DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration at Cordova Mall in
Trent Richardson to Make Special Appearance
PITTSBURGH, June 14, 2013
PITTSBURGH, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS),
the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the
community of Pensacola to their three-day grand opening weekend. The
celebration begins on Friday, June 21 at the retailer's new Cordova Mall
location, 5100 N 9th Avenue, and continues through Sunday, June 23. 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.).
Throughout the weekend, DICK'S will host a variety of giveaways, including a
free Mystery Gift Card from $5 to $500 for the first 100 adults in line on
Friday and Saturday, a free The North Face FLASHDRY® T-shirt for the first 100
people in line on Saturday and a free Scratch & Win card, where every card is
a winner, for the first 100 adults in line on Sunday.*
On Saturday, Cleveland Browns running back and Pensacola native Trent
Richardson will make an in-store appearance from 12 – 2 p.m.** Richardson
played on the University of Alabama's 2009 and 2011 BCS National Championship
teams and was named the 2011 SEC Offensive Player of the Year. Richardson
joined the Browns in 2012.
"We look forward to opening our new DICK'S Sporting Goods in Pensacola,
becoming part of the community and serving athletes of all ages by providing
them the equipment they need to excel." said Lauren Hobart, DICK'S Sporting
Goods Chief Marketing Officer.
The Pensacola location will be the retailer's 22nd store in the state of
Florida and its 524th nationwide. The new store will feature over 40 in-store
services performed by DICK'S certified PROS in Golf, Bike, Hunting, Fishing,
Team Sports and more.
Visit www.DicksSportingGoodsOnline.com/GrandOpen/Pensacola for more details
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one
per person. See store for details.
**Beginning at 8 a.m. local time, 350 wristbands will be distributed on a
first-come, first-served basis on the day of event only. Limit one wristband
and one autograph per person. Fans must have a wristband and must be in the
Special Appearance line by 12 NOON to receive an autograph.See store for
About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sports and fitness
specialty omni-channel retailer offering a broad assortment of high quality,
competitively-priced 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 May 4, 2013, the Company
operated 520 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 http://www.DicksSportingGoods.com/Investors. The Company's website is not
part of this release.
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