Academy Sports + Outdoors celebrates Rolla opening with donation to local youth and weekend of family fun starting April 15

Academy Sports + Outdoors celebrates Rolla opening with donation to local youth and weekend of family fun starting April 15

Provided by: Academy Sports + Outdoors

To celebrate the opening of the new Academy Sports + Outdoors store in Rolla, Academy is partnering with the Missouri USO to donate $100 shopping sprees to 150 children of deployed soldiers from Fort Leonard Wood.

The Children will shop for anything they want including equipment for team sports, all-new footwear, bikes, school apparel, fishing and camping gear, and more starting at 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 15.

Furthermore, beginning Saturday, April 21, the store is hosting a two-day celebration full of giveaways, interactive product demonstrations, games for all, opportunities to interact with pros and brand ambassadors who represent top products sold at the store, and more.

When the store opens at 8 a.m. on April 21, the first 150 customers in line who show they are a fan of one of Academy’s social media sites will receive a mystery gift card valued $20 to $500, while Buckventures will host free hunting seminars 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Moreover, on Saturday meet professional anglers Darren Gallagher and Jacob Wheeler, kids can fish for free in the Shakespeare catch tank, and giveaways, games and product demonstrations will continue throughout the day.

Likewise, on Sunday, April 22, when the store opens at 9:30 a.m. the first 150 customers in line who show they are a fan of one of Academy’s social media sites will receive a mystery gift card valued $20 to $500, and there will be free Academy t-shirts for the first 250 customers.

Kids can fish for free in the Shakespeare catch tank, and giveaways games and product demonstrations will continue throughout the day.

The new 63,000 square foot store brings approximately 100 new jobs to the community and is located at 1575 West Side Drive.

About Academy Sports + Outdoors

Academy values its commitment to local communities where new stores are opened, emphasizing active lifestyles for area youth.

At Academy Sports + Outdoors, we make it easier for everyone to enjoy more sports and outdoor activities. At each of our 245+ 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.

Visitwww.academy.com/rolla for a full schedule of events.