Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo to Help Open DICK’S Sporting Goods at Orlando Fashion Square

UPDATE: Due to injury, Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo will not make an appearance on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Magic shooting guard Ben Gordon will take his place. In addition, Blair Wiggins, host of “Addictive Fishing” on the Sportsman Channel, will make an appearance on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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DICK’S Sporting Goods at Orlando Fashion Square will open on Friday, October 24. The three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, Oct. 26 and is highlighted by an in-store appearance from the Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 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 7:45 a.m. 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 DICK’S Sporting Goods in Orlando 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 Orlando by providing the equipment they need to help them excel.”

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DICK’S Sporting Goods opening at Orlando Fashion Square on Oct. 24, 2014.

The new location will feature Nike and Under Armour shops; athletic and outdoor apparel; 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.

The addition of DICK’S Sporting Goods to Orlando Fashion Square is part of UP Development LLC’s transformation of the mall site. The 50,000-square-foot store is the fifth in Florida for UP Development, the 31st overall in Florida and 590th nationwide.

The store opens at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday, and 9:00 a.m. Sunday.

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