2018 National ACRY Bowling Tournament - May 25-28, 2018

This coming Memorial Day weekend, May 25-28, 2018,  the 70th National A.C.R.Y. Metropolitan Orestes Memorial Bowling Tournament will take place in Perth Amboy, NJ hosted by Jr. ACRY Chapter #45. Come join them for an enjoyable weekend of bowling, Christian Fellowship and worship in Perth Amboy, NJ. All are welcome and need not be ACRY members to participate!

Sign up today!   All pertinent information is provided below!

View Welcome/Informational letter from the 2018 Tournament Committee 

Hotel Reservations

Our headquarters will be the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel. The hotel is only about 5 minutes from bowling and 15 minutes from the church. It is right off of Route 9 for easy travel to all events.

RENAISSANCE Woodbridge Hotel
515 US Highway 1 South Iselin, NJ 08830

Room Rates: $129/night/standard room, $149/night/suite (limited number). Rate is extended three days prior & after event. Rate lock expires on Monday, April 30.

Be advised that the hotel is already near capacity with other groups that weekend. Do not wait to book your room as they expect a full house.

You can make your reservations in one of 2 ways:

1. Call the hotel for reservations at 877-901-2082
2. Click Here  to make an on-line reservation.

Deadline To Make Reservations at special rate:  Monday April 30, 2018  ( Make Reservations Early,  Hotel WILL be sold out early)


Meal Information

Friday Night - Hospitality Room at the Renaissance

After checking in at the hotel & registration , join us for some food after your journey.

Saturday Morning Breakfast - on your own

Saturday Lunch - Bountiful buffet at the bowling alley. There is also a large selection from the restaurant/snack bar as well (at additional cost).

Saturday Dinner - 80’s Prom at the Renaissance.

Sunday Breakfast Buffet - Following Divine Liturgy at St. John the Baptist Church Hall.

Grand Banquet Sunday Evening - The Grand Banquet & Awards Dinner will be held at the Renaissance.
Meal Choices are: French Chicken, Braised Short Ribs & Vegetarian.

Meal Ticket Prices

Seniors 18 + $120

Juniors 13-17 (Incl High School Seniors) - $110.00

Children 6-12 - $75

Download Meal Registration Form (PDF Format)

Completed meal Package Reservation Form along with Checks payable to “JR ACRY CHAPTER #45” should be returned, postmarked no later than FRIDAY May 4, 2018 to:

2018 ACRY Bowling Tournament
145 Broad Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

Bowling Information 

ll Bowling events will be held at MAJESTIC LANES,  525 Route 9 North,  Perth Amboy, NJ 08861* www.majesticbowling.com

Seniors are individuals 18 years of age or older. Juniors are between the ages of 8 and 18. Bumper bowling is free and open to anyone under the age of 8. Each senior and junior event is $14.00 per bowler and includes 3 games and shoe rental. If anyone would like to bowl but are unable to form a team or doubles combo, the host chapter will help pair participants.

Events include:

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


Sat AM - Senior Team, Junior Mixed Doubles, Pre-Junior Bumper
Sat Afternoon - Senior Doubles, Senior Mixed Doubles, Junior Doubles
Sun Afternoon - Senior and Junior 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 have sanctioned this tournament so that if a sanctioned bowler has that awesome game or series, it can  be reported to the bowling congress.

Bowling Forms

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


Senior Team (Men's OR Women's)
Senior Doubles - Men, Women or Mixed
Senior Singles - Men or Women


Junior Doubles - Boys, Girls or Mixed
Junior Singles - Boys or Girls


Bumper Bowling- Boys and Girls

All bowling entries  must be mailed with payment no later than May 4th to:

70th National ACRY Bowling Tournament

St. John the Baptist Church
145 Broad Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

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, Angela Sudik, prior to arriving in order to attend, bowl or participate in any weekend activity.

Download Form  (PDF Format)

Program Book Advertisements, Patrons and Memorials

Everyone is encouraged to participate in the Bowling Tournament  Commemorative Booklet,  whether or not you can  attend. The booklet provides an opportunity to extend good wishes to those in attendance and promote upcoming events. It will be printed and distributed to bowlers and guests  when they arrive.

Ad prices are Full-page $100.00, Half Page $65.00, Quarter Page $40.00, Patrons for $10.00, Boosters for $5.00 and Memorial listings for $5.00. Please consider doing so to show your support for this important Diocesan institution.

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

It is preferred that ad copy be sent via email to fmchendorain@gmail.com with “BT AD COPY” in subject.  A confirmation of receipt will be sent.

Parameters: Ads should be sent as Word/Pages documents, 8.5”x11’’ page size. Graphics should be included in layout and sent as an attachment as well. PDFs are acceptable and will be used as is with no alteration. Please select “BEST” quality when saving and sending.

70th National ACRY Bowling Tournament Booklet
St. John the Baptist Church
145 Broad Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

Download Ad Booklet Forms (PDF Format)

Deadline For Program Book Submissions: May 4, 2018 (IN HAND)

Sunday Hierarchical Liturgy

Pentecost Sunday Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will be held at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, followed by a Sunday breakfast buffet in the church hall.

We will have floral arrangements at the church for Sunday’s Divine Liturgy as well as at the Sunday Evening Banquet. If you would like to make a donation towards the cost of the floral donations in memory of or for the health of someone, please contact us.

Further Information/Questions

Please contact Fr. Michael Chendorain at (732) 826-4442 or  fmchendorain@gmail.com  with any questions and he will be happy to assist you.

All forms and information are available online at the following sites:  www.facebook.com/2018ACRYBT/ & www.acry.org

Please be sure to check the Facebook site for updates and teasers as we get closer to the weekend’s events.

There are plenty of things going on!