“We look forward to opening our new location in the Long Island-area of New York and embracing the community’s great sports and outdoor traditions,” said Lauren Hobart, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK’S Sporting Goods. “Having two great stores under one roof allows us to offer an even greater selection of the most-trusted brands and the highest level of expertise to all athletes and outdoor enthusiasts in the area.”
A three-day Grand Opening celebration will run through Sunday, October 2. The store will open at 8:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. on Sunday.
Several special guests will make in-store appearances during the Grand Opening including Troy & Chase Landry, as seen on the Swamp People Television Series from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday; Jep Robertson, Star of A&E’s Duck Dynasty from11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday; former New York offensive lineman David Diehl from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Winchester Deadly Passion Host Melissa Bachman from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday; Bachman will also appear on Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. as will former New York first baseman Tino Martinez from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Guests will have the chance to receive giveaways throughout the weekend, which will include a chance to open the DICK’S Sporting Goods Gift Locker or Field & Stream Locked and Loaded Prize Safe, giveaway items and other premium items.