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Does Big 5 Sporting Goods do donations or sponsorships?

Yes, but you must meet some requirement. Visit our Donations/Sponsorships page for details.

How do I request a donation from Big 5?

Fillout out our Donation Appication. We have some requirements for us to issue you a donation, visit our Donations/Sponsorships page for details.

Does Big 5 offer a layaway program?

Sorry, not at this time.

What if something I paid full price for goes on sale?

If a customer purchases an item in our stores, and the price of the item is then lowered within 30 days of the original purchase, the customer can return to the store during the sale period for a refund of the price difference. The customer must have a receipt of the original transaction, and the discount price must be one that is offered by Big 5 Sporting Goods, not a competitor.

How old do you have to be to work for Big 5?

Due to the sale of firearms, ammunition, and other age-restricted items in our stores, employees of Big 5 Sporting Goods must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.

I'd like to apply for a job at my local store, how do I go about doing that?

Sorry, we do not accept in-store applications anymore. If you are interested in applying for a job visit our Career Center.

Does Big 5 do Federal Firearms License (FFL) Dealer Transfers?

Unfortunately at this time we do not perform FFL transfers from other retailers. However, if you are trying to order a long gun from A. Uberti, Benelli, Beretta, Franchi, Mossberg, Sako, Savage, Stoeger, or Tikka, we can try to special-order it for you and have it shipped to a store in your area. Please contact your local store with the model number of the specific firearm you are interested in, and we will check with our vendors to get a price and availability quote for you.

Does Big 5 do sporting arms Private Party Transfers (PPT)?

Yes, in California, our stores can process a Private Party Transfer for long guns. We do NOT do any transfers of handguns in our stores.

How do I check the balance of my Big 5 Sporting Goods Gift Card?

Go to any Big 5 Sporting Good location and bring your gift card and an associate can help you.

What are your policies for the sale of firearms?

The policies for the sale of firearms are different for every state. Speak with a local Big 5 Sporting Goods associate for details. Visit our Store Locator to find a store near you.