Acclaimed Conservationist, Jim Shockey to be Honored as 2012 International Hunter of the Year by Safari Club International

   01.24.12

Safari Club International (SCI) is pleased to announce Jim Shockey of Vancouver Island, Canada as the 2012 recipient of the International Hunter of the Year award. Jim Shockey will be recognized at the evening banquet on February 3, 2012 at the SCI 40th Annual Hunters’ Convention at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“I am honored to receive the International Hunter of the Year award, and join an incredible group of hunters from around the world,” Shockey said. “SCI’s leadership position in worldwide conservation efforts makes all of this possible for those of us who quest for hunting adventures on every corner of the earth.”

“Safari Club is very proud have the opportunity to bestow such an incredible honor on such an incredible hunter,” said SCI’s Chief Communications Officer Larry Rudolph. “Jim has been an international ambassador not only for hunting, but also representing SCI.”

Jim Shockey will receive the 2012 International Hunter of the Year award during the Friday evening banquet. Tickets are available for the Friday banquet: www.showsci.com. For a chance to meet Jim, please stop by his booth #1850 and #1852 at SCI’s 40th Annual Hunters’ Convention.

Join Safari Club International’s 40th Annual Hunters’ Convention at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada February 1-4, 2012. SCI will be bringing 13% more exhibitors than in any other year in the organization’s history. The total convention exhibit hall is over 50% larger than in 2011, with over one million square feet of the world’s finest hunts, finest guns and greatest taxidermy. Register today for the SCI convention at www.showsci.com.

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