2019 National ACRY Bowling Tournament - May 24-27, 2019

This coming Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27, 2019, ACRY Chapter #25 is pleased to host the 71st National ACRY Metropolitan Orestes Memorial Bowling Tournament, which will take place In Gaithersburg, Maryland.  Bowling, Christian Fellowship and worship at The Church of the Holy Resurrection in Potomac will all be integral parts of the Weekend.  There will even be a few surprises. 

Sign up soon! Take the SLOW out of Slovak! There is an earlier hotel reservation deadline this year (April 15, 2019).  There are several events scheduled at the hotel this weekend and it WILL sell out. 

You can find all pertinent information below:

Hotel Reservations

Bowling Tournament central will be the Holiday Inn, Gaithersburg.  The hotel is about two miles off of Interstate 270 and a mile from the Bowling Alley.  It is about a 20 minute drive to Holy Resurrection Church for Sunday’s church service.

Holiday Inn Gaithersburg
2 Montgomery Village Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Room Rates:   $129.00 per night (two queen beds or king bed).  This rate is being offered for May 23rd and May 27th, for those who want to take advantage of the Washington, DC area.  This rate will expire on April 15, 2019.  After this date, you may not be able to secure a room. 

Reservations can be made two ways (we will NOT be able to secure the rooms through the church):

Call 1-800-805-9865 (reservations line) or 301-948-8900 (Holiday Inn Gaithersburg direct line) with the code:  HRB 

Make an on-line reservations by clicking here:   

Meal Information

Friday Night:  Hospitality Room at The Holiday Inn, featuring the famous Holy Resurrection Pirohi and Halushki.  Other ethnic goodies will be available too. 

Saturday Lunch at the Bowling Alley:  Assorted cold cuts and a salad bar.  This will be hosted by ACRY Chapter # 25 for all in attendance.  You will need to let us know if you will be eating with us.  There are also several options at the snack bar (self pay). 

Saturday Dinner:  We will have an Italian Buffet, along with a kid friendly meal for the 12 and under crowd.  Plus…the long-awaited return of MINUTE TO WIN IT

Sunday Breakfast Buffet: At the Holiday Inn after Divine Liturgy at Holy Resurrection Church. 

Grand Awards Banquet:  At the Holiday Inn.  Meal Choices are Beef, Chicken or Fish.  Gluten free and vegetarian options are available for those who have these dietary needs.   A kid friendly meal as well.

Meal Package Prices

Seniors:               $125.00
Juniors:                $100.00
Age 6-12:             $65.00

Download Meal Reservation Form Detailed (EXCEL FORMAT)
Download Meal Reservation Form Detailed (PDF Format)
Download Meal Reservation Summary Form (PDF Format)

Completed meal package reservation form, along with checks payable to “2019 ACRY Bowling Tournament” should be returned postmarked no later than: Wednesday May 1, 2019 to:

2019 ACRY Bowling Tournament
c/o George Dahulich
5107 Woodmere Drive Apt #103
Centreville, VA 20120

Bowling Information 

All Bowling events will be held at: 

1101 Clopper Road Gaithersburg, MD 20878. 

The Alley is a mere 1 ½ miles from the Holiday Inn.  Senior (18 and older) and Junior (8 to 18) events will be on Saturday and Sunday.  There will also be bumper bowling for the Pre-Juniors.  Events will be $16.00 per bowler per event.  Each event is three games and include bowling shoes for those who require them (bowling shoes MUST be worn on the alleys).  Those wanting to bowl who are unable to form a team or doubles combo, let us know and we will try to connect participants. 

Events scheduled for this weekend:

 Senior: Men and Women Teams, Men and Women Singles, Men and Women Doubles, Mixed Doubles.
Junior: Boys and Girls Singles, Boys and Girls Doubles, Mixed Doubles.
Pre-Junior: Bumper Bowling

Tentative Schedule:

 Sat Morning - Senior Team, Junior Doubles, Pre-Junior Bumper
Sat Afternoon - Senior Doubles, Senior Mixed Doubles, Junior Singles
Sun Afternoon – Senior singles, Pre-Junior Bumper

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

Note: Anyone is welcome to bowl, need not be ACRY members.  However, bowlers must purchase all meals on the day they bowl.

Trophies will be awarded on the night of each event at the dinner. Also to note, we are working to have this tournament sanctioned, so that if a sanctioned bowler has that great game or series, it can be reported to the bowling congress.

All bowling entries must be mailed with payment no later than May 1st to:

2019 National ACRY Bowling Tournament
c/o George Dahulich
5107 Woodmere Drive Apt #103
Centreville, VA 20120

Bowling Forms

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

Parental Consent Form - Coming Soon

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

Download Form (PDF Format)

Please send all completed form to Sarah Lavra: sarahlavra@gmail.com

Program Book Advertisements, Patrons and Memorials

In conjunction with the Convention, a commemorative booklet is being compiled. We are seeking donations in the form of advertisements, patrons and boosters.  Additionally, we will have an “In Memoriam” section to honor the memory of loved ones.  The respective costs are as follows:

Full Page Advertisement…. $100.00
Half Page Advertisement…. $75.00
Quarter Page Advertisement…. $50.00 
Patrons/Boosters…. $10.00/$5.00 
In Memoriam…. $10.00

Photographs may be included in full/half page ads. They should be scanned at the highest resolution and put into a jpeg format.

Download Ad Booklet Forms Here. (PDF Format)

Deadline for all submissions is May 1, 2019

 Please send ad copy via email to: dahulichg@cox.net, with “BT ad” in the subject line

Please send Booklet Payment to:

2019 National ACRY Bowling Tournament
c/o George Dahulich
5107 Woodmere Drive Apt #103
Centreville, VA 20120

Sunday Hierarchical Liturgy 

Sunday Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will be held at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, followed by a Sunday breakfast buffet in the Hotel. 


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Tournament Co-Chairs:                                

Tim Dzubak 
703.863.5599 (Cell)

Nick Dzubak
301.418.2126 (Cell)

Contact Nick or Tim with any questions you may have
George Dahulich
  5107 Woodmere Drive Apt #103
Centreville, VA 20120

George is in charge of all things forms and payments! Please send meal plans/payments-Bowling forms/payments-
ad forms/payments here.