DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration in Tallahassee, FL

Thu Aug 22, 2013 5:42pm EDT

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DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration in Tallahassee, FL

Bobby Bowden to Make Special Appearance

PR Newswire

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the community of Tallahassee to their three-day grand opening weekend. The celebration begins on Friday, August 23 at the retailer's new location in the Tallahassee Shopping Center (1729 Apalachee Parkway) and continues through Sunday, August 25.  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, legendary former Florida State Football Coach Bobby Bowden will make an appearance in-store from 1 - 3 p.m.** Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006, Bowden holds the NCAA record for most career wins by a Division 1 FBS coach.

"DICK'S Sporting Goods is excited to become a member of the Tallahassee 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 Tallahassee location will be the retailer's 23rd store in the state of Florida and its 528th 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/Tallahassee for more details.

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one per person. See store for details.


**Beginning at 9AM 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 1PM 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 August 3, 2013, the Company operated 527 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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SOURCE DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc.

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