PITTSBURGH, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the community of Salina to their three-day grand opening weekend. The celebration begins on Friday, October 18 at the retailer's new location at the Midstate Plaza (2450 9th Street) and continues through Sunday, October 20. 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, Former Kansas State University Quarterback Collin Klein will make an appearance in-store from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.** Klein was named a 2012 2nd Team All-American and a finalist for the 2012 Heisman Trophy. The 2012 BIG 12 Player of the Year, he tied the record for most rushing TDs in a single season by a Big 12 player.
"DICK'S Sporting Goods is excited to become a member of the Salina community with the opening of our newest location," said Lauren Hobart , Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "With unsurpassed customer service and the best products in the industry, we are the equipment solution for athletes of all ages."The Salina location will be the retailer's 8 th store in the state of Kansas and its 541 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/Salina for more details. *NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one per person. See store for details.