PITTSBURGH, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the community of Corpus Christi to their three-day grand opening weekend. The celebration begins on Friday, November 1 at the retailer's new location at The Shops at La Palmera (4938 South Staples Street) and continues through Sunday, November 3. 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 San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets player Robert Horry will make an appearance in-store from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.** A seven-time NBA Champion, Horry gained the reputation as one of the most clutch shooters in the league throughout his 16 year career. "We look forward to opening our new DICK'S Sporting Goods in Corpus Christi, 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 Corpus Christi location will be the retailer's 21 st store in the state of Texas and its 549 th 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/CorpusChristi for more details. *NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one per person. See store for details.