Hibbett Sports 8-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) February 2, 2007
Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc.
(Exact Name Of Registrant As Specified In Its Charter)
451 Industrial Lane
Birmingham, Alabama 35211
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Item 1.01. Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement
On February 2, 2007, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. (the Company) by unanimous consent adopted an amendment to the 2006 Non-Employee Director Equity Plan (the Plan). The amendment to the Plan changes the annual grant date to non-employee directors from the last day of the fiscal year of the Company to a grant date equal to the same date as the annual grant of awards to the Companys employees for the next following fiscal year.
The amendment was effective as of February 2, 2007 and postponed the annual director award for the Companys fiscal year 2007 until the date of the annual employee award for fiscal year 2008. Except as amended, the Plan remains in full force and effect.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Second Amendment to the 2006 Non-Employee Director Equity Plan
The following paragraph and section of the 2006 Non-Employee Director Equity Plan has been amended, effective February 2, 2007, to read as follows:
Subject to Section 6.1(c), each Non-Employee Director serving as a director on the last business day of the Companys fiscal year shall receive an Option to purchase 10,000 shares of Common Stock; provided that the grant date of such Option shall be the same date as the annual grant of awards under the Companys equity plan for awards to employees for the next following fiscal year.
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