Alabama just beat Clemson to become the 2016 National Football Champions and fans looking for championship gear to buy won’t have to look far.
News For Shoppers spoke with dozens of stores and websites and found that many local stores would be open immediately following the game selling hats, t-shirts and more.
For those looking to buy gear now, here’s where to go:
Academy Sports: 710 Skyland Blvd, (205) 391-6860: A store representative said the store would open around midnight if the Crimson Tide won, selling hats, tees and more.
The rep also said only the front section of the store will be open, the rest of the store would be closed and inaccessible. They will re-open tomorrow morning early, but an exact time could not be given.
Dick’s Sporting Goods: 1320 McFarland Blvd E #410, (205) 535-3006. A Dick’s employee confirmed they will open following the game to sell Alabama Championship merchandise and would remain open until they sell out.
Sports Additions/Hibbet Sports: An employee confirmed they will open following the game to sell Alabama Championship gear and will re-open again in the morning at around 8 A.M. EST.
Wagner’s Team Sports: 1825 Mcfarland Blvd N, (205) 345-3454. A rep for the store said they would be open tonight, but merchandise may be limited.
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