Duncan Grant, Publisher, and Doug Painter, Senior Editor, of Sporting Classics magazine presented Safari Club International with the 2019 Sporting Heritage Award of Excellence in their 17th annual Awards of Excellence salute.
Nominees for the 2019 competition were submitted by Sporting Classics senior and contributing editors, then finalized by the magazine staff. The honorees were chosen for their achievements.
The award was presented at the SCI Board meeting in Reno, Nevada, during the SCI Hunters’ Convention on Thursday, January 10, 2019.

From left to right: Scott Chapman, SCI Deputy President-Elect;

Steve Skold, SCI President-Elect; Duncan Grant, Sporting Classics Publisher;
Doug Painter, Sporting Classics Senior Editor; Paul Babaz, SCI President;
 Rick Parsons, SCI CEO

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About the SCI Hunter’s Convention:

Safari Club expects upwards of 24,000 worldwide hunters to visit
Reno, Nevada, January 9-12, 2019. The SCI Hunters’ Convention represents the largest and most successful event to raise money for advocacy to protect hunters’ rights. The 2019 Hunters’ Convention will be held at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center with over 452,000 feet of exhibits and almost 1,100 exhibiting companies.

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Safari Club International – First for Hunters is the leader in protecting the freedom to hunt and in promoting wildlife conservation worldwide. SCI has approximately 200 Chapters worldwide and its members represent all 50 of the United States as well as 106 other countries.SCI’s proactive leadership in a host of cooperative wildlife conservation, outdoor education and humanitarian programs empowers sportsmen to be contributing community members and participants in sound wildlife management and conservation. Visit the home page or call 520-620-1220 for more information.