DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration at Southpark Mall in
Colonial Heights, VA
Eric Maynor to Make Special Appearance
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 Colonial Heights to their three-day grand opening weekend. The
celebration begins on Friday, August 2 at the retailer's new Southpark Mall
location, 324 Southpark Circle, 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, Washington Wizards point guard and Virginia Commonwealth University
alum, Eric Maynor, will make an appearance from 12 – 2 p.m.** Maynor, a
two-time Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year, became the first
VCU player ever selected in the first round of the NBA draft when he was
chosen by the Utah Jazz in 2009.
"We look forward to becoming part of the Colonial Heights community and
serving all athletes by providing the equipment they need to help them excel,"
said Lauren Hobart, DICK'S Sporting Goods Chief Marketing Officer.
The Colonial Heights location will be the retailer's 25th store in the state
of Virginia and its 526th 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/ColonialHeights for more
*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
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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