DICK'S Sporting Goods, the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its fourth All-American Sports Center on Thursday, October 8th at Market Place Shopping Center, in Champaign, IL (2000 North Neil Street).
The All-American Sports Center features a DICK'S Sporting Goods and a Field & Stream store in one location under the same roof. This unique shopping destination will offer the convenience of being able to purchase all sporting goods and outdoor needs at one time, in one location and at any checkout.
"We're excited to offer the residents of the Champaign community two great stores in this one great location with the All-American Sports Center," said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "The store will carry an unparalleled assortment of sports and outdoor apparel, equipment and accessories and will become a real destination for athletes and outdoors enthusiasts in the community."
A four-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, October 11th. The store will open at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, 8:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. on Sunday. An official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Thursday at 9:45 a.m.
Several special guests will make in-store appearances during the Grand Opening including football legend Dick Butkus** from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Troy and Jacob Landry** as seen on the Swamp People® television series from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Guests will have the chance to receive giveaways throughout the weekend, which will include a chance to open the DICK'S Sporting Goods Gift Locker or Field & Stream Locked and Loaded Prize Safe, Mystery Gift Cards and other premium items.*
Visit DICKS.com/Champaign for full details on the grand opening celebration, including giveaways, promotions, special gusts and brand activations.
**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/Champaign for details.
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one mystery gift card, premium giveaway, and/or gift locker/locked and loaded prize safe combination per person, per day. Must be 18+ for gift card and gift locker/locked & loaded prize safe promotions. Must be present to win. See store or DICKS.com/Champaign for details and odds of winning.
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, True Runner and Chelsea Collective specialty stores. For more information, visit the Press Room at DICKS.com
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 Magazine. For more information, visit FieldandStreamShop.com.
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