Welcome to the Central Ohio Chapter of the Safari Club International

Central Ohio SCI is dedicated to protecting the freedom to hunt, promoting wildlife conservation efforts locally and worldwide, providing outdoor education opportunities to pass on skills to future generations of sportsmen and women, humanitarian aid, and community service.

We are proud of our record of service to our local communities, state, and country. Our members are involved in a wide range of activities, from offering hunting experiences to disabled military veterans, supplying much needed medical supplies to remote areas of Africa through the Blue Bag program, working with the Department of Natural Resources on conservation, to working with local, state and national legislators on hunter's rights.

2019 Annual Sportsman's Banquet

Join us for our biggest fundraising event of the year on March 16, 2019 for the Annual Sportsman's Banquet at The Hilton at Polaris, 8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240.


  • Doors open at 3:00 PM
  • Hors d'oeuvres and open beer & wine bars 3-5 PM
  • Lots of fabulous live auction items, gun raffles, a silent auction, exhibits, and more!

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Hunter walking with child.

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Message From The President

Dear Friends,

Best wishes to everyone with our new year. I hope everyone had wonderful holidays and are looking forward to a prosperous 2018. Your Board has been working hard on the upcoming banquet on March 16 th and are looking forward to seeing new & old friends there. We have a wonderful night planned and appreciate everyone who attends. With your support, the chapter has continued to thrive and support many charities. It’s because of you, our support of conservation and hunting will continue, for that we can’t thank you enough. Thank you to all and we look forward to seeing you at the banquet.

Life is Short...Let’s Go Hunting!

Mark Wehinger
Central Ohio Chapter SCI
Mark Wehinger with friends and prize buck.