DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration at Holly Springs Towne Center in Holly Springs, NC

  DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration at Holly Springs
                      Towne Center in Holly Springs, NC

Three-day festivities include giveaways, special appearances

PR Newswire

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28, 2013

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS),
the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the
community of Holly Springs to their three-day grand opening weekend. The store
will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, March 5 at 4:30 p.m. at the
retailer's new Holly Springs Towne Center location, 168 Grand Hill Place, and
soft open on Wednesday, March 6. The grand opening celebration will begin on
Friday, March 8 and continue through Sunday, March 10. Special extended store
hours will be in effect for Friday (8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.), Saturday (8:00
a.m. to 10:00 p.m.) and Sunday (9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.)

DICK'S Sporting Goods has a variety of special appearances and giveaways
scheduled to celebrate the grand opening festivities. NC State mascot Mr. Wuf
will be appearing in store on Friday from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Mark Davis,
host of Outdoor Channel's Big Water Adventures, will be in store Saturday from
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.* (appearance provided by
Buck Knives). Finally, UNC mascot Rameses will be meeting and greeting
customers from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.

The first 100 adults in line on Friday and Saturday will receive a Mystery
Gift Card ranging in value from $5 to $500, with one person winning the $500
card each day. Also on Saturday, the first 100 people in line will get a free
The North Face FLASHDRY® T-shirt. The first 100 adults in line on Sunday will
receive a Scratch & Win card with varying prizes, including one 2013 DICK'S
MVP Discount Card winner. During the weekend, customers will be able to enter
for the chance to win prizes throughout the store. More details on all
promotions are available at the store location.

"We look forward to opening our new DICK'S Sporting Goods store in Holly
Springs, and becoming part of the community" said Lauren Hobart, DICK'S
Sporting Goods Chief Marketing Officer. "We want to serve athletes of all
ages in Holly Springs by providing the equipment they need to help them
excel."

The Holly Springs location will be the retailer's 28th store in the state of
North Carolina and its 519th nationwide. The new store will feature over 40
convenient in-store services performed by DICK'S certified PROS in Golf, Bike,
Hunting, Fishing, Team Sports and more.

Visit http://www.dickssportinggoodsonline.com/GrandOpen/HollySprings/ for more
grand opening details and directions or LIKE DICK'S Sporting Goods on Facebook
at http://www.facebook.com/dickssportinggoodsto learn about more local
activations, special events and brand activations.

Limit one autograph per person. Autographs will be provided on a first-come,
first-served basis at the store on the day of event only. Times and
appearances are subject to change without notice. See store for details.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one
per person. Must be a legal resident of 50 US or DC & 18+. While supplies
last. Coupons and gift cards not valid on previously purchased merchandise. No
refunds, returns or exchanges of prizes. Void where prohibited. See store for
details.

About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer
offering a broad assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel
and footwear in a specialty store environment. The Company also owns and
operates Golf Galaxy, LLC, a golf specialty retailer. As of October 27, 2012,
the Company operated 511 DICK'S Sporting Goods stores in 44 states, 81 Golf
Galaxy stores in 30 states and eCommerce websites and catalog operations for
DICK'S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy. DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. news
releases are available at www.dickssportinggoods.com/investors. The Company's
website is not part of this release.

Contact:
Cassie Eberle
Catalyst Public Relations for DICK'S Sporting Goods
cassie.eberle@imgworld.com
(704) 644-6555

SOURCE DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc.

Website: http://www.dickssportinggoodsonline.com/GrandOpen/HollySprings
 
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