Membership and Affiliations

Belonging to a firearm association while also engaging with other bodies or entities that support firearm ownership, sustainable hunting, and sport shooting is of utmost importance.

These affiliations provide a robust framework that not only encourages responsible gun ownership but also fosters a thriving community of sports shooters.

These affiliations serve as a platform for like-minded enthusiasts to come together, exchange ideas, and collaborate on initiatives that protect the rights of responsible gun owners and promote the growth of sport shooting disciplines.

By embracing these connections, individuals can fully immerse themselves in a vibrant community that values both the recreational and competitive aspects of sport shooting, while also championing responsible firearm usage and conservation efforts.

NARFO has membership or affiliation of the organisations or associations below

The National Rifle Association (NRA) stands as an influential and prominent organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of gun rights in the United States. Founded in 1871, the NRA has evolved into a driving force in advocating for the Second Amendment and defending the rights of American citizens to keep and bear arms. With millions of members, the NRA plays a crucial role in shaping public opinion and influencing policy related to firearms. The association offers a wide range of educational programs, training courses, and safety initiatives designed to promote responsible gun ownership and marksmanship skills. Through its lobbying efforts, the NRA has had a significant impact on legislation and court cases surrounding gun rights. While garnering both staunch support and heated criticism, the NRA remains an integral part of the ongoing dialogue regarding firearms in America.

Safari Club International (SCI) stands as a renowned organization dedicated to the conservation of wildlife, promotion of sustainable hunting, and preservation of hunting heritage around the globe. Established in 1972, SCI has grown into a prominent international network of hunters, conservationists, and outdoor enthusiasts. Committed to responsible hunting practices, SCI advocates for science-based wildlife management, habitat protection, and community development initiatives. Through their efforts, they strive to ensure the preservation of diverse wildlife populations and their habitats for future generations. Additionally, SCI serves as a platform for like-minded individuals to connect, share experiences, and contribute to conservation efforts worldwide. The organization organizes events, auctions, and fundraisers to generate resources for wildlife conservation projects and support educational programs that emphasize ethical hunting and wildlife stewardship. With its dedication to sustainable hunting and conservation, SCI continues to play a vital role in fostering the harmony between human activities, wildlife conservation, and local communities.

Safe Citizen is a civil rights organization dedicated to upholding and protecting the rights and safety of citizens in South Africa. The NARFO Executive chairman is also a executive member of SafeCitizen. Committed to promoting justice, equality, and accountability, Safe Citizen actively works towards ensuring that all individuals are treated fairly and have access to their fundamental rights. Through their advocacy efforts, they strive to address issues such as police brutality, discrimination, and unlawful practices that infringe upon civil liberties. With a mission to create a society where every citizen feels safe and secure, Safe Citizen provides resources, support, and legal assistance to those whose rights have been violated. By raising awareness, conducting research, and engaging with policymakers, this organization aims to bring about systemic change and improve the overall well-being of individuals within the South African society. Their website serves as a hub for information, providing resources, news updates, and avenues for individuals to seek assistance and report incidents. Safe Citizen’s unwavering commitment to safeguarding civil rights plays a crucial role in promoting a just and inclusive society for all South African citizens. Visit their website at to learn more about their initiatives and how you can get involved.

The South African Gunowners Association (SAGA) is a prominent organization that represents the rights and interests of gun owners in South Africa. Founded in [insert year], SAGA is committed to defending and promoting responsible firearm ownership, sports shooting, and the protection of Second Amendment rights. As a strong advocate for gun rights, SAGA actively engages with lawmakers, government bodies, and other stakeholders to shape firearm-related legislation and policies that uphold the rights of law-abiding citizens. Through educational initiatives, training programs, and safety campaigns, SAGA strives to ensure that gun owners possess the knowledge and skills necessary for safe firearm handling and usage. The association also provides a platform for like-minded individuals to connect, share experiences, and collaborate on initiatives that contribute to the preservation of shooting sports and the promotion of responsible gun ownership. SAGA’s unwavering dedication to protecting the rights of gun owners and fostering a community of responsible firearms enthusiasts makes it a vital organization within the South African landscape.

Gunowners of South Africa (GOSA) is a prominent organization dedicated to protecting and advocating for the rights of gun owners in South Africa. Founded with the goal of defending the fundamental rights enshrined in the South African Constitution, GOSA works tirelessly to ensure that law-abiding citizens can exercise their right to own and possess firearms responsibly. Through its advocacy efforts, GOSA actively engages with lawmakers, governmental bodies, and other stakeholders to shape firearm-related legislation and policies that uphold the rights and interests of gun owners. The organization provides a platform for gun owners to come together, share knowledge and experiences, and participate in community-building activities. GOSA also plays a crucial role in educating its members on safe and responsible firearm usage, promoting training initiatives, and fostering a culture of responsible gun ownership. With its unwavering commitment to defending gun rights and fostering a community of responsible gun owners, GOSA stands as an important voice in ensuring that the rights of gun owners are protected and respected in South Africa.

Member of the Hunters Forum

Established on 1 August 2006 in Pretoria
South African Hunters and Game Conservation Association (JJ Kasselman, JH van Niekerk);
Confederation of Hunting Associations of South Africa (F Mulders, L Swanevelder, G Bauer, R O’ Moore, N Jones);
SA Wingshooters (R van der Westhuizen)
National Shooting Association (H Els, J Kotzé);
Professional Hunters Association of South Africa (S Dorrington, M Louwrens);
Eastern Cape Game Management Association (FG le Roux);
KwaZulu-Natal Hunters and Conservation Association (P van Tubbergh, A Kitshoff);
Lowveld Hunters and Game Conservation Association (J Beare);

United Firearms Forum

NARFO is also part of the UFF – United Firearms Forum which is an informal structure of industry stakeholders which include most of the accredited hunting associations as well as collectors and the dealers association. A wealth of industry knowledge culminated into one group with some of the best industry lawyers and role-players on board.

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