rifle of the proper caliber, built on the proven Controlled Round Feed bolt-action you can trust with your life. For more information, contact Paul Thompson at 801-876-2711 x 3229 and visit www.winchesterguns.com. Donation No.: 41084

SCI Hunters’ Convention Ranked Among Top Trade Shows

Safari Club International’s annual Hunters’ Convention continues to rise on Trade Show News Network’s Top Trade Shows list for another year, according to an announcement today by TSNN. Continue reading SCI Hunters’ Convention Ranked Among Top Trade Shows