20080113_sciTUCSON, Arizona – Each year the Safari Club International Hunters’ Convention attracts the industry’s top experts, celebrities and hunting personalities. This year SCI is planning a special event that will feature Outdoor Channel television hosts who will entertain Convention attendees with tales of life in the outdoors in High Definition. The Convention will be held in Reno, Nevada, on January 20-23.

This one-of-a-kind event will be held on Friday morning, January 22nd in the SCI Day Auction Room. The open forum will feature Outdoor Channel television show hosts Jim Shockey, Craig Boddington and Mike Rogers. The celebrities will share their techniques, strategies and what really happens behind-the-scenes. Highlights, outtakes and never-before-seen footage from America’s Leader in Outdoor TV will be displayed in HD on big screens throughout the Reno Convention Center.

Those who attend the event can win fantastic giveaways from Nikon, Thompson-Center, Boyt Harness, African Wood Creations, the Outdoor Channel Network and many more. The event ends with an amazing auction for a chance to hunt and appear on television with one of the hosts.

SCI-First For Hunters is the leader in protecting the freedom to hunt and in promoting wildlife conservation worldwide. SCI’s approximately 190 Chapters represent all 50 of the United States as well as 18 other countries. SCI’s proactive leadership in a host of cooperative wildlife conservation, outdoor education and humanitarian programs, with the SCI Foundation and other conservation groups, research institutions and government agencies, empowers sportsmen to be contributing community members and participants in sound wildlife management and conservation. SCI’s largest fundraiser is held annually in Reno, Nevada, at the Annual Hunters’ Convention. Register online at www.ShowSCI.com. Visit the home page www.safariclub.org or call (520) 620-1220 for more information.