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Dick’s Sporting Goods opening in Burlington Sept. 26

Here’s a news release from Dick’s Sporting Goods, which is opening a store in Burlington on Friday, Sept. 26. The guest appearance by Bruce Irvin on Sunday, Sept. 28 is during the Seahawks’ bye week:

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 5th store in Washington and 582nd store nationwide on Friday, September 26th at 200 S. Burlington Blvd.

DICK’S three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, September 28th. The store opens at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday.

Seattle Seahawks Linebacker Bruce Irvin* will make an in-store appearance on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

On Friday, the first 100 people in line will be eligible for a free Reebok Play Dry T-Shirt. Guests who are in line at 7:45am on Friday will get a chance to open the DICK’S Sporting Goods Gift Locker.**

Saturday and Sunday giveaways include a free Mystery Gift Card from $5 to $500 for the first 100 adults in line. Guests who are in line at 7:45 a.m. Saturday and 8:45 a.m. on Sunday will also get a chance to open the DICK’S Sporting Goods Gift Locker.**

“We look forward to opening our new location and becoming part of the community,” said Lauren Hobart, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK’S Sporting Goods. “We want to serve athletes of all ages in Burlington by providing the equipment they need to help them excel.”

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.

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*Wristband required for autograph. Wristbands will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of event only. Limit one per person. See store for details.

**NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one t-shirt, mystery gift card and/or gift locker combination per person, per day. Must be 18+ for gift card and gift locker promotions. See store for details.

About DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc.

Founded in 1948, DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. As of August 2, 2014, the Company operated more than 574 DICK’S Sporting Goods locations, serving and inspiring athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through a blend of dedicated associates, in-store services and unique specialty shop-in-shops. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, DICK’S also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream and True Runner specialty stores. For more information, visit the Press Room at www.DICKS.com.

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