Safari Club International Welcomes Leica Sport Optics as Corporate Sponsor

Tucson Arizona – Leica Sport Optics, an innovator in precision optics, has signed on as an SCI Corporate Sponsor. Leica first came to international prominence with the invention and development of precision cameras and lenses and has grown to include state-of-the-art binoculars, spotting scopes and riflescopes.

Speaking on behalf of Safari Club International, CEO Phil DeLone remarked, “SCI is proud to be associated with such an icon in the industry. Their dedication to their customers and their values dovetails perfectly with SCI’s ongoing mission to expand and preserve our hunting heritage.”

Brian Bell, Director Sport Optic at Leica Camera Inc., stated, “Leica Sport Optics enjoys a proud tradition of encouraging the next generation of responsible hunters, and of supporting the continued preservation of our world’s wildlife resources and our collective hunting heritage.

Our sponsorship commitment to Safari Club International reflects this tradition, and all of us at Leica Sport Optics look forward to supporting the overall mission of SCI and the organization’s efforts to engage the youth segment of its membership.”

Leica products are made for people who want to experience their environment with immediate intensity – rather than from a distance. Built with exceptional craftsmanship, they are capable of withstanding maximum stress and are proven to provide years of unrivalled performance.

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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’s approximately 200 Chapters 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, 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. Visit or call (202) 543-8733 for more information.

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