PITTSBURGH, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, invites the community of Tampa, Florida to their three-day grand opening. The celebration runs Friday, April 25 through Sunday, April 27 at the retailer's new Westshore Plaza location (258 Westshore Plaza). Special extended store hours will be in effect all weekend. Store opens at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday.
Throughout the weekend, DICK'S will host a variety of giveaways, including a free Under Armour Tech™ T-shirt for the first 100 people in line on Friday and a free Mystery Gift Card from $5 to $500 for the first 100 adults in line on Saturday and Sunday. Guests who get in line early will receive their unique combination for a chance to open the DICK'S Sporting Goods Gift Locker at 7:45 a.m. on Friday and Saturday and 8:45 a.m. on Sunday.*
The 4,000 gallon DICK'S Bass Tank will be on hand all weekend with hourly fishing shows taking place from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. On Saturday and Sunday, "Addictive Fishing" host Blair Wiggins will make a special appearance in store from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.**
"DICK'S Sporting Goods is excited to bring another store to the Tampa community with the opening of our newest location," said Lauren Hobart , Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "We look forward to continuing to serve the athletes and outdoor enthusiasts in Tampa and inspiring them to achieve their personal best."The new location will be the retailer's 27th store in the state of Florida and its 564 th nationwide. The new store will offer over 40 in-store services performed by DICK'S certified PROS in sports and outdoor specialties such as golf, bike, fishing and team sports. Visit www.DICKS.com/Tampa for more details. *NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one t-shirt, mystery gift card and/or gift locker combination per person, per day. Must be 18+ for gift card and gift locker promotions. See store for details.