PITTSBURGH, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 13th store in Alabama and 626th store nationwide on Friday, September 11th at the Shoppe at Legacy Park in Tuscaloosa, AL (1320 McFarland Boulevard).
DICK'S three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, September 13th. The store will open at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday.
On Friday, the first 100 people in line will be eligible for a free Reebok Play Dry® T-Shirt. Guests who are in line at 7:45am on Friday will get a chance to open the DICK'S Sporting Goods Gift Locker.*
In-store appearances include professional Bass Angler Skeet Reese** on Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and former coach Gene Stallings*** on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday giveaways include a free Mystery Gift Card from $5 to $500 for the first 100 adults in line. Guests who are in line at 7:45 a.m. Saturday and 8:45 a.m. on Sunday will also get a chance to open the DICK'S Sporting Goods Gift Locker.*
"DICK'S Sporting Goods is excited to become a member of the Tuscaloosa community with the opening of our newest location," said Lauren Hobart, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods.
The new location will feature Nike and Under Armour shops, athletic and outdoor apparel and footwear and the latest gear for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting and fishing.
Visit DICKS.com/Tuscaloosa for details and LIKE DICK'S Sporting Goods on Facebook for the latest information on local appearances, special events and brand activations.
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one t-shirt, mystery gift card and/or gift locker combination per person, per day. Must be 18+ for gift card and gift locker promotions. See store or DICKS.com/Tuscaloosa for details and odds of winning.
**Limit one autograph per person. Autographs will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis at the store on the day of event only. Times and appearances are subject to change without notice. See store for details.
***Wristband required for autograph. Wristbands will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of event only. Limit one per person. Visit DICKS.com/Tuscaloosa for details.
About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. Founded in 1948, DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. As of August 1, 2015, the Company operated more than 615 DICK'S Sporting Goods locations, serving and inspiring athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through a blend of dedicated associates, in-store services and unique specialty shop-in-shops. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, DICK'S also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream and True Runner specialty stores. For more information, visit the Press Room at DICKS.com.
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