PITTSBURGH, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will celebrate the Grand Opening of its 47 th store in California and 678 th store nationwide at Laguna Gateway in Elk Grove, CA (8127 Laguna Blvd) starting on December 2.
The Elk Grove location will be one of the first former The Sports Authority stores to be converted into a DICK'S Sporting Goods store. DICK'S three-day Grand Opening celebration will run through Sunday, December 4. The store will open at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday. On Friday, the first 100 people in line will receive a free adidas Go-To Performance T-Shirt. Adults who are in line at 7:45 a.m. on Friday will get a chance to open the DICK'S Sporting Goods Gift Locker.‡‡ Former Sacramento center Brad Miller** will make an in-store appearance from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. Saturday and Sunday giveaways include a free Mystery Gift Card for the first 100 adults in line. Adults who are in line at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday and 8:45 a.m. on Sunday will also get a chance to open the DICK'S Sporting Goods Gift Locker.‡‡ "We continue to strive to bring the highest quality products and services to the communities that we are part of," said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "The opening of our newest DICK'S Sporting Goods in Elk Grove will enable us to serve athletes, sports fans and outdoor enthusiasts in the community at an even higher level." The new location will feature Nike and Under Armour shops, athletic and outdoor apparel and footwear and the latest gear for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting and fishing. More than 40 in-store services by DICK'S certified PROS in sports and outdoor specialties such as bike, golf and fishing will also be available.