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Big 5 Sporting Goods Announces Events Surrounding Its 55th Anniversary Celebration And Launch Of Facebook And Twitter Sites

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation, a leading sporting goods retailer, today announced the celebration of its 55th year in business.  The five-week event will begin on September 12, 2010, when the Company launches its social media sites on Facebook and Twitter.  During this anniversary celebration, Big 5 will offer its customers a selection of exceptional weekly sales promotions.  The event will also include a special Trivia Contest, and successful contestants will be eligible to win valuable prizes.

Steven G. Miller, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We are very excited about celebrating 55 years of providing our customers with exceptional value on top quality merchandise, while delivering the superior level of service they expect and deserve."  Mr. Miller continued, "We are also pleased to announce our new presence on Facebook and Twitter.  This is new territory for Big 5, and we are looking forward to joining millions of fans of social media and opening on-line conversations with our customers."

Information regarding the Trivia Contest, as well as a detailed Company History Timeline, historical photos and links to the Company's Facebook and Twitter sites, will be featured on the Company's website at

About Big 5 Sporting Goods

Big 5 is a leading sporting goods retailer in the western United States, operating 388 stores in 12 states under the "Big 5 Sporting Goods" name.  Big 5 provides a full-line product offering in a traditional sporting goods store format that averages 11,000 square feet.  Big 5's product mix includes athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, as well as a broad selection of outdoor and athletic equipment for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting, fishing, tennis, golf, snowboarding and in-line skating.

SOURCE Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation

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