Academy Sports + Outdoors Continues Growth with New Store in Houston, Texas

The new Meyerland store marks the Academy’s 33rd yearrd location in Greater Houston area

KATY, Texas, November 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports + Outdoors (“Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO), a leading full-line retailer of outdoor sports and recreation, is excited to announce the opening of its Meyerland store in Houston, Texas. Located at 8715 W Loop South, the 50,000 square foot store brings a large assortment of sporting goods and outdoor merchandise to the Meyerland community. The Academy will host the opening ceremony from Friday, November 4 through Sunday, November 6. During the weekend, customers can expect exclusive offers, gifts, and a performance by a softball legend Jennie Finchactivations by brands sold on the Academy and more.

The Academy’s new store joins the unique, historic Meyerland community as its 33rdrd store in Greater Houston area, and his 107th save in Texas. This is the seventh of nine new stores that Academy will open during its existence in 2022. Academy looks forward to continuing its expansion efforts beyond 2022, aiming to open 80 to 100 new stores over the next five years.

“Academy Sports + Outdoors is excited to offer our hometown a new and convenient location for our loyal customers with an updated storefront and shopping experience that features the best brands at a great price,” they said. Sam Johnson, Academy Sports + Outdoors’ executive vice president of retail operations. “Whether you’re getting ready for an Astros or Texans game, or heading to Hermann Park, our new store has the right assortment to help Houston families have fun there.”

Shoppers can expect to find the best selection of athletic and casual footwear, sports and outdoor gear and apparel from top national brands such as Nike, YETI, adidas, The North Face, Under Armour, Columbia, and more. Academy also offers tremendous everyday value and quality through its exclusive, private label brands such as Magellan Outdoors, Freely, ROW, BCG, H2O Xpress, Mosaic and O’Rageous covering outdoor apparel and gear, women’s and men’s apparel, exercise, fishing equipment, outdoor furniture and water equipment.

The new location offers families a convenient destination to prepare for any big game, outdoor adventure, or day on the court or field. In addition, the store has everything you need to create a backyard oasis with a wide selection of garden furniture, grills, as well as free services such as grill and bike assembly, scope assembly, port sighting, coiling/reeling and propane replacement. Customers can also purchase hunting and fishing licenses at the store.

Academy Sports + Outdoors continuously provides support in Greater Houston area through community donations and over 40 local partnerships. These efforts benefit youth team sports, field and stream organizations, fitness institutions and more. In addition, Academy Sports + Outdoors is the official sports equipment retailer of the Houston Texans and Houston Astros.

For more information on grand opening events and offers, text MEYERLAND at 22369 or visit academy.com/meyerland. Customers are invited to shop online at academy.com or via the Academy’s mobile application, receive digital ads and offers, interaction with Academy social media accounts (@academy), sign up for email/text alerts and keep an eye out for information on upcoming grand opening events.

Individuals interested in a career at the Academy can visit careers.academy.com to apply for open positions.

About Academy Sports + Outdoors

Academy is a leading retailer of sports equipment and outdoor recreation worldwide United States. Originally founded in 1938 as a family business in Texas, Academy has grown to 266 stores in 17 states. The Academy’s mission is to provide “Entertainment for All”, and the Academy fulfills this mission with a localized sales strategy and value proposition that strongly connects with a wide range of consumers. The Academy’s product range is focused on the key categories of outdoor, clothing, sports and recreation and footwear through leading national brands and a portfolio of private label brands. For more information visit www.academy.com.

Forward-looking statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements are based on the Academy’s current expectations and are not guarantees of future performance. Forward-looking statements are typically identified or linked by such words as “intends”, “will”, “plan”, “believe”, “expect”, “may” and/or the negatives or variations of these terms or similar terminology. Actual results may differ materially from these expectations due to changes in global, regional or local economic, business, competitive, market, regulatory and other factors, many of which are beyond the Academy’s control. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements are set forth in the Academy’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including the Academy’s Annual Report on Form 10- K under the heading “Risk Factors,” which may be updated from time to time in our periodic filings with the SEC. Any forward-looking statement in this press release speaks only as of the date of publication. The Academy undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, except as may be required by any applicable securities law.

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