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Academy Sports + Outdoors to open new store in Georgetown, Texas

Academy expects the new store, located near I-35 and TX-29, to bring approximately 60 new jobs to the area

KATY, TEXAS (February 20, 2019) – 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, announced that it will open a new store in Georgetown, Texas, this year.

“As a Texas-based company, Academy Sports + Outdoors is excited to offer our loyal Central Texas customers a new location to serve their sports, outdoor, and recreation lifestyle needs,” said Sam Johnson, Academy Sports + Outdoors’ Executive Vice President of Retail Operations. “With a history of serving Texan customers for over 80 years, we are excited to provide fun for all through strong assortments, value, and experience.

Customers can expect to find everyday low prices and a unique product assortment from brands such as Nike, Under Armour, Adidas, Magellan Outdoors, 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 and the ability to purchase hunting and fishing licenses.

In addition to visiting the new store, customers can shop, receive the digital version of the weekly ad, engage with Academy Sports + Outdoors through its social media sites, and sign up for email alerts.

Academy expects the new store to bring approximately 60 new jobs to the Georgetown, Texas, community. Individuals interested in careers at Academy Sports + Outdoors can visit to apply for open positions.

About Academy Sports + Outdoors

At Academy Sports + Outdoors, we make it easier for everyone to enjoy more sports and outdoors activities. At each of our 250+ locations, we carry a wide range of apparel, footwear, 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,,,, and

Certain statements in this press release constitute "forward-looking statements", which are identified by the words "expect," "will" or other similar expressions, dated as of today, based upon current information, expectations and assumptions, and subject to significant uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes to differ from our present expectations. We assume no obligation to update these statements to reflect events after today.