DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening Celebration in Wilmington, NC

Festivities include hourly fishing shows atop DICK'S 4,000 gallon bass tank

PR Newswire

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 31st store in North Carolina and 578th store nationwide on Friday, September 5th at Mayfaire Town Center in Wilmington, NC (6810 Parker Farm Drive).

DICK'S three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, September 7th. The store will open at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday. 

DICK'S 4,000 gallon bass tank will be on site, with hourly fishing shows taking place from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on 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 7:45 a.m. on Friday will also get a chance to open the DICK'S Sporting Goods Gift Locker.*

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 Wilmington community with the opening of our newest location," said Lauren Hobart, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "We look forward to serving the athletes and outdoor enthusiasts in Wilmington and inspiring them to achieve their personal best." 

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. More than 40 in-store services by DICK'S certified PROS in sports and outdoor specialties such as bike, golf and fishing will also be available.

Visit DICKS.com/Wilmington 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 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 2, 2014, the Company operated more than 574 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 www.DICKS.com.

Contact: DICK'S Sporting Goods – press@dcsg.com

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