Alpine ski racing is where it’s at. Get the gear and join the fun.
Just a ten minute drive from Granite Peak Ski Area at Rib Mountain, our team of expert ski boot fitters and race aficionados are your partners when hundies matter.
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Shep’s Sports has been Wisconsin skiers’ first choice for race gear since 1949. That’s 73 years of experience to guide you. Owing to our home in Wausau, a mecca for outdoor adventure sports, we’re counted on for answers to questions including the who, what, when and where of skiing. As for the why? That’s easy: alpine racing is a blast!
Shoppers explore our 10,000 sq. feet of premium gear for skiing, cycling, camping, hiking and paddling. Plus the clothes you need to succeed. And we guide them. Friendly, expert advice is our promise.
Of course we stock alpine race gear from your favorite brands, then prep and service it with race tunes, waxes and hot box treatment. In addition to race season, our full Wintersteiger tune shop is at your service year-round.
In addition to gear, alpine ski racers trust Shepherd & Schaller Sports to keep them in the know regarding FIS regulations. Just ask for our Race manager when you visit.
What will you find at Shep’s? Premium outdoor brands, high-end styles, cheaper-than-the-mountains prices.
Mountain lifestyle, pioneering outdoor fashion and SKI GEAR are at Shepherd & Schaller.
Shop us in Downtown Wausau, our home since 1949! We’re at 324 Scott Street, with more than 10,000 sq ft of shopping to explore. Are you a skier or snowboarder? As Wisconsin’s largest dealer of equipment for the slopes, with a premium Wintersteiger tune shop on site, we offer an elevated experience the moment you walk in the door. We’re known for our huge offering of trend-setting, high-performance outdoor gear, clothing, footwear and accessories, plus friendly, expert service.
Already comfy at home? Cozy up and shop us online at shepssports.com. Our ecom site features our live store inventory, refreshed every 60 seconds.
What will you find at Shep’s? Must-have styles and the latest snow sports gear at cheaper-than-the-mountains prices.
Outerwear for adults and kids.We feature premium styles, insulations, recycled and organic fabrics. It matters!
Men’s and women’s sportswear and footwear. We feature premium styles, insulations, recycled and organic fabrics. It matters!
Winter accessories including performance and lifestyle gloves, hats, balaclavas, base layers, socks(by the thousands!)
Bags and travel gear; think Kavu Rope bags, Patagonia Black Hole and so many more
Mountain home decor including blankets, candles and unexpected trends
The little things are big at Shep’s. Are you really living the outdoor lifestyle if you don’t have a Stormy Kromer hat, Hestra or Swany gloves, Darn Tough socks? In addition to dozens of other lifestyle brands we stock to keep you comfortable outdoors, or indoors, we offer Made in the USA, organic and recycled options.
Cheers to the mountain lifestyle! We’re thrilled for the chance to help you with gear, clothings, accessories, shoes, and service. Thank’s for checking in.
All through September we get down and dirty with our ski gear. Don’t judge us, we’re doing it for you! The lowest price of the year is yours on new 2019-20 ski and snowboard equipment when you buy a complete package. How little will you pay? Scroll and peek, then hurry in. These low prices end September 20, 2019.
Disclaimer: you can build your own package from all of our gear choices. We’ll giveyou the lowest possible price on each item: ski+ boot+ binding+ pole or board+boot+binding.
Adult sample alpine ski packages are shown next. But remember! You can build your own favorite gear into your new favorite package. These are just samples including our entry level bindings and ski poles, and not including boots:
Hey snowboarders! We got you. Nidecker has a place on our display this season, alongside K2 and Nitro. Build your own package to go home with one of these:
PLUS get the lowest prices of the season on new 2019/20 ski and snowboard equipment when you buy a complete package.
Are you more into apple-picking and Friday night football than snowy Wisconsin fall’s and crisp winters. Spin and Win!
Visit us in downtown Wausau all month long while new fall/winter goods are pouring in. Spin our Discount Wheel and save up to 20% on the new clothes and shoes you’re excited to wear to the orchard, game, school, office or woodland trail.
Yep. That includes insulated jackets and pants, fleece, flannel, dresses, sweaters, base layers and accessories like hats, caps and mittens, backpacks, handbags and luggage. Cozy, warm and dry is where it’s at when we help you get dressed for colorful Wisconsin falls and crisp winters. Spin and Win!
Your favorite famous outdoor brands are here (and at shepssports.com): Patagonia, Mountain Khakis, Outdoor Research, Fjalraven, Descente, Roxy, Quiksilver, O’Neill, Obermeyer, Picture, Kari Traa, Smartwool, Toad & Co, Kuhl, Purnell, Pendleton, Dakine, Swany, Hestra. Chacos, Sorel, Emu and dozens more.
Discounts & Spin to Save promotion are valid in store only. Discounts are not retroactive to prior purchases. Visit us in Downtown Wausau!
*Restrictions apply during our Spin to Save Event:
Discounts may not be combined with any other offer. Discount is awarded at the time of purchase and is not retroactive to prior purchases.
