- Feb. 1, 2020
-- Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) has concluded its 2020 Worldwide Hunting Expo and Convention, which was held January 24-26, 2020 at the George R Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The annual event is HSCF's largest fundraiser.
The Expo featured almost 300 exhibitors from North America and around the world, with attendance reflecting a sizeable increase over 2019. All three fundraising banquets were at capacity. Funds raised at Convention support HSCF's scholarship, youth education and grants programs. Entertainment included high-energy performances from Don Felder, renowned as a former lead guitarist of The Eagles and comedian Tom Papa. Aurelia Skipwith, Director, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service was the keynote speaker, providing an inspirational message of her and the agency's commitment to hunting, habitat and wildlife.
Trey White, 2020 HSCF Convention Chairman stated, "The Houston Safari Club Foundation's 2020 Convention and Worldwide Hunting Expo was a great success. The event was highlighted by US Fish & Wildlife Director Aurelia Skipwith's rousing defense of sport hunting as key to conservation, at our Saturday night gala. We would like to thank our sponsors, exhibitors, attendees, and volunteers for all that they do for HSCF."
Exhibitor registration is now open for the 2021 Convention here, which will take place January 22-24, in downtown Houston, at the George R. Brown (GRB) Convention Center.
HSCF sincerely thanks its Convention sponsors: Capital Farm Credit, Wildlife Partners, S&B Engineers and Constructors, Enterprise Products, Shoppa's John Deere, Conroe Taxidermy, Global Rescue, B&B Taxidermy, TWG Travel, Pro Cargo USA, NRA Hunters Leadership Forum, Texas Hunt Lodge, Alliance Graphics & Printing and Let it Fly.
About Houston Safari Club Foundation
Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 525 scholarships totaling $2.25 million dollars. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, career training, hunter education and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided over $3.7 million in grants for hunter-funded wildlife, habitat and various conservation initiatives. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization. Visit our website at https://hscfdn.org/
or call 713.623.8844 for more information. HSCF. We Hunt. We Give.