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Academy Sports + Outdoors opens the doors to its newly-relocated College Station store

The new store is located at 2511 Earl Rudder, College Station, TX 77845

KATY, TEXAS (June 23, 2017) – Academy, Ltd. (d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors), a sports, outdoor and recreation lifestyle retailer, dedicated to making it easier for everyone to enjoy more sports and outdoors, opened its new store in College Station, TX, which was previously relocated from the Post Oak Mall area. The store is over 71,000 square feet and is located at 2511 Earl Rudder Freeway.

“We’re excited to open a new and larger store that will offer the same excellent customer service and quality products that the Bryan-College Station community expects from us,” said Sam Johnson, Academy Sports + Outdoors’ executive vice president of retail operations. “Whether it’s an angler preparing for a trip to Lake Bryan or an athlete gearing up for fall sports, customers will have a new and improved shopping destination for all their sports, outdoor and recreation lifestyle needs at everyday low prices.”

Customers can expect to find everyday low prices and a unique product assortment from brands such as Nike, Under Armour, Adidas, YETI, and Columbia. The store will have everything customers need for their next outdoor adventure, including hunting, fishing, and camping gear, as well as sports equipment. The store will also carry a wide variety of leisure products, footwear, apparel, patio sets, barbecue grills, and much more, paired with exceptional customer service. Customers will be offered services such as scope mounting, bore sighting, line winding/spooling, propane exchange, racquet stringing and the ability to purchase hunting and fishing licenses.

Beginning today, the community is invited to the store’s two-day grand opening celebration. The free events include giveaways, interactive demonstrations by brands sold at Academy Sports + Outdoors, games for the whole family and much more. In addition to the numerous events are Academy mystery gift card giveaways, free Academy t-shirts, and more.

Individuals interested in careers at Academy Sports + Outdoors can visit academy.com/careers to apply for open positions. In addition to visiting the new store, customers can shop academy.com, receive the digital version of the weekly ad, engage with Academy Sports + Outdoors through its social media sites, and sign up for email alerts.

About Academy Sports + Outdoors

At Academy Sports + Outdoors, we make it easier for everyone to enjoy more sports and outdoor activities. At each of our 230+ locations, we carry a wide range of hunting, fishing and camping equipment, patio sets and barbeque grills, along with sports and recreation products, at everyday low prices. For all. For less. For more information about Academy Sports + Outdoors visit academy.com, facebook.com/academy, twitter.com/academy, pinterest.com/academy, youtube.com/academy and instagram.com/academy.

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