Customer may spin the wheel once per transaction/purchase.
Spin the Wheel discounts do not apply to skis, snowboards, boots, bindings or poles – these are deeply discounted to celebrate Preseason!
Spin the Wheel discounts do not apply to Yakima products5. Spin the Wheel discounts do not apply to Clearance Items which have “Dot Discounts” already marked.
Spin the Wheel discounts do not apply to Kayak, Bike, Camping or Tennis merchandise
Spin the Wheel discount offer ends Sept 30, 2019.
Preseason Sale prices are available in our Downtown Wausau, WI store only, not online at ShepsSports.com. Sorry!
Are you here looking for information about our annual used ski sale? Dungeon Sale is October 23-27, 2019. Yes, you can drop your used skis and snowboards off for consignment sale all through September. (We stop accepting used gear Oct 10th.)
Our month-long preseason equipment sale features premium Ski and Snowboard brands: only the best will do! Volkl, Dynastar, Nordica, K2 Ski, Armada, Salomon, Blizzard, Rossignol, Tecnica, Head, Dalbello, Nitro, Nidecker, K2 Snowboard, Oakley, Prett, Smith… And we’re just getting started! It’s our 70th anniversary. We know what skiers want. Shop the largest selection in the region and talk with experts who love the slopes as much as you do.
Built in the late 1800s, our building at 324 Scott Street, Wausau, WI is undergoing exterior maintenance and repairs. A new exterior logo sign and possible artistic mural are needed for Shepherd & Schaller, Wausau’s favorite Outdoor Store. Respond to our RFP and be part of our long history!
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org RFP Below:
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
Shepherd & Schaller External Wall Mural/ Sign
Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods, Inc. 324 Scott St. Wausau, WI 54403Contact: Robb Shepherd Business Phone: 715-845-5432 email@example.com
Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods, Inc. is an Outdoor Specialty Store, founded in 1949. It is family- owned and operated in downtown Wausau. “Shep’s” is known best as the premier snow sports shop in Wisconsin as well as for premium brand merchandise and services for cycling, camping, paddling and water sports, plus clothing and footwear. An e-commerce site, shepssports.com, was created in 2011 featuring live salesfloor inventory for select products. Shepherd & Schaller actively communicates and promotes via social media @shepssports.
2. Project Goals and Scope of Services
Shepherd & Schaller is seeking the services of a full-service muralist/sign company to develop and execute a new exterior mural that identifies and calls attention to the business while complimenting the building. The project will be awarded to a responsive and responsible bidder based on design, value and professional capacity.
The selected party will be responsible for the design, development and installation of the mural.
3. Tasks include but may not be limited to the following criteria:
Design a full-color mural which includes Shepherd & Schaller’s logo, represents the company’s products and services, and is easy to read and understand by motorists traveling West on Scott Street in downtown Wausau.
Produce/install full-color mural comprised of long-lasting, exterior-grade materials.
Provide a full-color rendering of proposed design (and subsequent redesigns until approved), all materials and tools for creation, production, installation, clean-up.
Confirm that proposed design and installation meets all city ordinances.
Other communications and/or installation and clean-up related services as required
4. Time and Place of Submission of Proposals
Anticipated Selection Schedule
The Request for Proposal timeline is as follows:
Request for RFP: July 15, 2019
Deadline for Bidders to Submit Questions: July 30, 2019
Shepherd & Schaller Responds to Bidder Questions: August 10, 2019
Selection / Notification to Unsuccessful Bidders: August 31, 2019
Respondents to this RFP must submit one original and two copies of their proposal delivered in person or by mail or freight service. Responses must be received no later than July 31, 2019. Responses should be clearly marked “RFP-Mural” and mailed or delivered to the contact person listed above.
Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods, Inc. needs the project completed by October 15, 2019.
6. Elements of Proposal
A submission must, at a minimum, include the following elements:
Description of the firm/proposer that includes a general overview, names and credentials of creative team.
A one-page narrative outlining the firm’s strengths and distinguishing skills or capabilities as they might relate to the project.
A representative selection of sign and/or mural projects created for current and past clients.
A full-color rendering of the proposed design.
A list of proposed materials to be used along with an explanation of the installation process.
A proposed time-line for completion.
7. Evaluation Criteria
The successful respondent will have been operating as a muralist/sign company for a minimum of 12 months and/or successfully completed at least one similar project, plus possess full-service, in-house capabilities for complete project design and installation.
8. Possible Challenges
Summer 2019, Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods, Inc. is currently repairing and upgrading the exterior wall location for the mural, of which bidders should be aware. The new surface will be a red brick colored EIFS “synthetic stucco” surface which is expected to be completed by September 15, 2019.
No specific mural size is required, rather prior Shepherd & Schaller’s historic mural should be considered as a baseline (photos attached.) Shepherd & Schaller recognizes this allows for artistic interpretation and a variation in proposed costs.
Shepherd & Schaller Sporting Goods, Inc.’s budget for the project is not to exceed $2500, with preference given to lowest cost/highest value proposals.