Sports Authority to Celebrate the Grand Opening of Its New and Improved Las Vegas–area Stores

Join Eric Dickerson, Shane Victorino, and A.C. Green to celebrate Saturday’s Las Vegas–area grand openings, plus enjoy special promotions and giveaways.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--()--Sports Authority, one of the largest full-line sporting goods retailers in the United States and Puerto Rico, announced today that it will host grand opening events for its new and improved stores in the Las Vegas area on Saturday, November 8, at 8am.

Sports Authority has finished remodeling one of its stores and have opened two new locations in the Las Vegas–area. Each of the new and improved stores are equipped with an intuitive new store design and specialty sport shops with products from top brands like Nike, Under Armour, adidas, The North Face and more. These new Sports Authority stores are dedicated to bringing all things sporting good to the Las Vegas area. By providing industry-leading customer service and extensive product knowledge, Sports Authority encourages Las Vegas–area residents to come together through the power of play.

“We are excited about the grand opening of these Sports Authority stores,” said Michael E. Foss, Chief Executive Officer of Sports Authority. “Sports Authority believes in celebrating the good of sport, and we are delighted to bring this philosophy to the stores we have throughout the Las Vegas area while providing great value and outstanding service to the families and recreational athletes in their communities.”

To celebrate the grand openings, the first 250 customers at each store will receive Mystery Bucks that range up to $500 in value. There will also be hourly $100 Sports Authority gift card giveaways on Saturday from 9am to 6pm, and a chance for customers to win a $500 Sports Authority shopping spree (entry period runs November 8–9).

In addition to these exciting giveaways, Sports Authority will be hosting athlete appearances on Saturday, November 8:

  • North Rainbow: Hall of Fame Running Back Eric Dickerson, 12-1:30pm
  • Summerlin: Professional Baseball Player Shane Victorino, 2-3:30pm
  • Henderson: Former Los Angeles Professional Basketball Player A.C. Green, 3-4:30pm

Customers are invited to join The League, Sports Authority’s loyalty program, which gives members a point for every dollar spent. Within a quarterly period, members who earn 100 points or more will receive 5% back on all in-store merchandise. Members of The League, Sports Authority’s loyalty program, will receive a $10 Thank You reward with any purchase on November 8 and 9, valid for use on future in-store purchases through November 22.

For more information on the grand opening events and regular store hours, please visit

About Sports Authority

Headquartered in Englewood, CO, Sports Authority is one of the nation’s largest full-line sporting goods retailers with 474 locations across 43 states and Puerto Rico. Sports Authority offers a broad range of sporting goods from leading brands and is the active family’s destination for footwear, apparel, fitness, team sports and outdoor recreation. The League by Sports Authority, a free and easy rewards program, offers members 5% back after they earn 100 points or more during a quarterly period. For a list of store locations and information, or to shop online, visit Sports Authority also owns and operates nine S.A. Elite by Sports Authority locations that offer a premiere assortment of high-end performance apparel, footwear and accessories. Visit for more information. Follow Sports Authority on Facebook and Twitter


Janet Reinhardt, 646.277.1225


Janet Reinhardt, 646.277.1225