(April 22, 2020 – DALLAS) — Today, Weatherby Foundation International and DSC announce their 10-year agreement, beginning Wednesday, January 6, 2021, to host the Weatherby Foundation International Hunting and Conservation Award Dinner and presentation of the Weatherby Big Game Hunting and Conservation Award at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas, on the Wednesday night before the opening day of DSC’s annual Convention and Sporting Expo.

DSC’s Executive Director Corey Mason said, “DSC is proud to continue our strong relationship with the Weatherby Foundation International. Weatherby Foundation’s focus on conservation, ethics and education aligns perfectly with the mission of DSC. Further, opening DSC’s Convention with Weatherby’s Gala Dinner sets a distinguished and exciting tone for the entire week.”

Weatherby Foundation President Ricardo Longoria said, “Weatherby and DSC’s relationship has been highly productive and mutually beneficial, allowing for both of our organizations to further our shared focus on conservation, ethics and education. We look forward to continuing this relationship, and increasing the impact of Weatherby’s mission ‘To educate youth and the non-hunting public on the beneficial role of ethical sport hunting and its contribution to wildlife conservation, and to protect our constitutional right to do so.'”

About DSC

Desert bighorns on an unbroken landscape, stalking Cape buffalo in heavy brush, students discovering wildlife conservation, DSC works to guarantee a future for all these and much more. DSC is one of the largest hunting and conservation organizations in the world providing conservation dollars worldwide exceeding $2.5 million last year alone. An independent organization since 1982, DSC has become an international leader in conserving wildlife and wilderness lands, educating youth and the general public, and promoting and protecting the rights and interests of hunters worldwide. DSC can be found at www.biggame.org or contacted at (972) 980-9800.

About Weatherby Foundation International (WFI)

  Formed in 1988, WFI’s objective is to educate the non-hunting public on the beneficial role of ethical sport hunting and its contribution to wildlife conservation. It is one of the few nonprofit organizations to focus its efforts and financial support on education outside of the industry. Beyond its philanthropic endeavors, WFI serves as the sole sponsor of the prestigious Weatherby Hunting and Conservation Award. First presented in 1956, the Weatherby Award annually recognizes an individual for outstanding support of wildlife conservation, lifetime hunting achievement and dedication to the principles of ethical sport hunting. Weatherby Foundation International is a non-profit, tax exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and contributions are tax deductible. Contact www.weatherbyfoundation.com

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