Academy Sports + Outdoors opened a store in Jefferson City, its eleventh location in Missouri, at 739 Stoneridge Parkway.

The approximately 45,000-square-foot space is the seventh store Academy opened in 2023. The retailer plans to expand its store fleet to 120 to 140 new stores by the end of 2027.

The retailer will host a grand opening for the Jefferson City store from October 20-22.

“Academy Sports + Outdoors is excited to bring its newest store to the Jefferson City community as a destination that makes pursuing their sports and outdoors passions easy and affordable,” said Sam Johnson, Academy’s executive vice president of retail operations. “Whether you’re gearing up for a Mizzou game, getting hiking essentials, or spending a day fishing the Missouri River, our low prices and assortment of products encourage customers to have fun.”

Academy has 275 stores nationwide across 18 states.

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