DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration in Portage, MI Justin Abdelkader to Make Special Appearance PR Newswire PITTSBURGH, July 25, 2013 PITTSBURGH, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the community of Portage to their three-day grand opening weekend. The celebration begins on Friday, August 2 at the retailer's new location, 6355 Westnedge Avenue, and continues through Sunday, August 4. 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 Sunday, Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader will make an appearance in-store from 3 - 5 p.m.** Prior to joining the Red Wings, Abdelkader led the Michigan State University Spartans to an NCAA Championship in 2007, earning him the Frozen Four Most Outstanding Player distinction. "DICK'S Sporting Goods is excited to become a member of the Portage community with the opening of our newest location," said Lauren Hobart, DICK'S Sporting Goods Chief Marketing Officer. "With unsurpassed customer service and the best products in the industry, we are the equipment solution for athletes of all ages." The Portage location will be the retailer's 21st store in the state of Michigan and its 527th 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/Portage for more details. *NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one per person. See store for details. **Beginning at 9 a.m. local time, 250 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 1 p.m. to receive an autograph.See store for details. 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. Contact: Cassie Eberle Catalyst for DICK'S Sporting Goods firstname.lastname@example.org (704) 987-4112 SOURCE DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc. Website: http://www.DicksSportingGoods.com
DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration in Portage, MI
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