DICK'S Sporting Goods Announces Grand Opening of Relocated Store at McCandless Crossing in Pittsburgh, PA

Maurkice Pouncey, Skeet Reese to make special appearances

PR Newswire

PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its relocated store this week at McCandless Crossing in Pittsburgh, PA (830 Providence Boulevard). DICK'S will be celebrating the Grand Re-Opening beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 13th. Customers are invited to participate in the festivities.

The original store location at 1092 Northway Mall will be closing on Tuesday, April 8th to make way for the new, enhanced McCandless Crossing location. Enhancements to the new location, which will have 50,000 square feet of space, will include expanded Brand Shops, a Running Center with a local event schedule, a Women's Studio Apparel Department, a Soccer Shop, a Lacrosse Shop, a Baseball Shop, a newly expanded Youth Footwear section and an improved checkout experience.

DICK'S will host a variety of giveaways to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening on Sunday, including a free Under Armour Tech™ T-shirt for the first 100 people in line. Guests who get in line early will receive their unique combination for a chance to open the DICK'S Sporting Goods Gift Locker at 9:45 a.m.*

Additionally, Pittsburgh Steeler Maurkice Pouncey will be making an appearance in-store from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.** Professional bass angler Skeet Reece will also be in-store from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

"We're pleased to be opening an expanded and enhanced DICK'S Sporting Goods at McCandless Crossing," said Lauren Hobart, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "With our unsurpassed customer service and the best equipment in the industry, we look forward to continued success in the market and to welcoming customers to this new store."

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one t-shirt and/or gift locker combination per person. Must be 18+ for gift locker promotions. See store for details.

**Beginning at 10 a.m. ­­­local time, 150 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 12:30 p.m. 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 February 1, 2014, the Company operated over 550 DICK'S Sporting Goods stores in 46 states, 79 Golf Galaxy stores in 29 states and eCommerce websites and catalog operations for DICK'S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy.

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

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