Diocesan Faithful and Friends Are Invited To Attend Annual Bowling Tournament

AMBRIDGE, PA -- [National ACRY] Plans are in the works for the Annual Metropolitan Orestes Memorial Bowling Tournament, sponsored by the National ACRY which will take place next month in Pittsburgh, PA over Memorial Day Holiday weekend (May 24-27, 2013)  

Diocesan faithful and friends are cordially invited by members of St. John The Baptist Orthodox Church of Ambridge PA, ACRY Chapter, to spend an enjoyable weekend of bowling, Christian Fellowship and worship. All are welcome and need not be ACRY members to take part. Those who do not wish to bowl are also invited to attend as there are pleanty of sites to see and family-friendly activites to keep every member of the family entertained.

All are invited to come meet our new Bishop, His Grace, Bishop Gregory who plans to be in attendance the entire weekend!

Register today!   All pertinent information is provided below!

Download Weekend Schedule (PDF Format)

Download Driving Directions (PDF Format)

Hotel Reservations

Lodging has been arranged at the Holiday Inn Pittsburgh Airport, 8256 University Blvd, Coraopolis, PA 15108.  King and double rooms are avilabel at the rate of $92.00 per night plus local and state taxes.  This rate is effective from Thursday May 23- Sunday May 26.

Reservations may be made on-line at  www.holidayinn.com/pitairport or by phone at 412-631-1342

Be sure to mention the group code - "ACR"

Reservations must be made by May 1 to guarantee special room rate and availability.

Meal Reservations

The Meal package includes breakfast and lunch at Paradise Lanes on Saturday, Bufet Dinner on Saturday evening, Breakfast Buffett on Sunday following the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy and the Grand Banquet with a choice of beeef terderloin, chicken romano or salmon. 


Seniors $98.00  Juniors: $90:00  Children (5-12 ): $48.00 Ages 4 and under: Free National Senior Officers: $70.00 

All bowlers MUST purchase a meal package.

Meal Reservation Deadline:  May 1, 2013

Download Meal Reservation Forms (PDF Format)

Bowling Information 

Bowling events will be held at the Paradise Island Bowl, 7601 Grand Ave., Neville Island, PA 15225, approximately 15 minutes from the hotel. 

Events include:

Senior:  men and women teams, men and women singles, mixed doubles.
Junior:  boys and girls doubles, boys and girls singles, mixed doubles.


Sat AM -  Senior Team, Junior Doubles
Sat Afternoon - Senior Doubles, Senior Mixed Doubles, Junior Mixed Doubles
Sun Afternoon - Senior and Junior Singles

ACRY averages will be used or 160 for men and 140 for women for those without an established average.

Note: Anyone is welcome to bowl, need not be ACRY members.  However all bowlers must purchase meal package.

Download Bowling Forms (PDF Format)  which includes pricing information. 

Please note:  Adults are asked to use the Junior boys and girls doubles forms for Senior men's and women's doubles - indicating on the form Seniors. 

Deadline to Register For Bowling: May 1, 2013

Parental Consent Form

Junior ACRY members and those attending the tournament ages 8-18 must return a signed parental consent form to the National Senior ACRY Vice-President, Rachel Pribish prior to arriving in order to attend, bowl or participate in any weekend activity.

Download Parental Consent Form (PDF Format)

Program Book Advertisements, Patrons and Memorials

In order to memorialize the Bowling Tournament and to help offset the costs of the event, a program book is being put together.  All churches, chapters and members are asked to support this publication by sponsoring an advertisment

Full Page Advertisement: $85.00
Half Page Advertisement: $50.00
Quarter Page: $30.00
Memorial Listing: $10.00
Patron: $5.00

Download Advertisement Forms (PDF Format)

Deadline For Program Book Submissions: April 24, 2013 

Golf Outing

On Friday May 24, 2013, A golf outing will be held at Shadow Lakes Golf Course, 2000 Beaver lakes Blvd., Aliquippa, PA 15001, approximately 15 minutes from the hotel, with the tee time of 9:00 am.


$65.00 - Includes golf, cart and lunch.

Download Golf Registration Form (PDF Format)

Registration Deadline: May 1, 2013.

Sunday Hierarchical Liturgy

Sunday Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will be held at St. John's Orthodox Church, 450 Glenwood Dr., Ambridge, PA, 15001 at 9:00 am

Directions will be available and reservations for bus transportation from the hotel can be made at the Bowling Tournament registration table on Friday May 24, 2013.

Outreach Project

As has become our custom at all National Events, the Ambridge Chapter will be taking a collection for the local food bank, "Center of Hope".  All participants are kindly asked to bring canned or pre-packaged food items for donation.  A collection point will be in the main lobby of the hotel.

Further Information/Questions

For further information or assistance do not hesitate to contact the Bowling Tournament Committee Chairman, Barb Coe at barbnharry@comcast.net or phone - 724-375-5384