PITTSBURGH, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the community of Stroudsburg to their three-day grand opening weekend. The celebration begins on Friday, November 8 at the retailer's new location in Bartonsville Square (500 Commerce Blvd.) and continues through Sunday, November 10. 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 Sunday, former Penn State football player Blair Thomas will make an appearance in-store from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.** Thomas, a two year starter at running back, was a member of Penn State's 1986 National Championship team and an All-American in 1989. "DICK'S Sporting Goods is excited to become a member of the Stroudsburg 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 Stroudsburg location will be the retailer's 37 th store in the state of Pennsylvania and its 553 rd 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/Stroudsburg for more details. *NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one per person. See store for details.