PITTSBURGH, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Field & Stream, a specialty retail concept carrying the best brands to meet the evolving needs of hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts, is celebrating the opening of its new store in Rochester, NY at Marketplace Mall (1200 Miracle Mile Drive) on Friday, October 10th through Sunday, October 12th.
Children ages 6 to 15 are invited to participate in the Field & Stream Hunt, Cast & Pitch Youth Challenge on Saturday, October 11th from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Participants will compete in archery, casting and tent building. Winners will receive prizes, including Field & Stream gift cards.
"Rochester has a wealth of outdoors traditions and we're excited to become part of that community," said Jack Barnes, General Merchandise Manager, Field & Stream. "The Field & Stream brand name has been around for more than 140 years and we look forward to providing the next generation of outdoor enthusiasts with great products and customer service."
The first 100 participants to register for the Hunt, Cast & Pitch Youth Challenge will receive a complimentary t-shirt.*
Several special guests will make appearances during the weekend, including outdoorsman and former Buffalo Bill, Bruce Smith** from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Liz & Justin**, as seen on the television series "Swamp People," from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Customers can get tips from professional anglers at the 4,000 gallon Field & Stream bass tank throughout the weekend.
The Grand Opening will commence with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Friday. Teagan & the Tweeds will kick off the ceremony with a musical performance at 9:45 a.m. For additional details, visit fieldandstreamshop.com.
*No purchase necessary. Limit one t-shirt per registrant. 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. See store for details. Bruce Smith will not sign anything related to the NFL, Buffalo Bills or Pro Football Hall of Fame. Only the autograph card provided by Field & Stream or items purchased in the Field & Stream store will be accepted for autograph.
About Field & Stream Specialty Store:
Named for the iconic brand that for more than 140 years has been synonymous with outdoor experiences, the Field & Stream store offers a vast assortment of outdoor equipment, accessories and services in hunting, fishing, archery, camping and more. The store carries a wide variety of top national outdoor brands, including Remington, Sitka, Sage, Shimano and Yeti and provides top of the line in-store services. The Field & Stream trademark is owned by American Sports Licensing Inc., and is not associated with Field & Stream Licenses Company, LLC or Field & Stream Magazine. For more information, visit FieldandStreamShop.com.
Contact: Field & Stream – [email protected]
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