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Academy Sports + Outdoors Black Friday 2015 Ad: Find the Best Academy Sports + Outdoors Black Friday Deals

Nov. 3, 2015
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Don’t miss out on all of NerdWallet’s highly anticipated 2015 Black Friday ad leaks this season from your favorite stores! For announcements about the best holiday deals around, check back regularly before you start shopping. For year-round sales, use NerdWallet’s DealFinder tool.

The 2015 Academy Sports and Outdoors Black Friday ad is here! We’ve run the bases checking out this year’s ad and put together a sneak peek at the best deals. Check out the highlights below.

Academy Sports and Outdoors Black Friday 2015 Ad Scan

Academy Sports and Outdoors Black Friday 2015

Academy Sports and Outdoors is a retailer with a vast assortment of sporting goods ranging from hunting, fishing and camping gear to sports equipment and clothes for your favorite activities. Based out of Texas, this chain store is putting big discounts on some of its top “get outside and play” gear. Be sure to read the ad carefully, as most deals on grills and smokers are only available as Friday doorbusters, which kick off at 5 a.m.  

Here are some of the highlights from the Academy Sports and Outdoors 20-page Black Friday ad:

  • 25% off select Nike apparel
  • $169.99 for an acrylic portable basketball hoop (regularly $199.99)
  • $60 store gift card with purchase of a $399 GoPro camera
  • $239.99 Fisher-Price Power Wheels for kids
  • $119.99 for a Fitbit Charge HR activity tracker (regularly $149.99)
  • $119 for a Pelican Pursuit 80X 7-foot-9 kayak
  • $100 off a Smith & Wesson M&P15 Sport rifle kit (regularly $699.99)
  • $199.99 for select smokers and grills
  • $9.99 for Itek LED flash selfie stick (regularly $14.99)

Online deals start early for this outdoor outfitter, at 8 p.m. Central time on Wednesday, Nov. 25. The Academy Sports and Outdoors Black Friday ad promises more deals and weekly ad alerts for those who text Holiday to 22369.

If you like shopping at Academy Sports + Outdoors,  you’ll definitely want to check out the Black Friday deals at these similar stores: Sports Authority and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

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Academy Sports + Outdoors Black Friday Deals from 2014

Year after year, outdoor enthusiasts and athletes are in for a treat at Academy Sports + Outdoors on Black Friday.

In 2014, shoppers could save big with hundreds of hot deals on brand-name products. The store was closed on Thanksgiving Day, but deals kicked off on Black Friday and continued into the weekend. Some of the best savings included 25% off all Nerf toys, 25% off Nike Pro or Hyperwarm apparel for the family and 25% off Under Armour hoodies for men, women and kids.

The story was similar in 2013 when the retailer’s 20-page ad was packed with discounts on clothing, footwear and more. The store even gave free shipping on online orders over $39.

For more details about past Black Friday sales at Academy Sports + Outdoors, take a look at our analysis here.

Courtney Jespersen is a staff writer at NerdWallet, a personal finance website. Email: Twitter: @courtneynerd.

Image via Academy Sports + Outdoors.