DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration at The Shops at La Palmera in Corpus Christi, TX

Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:00am EDT

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DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration at The Shops at La Palmera in Corpus Christi, TX

Robert Horry to Make Special Appearance

PR Newswire

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the community of Corpus Christi to their three-day grand opening weekend. The celebration begins on Friday, November 1 at the retailer's new location at The Shops at La Palmera (4938 South Staples Street) and continues through Sunday, November 3.  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 Under Armour Tech™ 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, former San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets player Robert Horry will make an appearance in-store from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.** A seven-time NBA Champion, Horry gained the reputation as one of the most clutch shooters in the league throughout his 16 year career.

"We look forward to opening our new DICK'S Sporting Goods in Corpus Christi, becoming part of the community and serving athletes of all ages by providing them the equipment they need to excel." said Lauren Hobart, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. 

The Corpus Christi location will be the retailer's 21st store in the state of Texas and its 549th 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/CorpusChristi for more details.

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

**Beginning at 8AM 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 12:00PM 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 October 25, 2013, the Company operated 527 DICK'S Sporting Goods stores in 45 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.

SOURCE DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.

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