PITTSBURGH, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the community of South Plainfield to their three-day grand opening weekend. The celebration begins on Friday, September 13 at the retailer's new location in the Hadley Center (4999 Stelton Road) and continues through Sunday, September 15. Special extended store hours will be in effect for Friday ( 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.), Saturday ( 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.) and Sunday ( 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.).
Throughout the weekend, DICK'S will host a variety of giveaways, including a free Mystery Gift Card from $5 to $500 for the first 100 adults in line on Friday and Saturday, a free Under Armour Tech™ T-shirt for the first 100 people in line on Saturday and a free Scratch & Win card, where every card is a winner, for the first 100 adults in line on Sunday.*
On Saturday, New York Jets running back Chris Ivory will make an appearance in-store from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.** Ivory was recently acquired by the Jets after spending three seasons with the New Orleans Saints where he began his career.
Professional bass angler Skeet Reese will also be in-store on Saturday from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m."We look forward to opening our new DICK'S Sporting Goods in South Plainfield, becoming part of the community and serving athletes of all ages by providing them the equipment they need to excel," said Lauren Hobart , Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. The South Plainfield location will be the retailer's 17 th store in the state of New Jersey and its 531 st nationwide. The new store will feature over 40 in-store services performed by DICK'S certified PROS in Golf, Bike, Hunting, Fishing, Team Sports and more. Visit www.DicksSportingGoodsOnline.com/GrandOpen/SouthPlainfield for more details. *NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one per person. See store for details.