Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation To Present At The 15th Annual ICR XChange Conference

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (Nasdaq:BGFV), a leading sporting goods retailer, today announced that Steven G. Miller, the Company's Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, and Barry D. Emerson, the Company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the 15th Annual ICR XChange Conference, to be held on January 16-17, 2013, at The Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel in Miami, Florida.

The Big 5 Sporting Goods investor presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at 10:40 a.m. EST. The audio portion of the presentation will be webcast at and archived for 30 days. Visitors to the website should select the "Investor Relations" link to access the webcast.

About Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation

Big 5 is a leading sporting goods retailer in the western United States, operating 414 stores in 12 states under the "Big 5 Sporting Goods" name as of the end of the fiscal year ended December 30, 2012. 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 roller sports.  
CONTACT: Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation         Barry Emerson         Sr. Vice President and Chief Financial Officer         (310) 536-0611                  ICR, Inc.         John Mills         Senior Managing Director         (310) 954-1105