CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (Nov. 1, 2013) – Dick’s Sporting Goods, the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, is now open at The Shops at La Palmera, and will celebrate with a three-day grand opening event beginning today, Friday, Nov. 1.
The grand opening celebration began at 8 a.m. today and continues through Sunday, November 3. Special extended store hours will be in effect for Friday (8 a.m.-10 p.m.), Saturday(8 a.m.-10 p.m.), and Sunday (9 a.m.-8 p.m.).
The 61,233-square-foot store is the 21st Dick’s Sporting Goods location in Texas. The new store will feature over 40 services performed by Dick’s certified PROS in Golf, Bike, Hunting, Fishing, Team Sports and more.
There will be giveaways throughout the weekend, including a free Mystery Gift Card valued 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 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 noon-2 p.m. Dick’s will distribute 350 wristbands beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis; fans must have a wristband and must be in the “Special Appearance” line by noon to receive an autograph from the seven-time NBA champion. (Limit one wristband and one autograph per person. Times and appearances are subject to change without notice. See store for details.) Blair Wiggins, host of television’s popular “Addictive Fishing” show will be in store to meet and greet fans Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Autographs are limited to one per person and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis at the store on the day of event only.