PITTSBURGH, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the community of El Paso to their three-day grand opening weekend. The celebration begins on Friday, September 20 at the retailer's new location at The Fountains of Farah (8889 Gateway West Blvd) and continues through Sunday, September 22. 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, Hall of Fame Running Back Tony Dorsett will make an appearance in-store from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.** Dorsett was the second overall pick in the 1977 draft and would go on to gain over 16,000 yards and scored 92 touchdowns during his career.
"We look forward to opening our new DICK'S Sporting Goods in El Paso, 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 El Paso location will be the retailer's 20th store in the state of Texas and its 532nd 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/ElPaso 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, 450 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 12:30PM 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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