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Academy Sports + Outdoors opens new store in Spring, TX

The store will mark Academy’s 31st Houston-area location and bring 100 new jobs

KATY, TEXAS (September 29, 2017) – Academy, Ltd. (d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors), a premier sports, outdoor and recreation lifestyle retailer committed to offering everyday low prices, opened a new and convenient location in Spring, located at 21650 Kuykendahl Road. The store is over 62,000 square feet and brings over 100 new jobs to the community.

“As Houston’s hometown sporting goods retailer, we are committed to making it easier for our customers to enjoy more sports and outdoors,” said Sam Johnson, Academy Sports + Outdoors’ executive vice president of retail operations. “We look forward to opening our new Spring location and being an active member of the community for years to come.”

Customers can expect to find a wide range of quality products from brands such as Nike, Under Armour, Adidas, YETI, and Columbia. No matter their skill level, Academy will help customers thrive by offering everyday low prices on hunting, fishing and camping equipment, patio sets, barbecue grills, along with sports and recreation products. Customers will find services such as scope mounting, bore sighting, line winding/spooling, propane exchange, golf club trade-in, CO2 refills, racquet stringing, assembly and delivery, and the ability to purchase hunting and fishing licenses.

Prior to the grand opening, the store donated $1,000 shopping sprees to five Houston-area families who were affected by Hurricane Harvey to help replace lost items, while being accompanied by Academy team members.

Beginning today, the community is invited to the store’s two-day grand opening celebration. The free event includes giveaways, interactive demonstrations by brands sold at Academy Sports + Outdoors, games for the whole family, and much more. There will be Academy gift card giveaways, free Academy t-shirts, and fishing for the kids in the Shakespeare catch tank.

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 235+ 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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