Academy Sports activities + Outdoor Opens New Retailer in Jeffersonville, Ind.


The new location is Academy’s third store in Indiana

KATY, Texas, October 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports + Outdoors (“Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO), a leading full-line sports and outdoor recreation retailer, is pleased to announce the opening of its own business Jeffersonville, Ind. Load. Located at 1600 Veterans Parkway in downtown Jeffersonville, the approximately 63,000 square foot store offers a wide selection of sporting and outdoor merchandise in the area. The Academy hosts grand opening celebrations of Friday October 7th through Sunday, Oct. 9. Throughout the weekend, customers can look forward to exclusive offers, giveaways, meet-and-greet performances, activations of brands sold in the Academy, food truck samples and ahead of the holiday season of benefit from great prices.

The new Jeffersonville location is the third Academy Sports + Outdoors store in Indiana

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The new Academy Sports + Outdoors store is located at 1600 Veterans Parkway in downtown Jeffersonville.

The Jeffersonville location is the sixth of nine new stores Academy is expected to open this year. Academy looks forward to continuing its expansion efforts beyond 2022 with a goal of opening 80 to 100 new stores over the next five years.

“Academy Sports + Outdoors looks forward to serving the communities of Jeffersonville and Clarksville and providing customers with the gear that makes fun easy and affordable,” he said Sam Johnson, Academy Executive Vice President of Retail Operations. “We look forward to helping customers discover their sports and outdoor passions, whether it’s biking the Big Four Bridge, hiking in the Clark State Forest, or preparing for the next hunting season. Academy offers a convenient location offering top brands, great value for money and excellent customer service.”

Customers can expect to find the finest range of athletic and casual footwear, athletic and outdoor gear and clothing from top national brands such as Nike, adidas, The North Face, Under Armour, Columbia, YETI, Carhartt, Drake Waterfowl, Browning, Timberland, Coleman and more. Whether you hunt, fish or camp, local outdoor enthusiasts can count on Academy’s knowledgeable team members, a wide range of products, top brands and unbeatable price points to suit every budget.

Academy also offers tremendous everyday value and quality through its exclusive in-house brands such as Magellan Outdoors, Freely, ROW, BCG, H2O Xpress, Mosaic and O’Rageous, covering outdoor apparel and gear, women’s and men’s wear, workout wear and fishing gear, Garden furniture and water sports equipment.

The new location offers families a fun destination to prepare for any big game, outdoor adventure, or day on the court or field. In addition, the store offers everything you need to create a garden oasis with a wide range of patio sets, barbecues and outdoor games. Academy also offers complimentary services such as grill and bike assembly, scope assembly, bore sighting, line winding/spools and propane replacement. Customers can also purchase hunting and fishing licenses from the shop.

Visit or text to learn more about opening events and offers JEFFERSONVILLE to 22369. Customers are invited to shop online at or via the Academy mobile app, receive digital ads and offers, interact with Academy social media accounts (@academy), opt-in to email /SMS alerts and watch for information on upcoming grand opening events.

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About Academy Sports + Outdoors

Academy is a leading full-line retailer of sporting goods and outdoor leisure in The United States. Originally established in 1938 as a family business Texas, Academy has grown to 265 stores in 17 states. Academy’s mission is to provide “Fun for All,” and Academy delivers on that mission with a localized merchandising strategy and value proposition that creates a strong connection with a broad spectrum of consumers. Academy’s product range focuses on key categories in the outdoor, apparel, sport & leisure and footwear sectors, both through leading national brands and through a portfolio of private labels. Visit for more information.

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 Academy’s current expectations and are not guarantees of future performance. Forward-looking statements are usually identified by words such as “intend”, “will”, “plan”, “believe”, “expect”, “may” and/or the negative or variations of these terms or related terminology. Actual results could 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 the forward-looking statements are identified in the Academy’s filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), including the Academy’s Annual Report on Form 10 -K under the heading “Risk Factors” as 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 this release. The Academy undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable securities laws.

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