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Maccabi Games

MACCABI GAMES

Be a part of something that’s larger than life with the JCC Maccabi Games! The annual event allows athletes to not only compete but also express their Jewish pride.

2023 MACCABI GAMES

Ages: 12-17 years
The Maccabi Games offer a unique social, cultural, and life-shaping experience. They serve a larger purpose than athletic competition — they promote community involvement, teamwork, and pride in being Jewish. This Olympic-style experience offers sports competitions, opening and closing ceremonies, community service, events, and the opportunity for teens to create connections, friendships, and memories that will last a lifetime!

The 2023 Maccabi Games will be taking place in Israel, July 5-25, and Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the David Posnack JCC, August 6-11. We will be sending athletes to both locations. If you are interested in trying out for our teams, please fill out our form here. Sports offered at the games include baseball, basketball, flag football, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, and volleyball.

Athletes will attend meetings, practices, and team events before and during the Maccabi event. Please note, if the athlete attends sleep away camp, they will be required to leave camp to attend the Maccabi Games from start to finish.

2023 MACCABI GAMES INTEREST FORM

BOYS BASKETBALL 16U TRYOUTS
Ages: 12-16 years (as of July 31, 2023)
At Sid Jacobson JCC
Sunday, February 5
12:45-2pm
Register

GIRLS 14U BASKETBALL TRYOUTS
Ages: 12-14 years (as of July 31, 2023)
At Sid Jacobson JCC
Sunday, February 5
12:15-12:45pm
Register


2023 MINI + JUNIOR MACCABI GAMES

Ages: 9-12 years
The Mid-Atlantic Games are for Jewish athletes ages 9-12 years. The 2023 Games will take place in Baltimore, Maryland through the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, on Sunday, May 7. Sports offered include basketball for both boys and girls, soccer for both boys and girls, and swimming.

If you are interested in joining one of our Mini + Junior Maccabi Teams, click here to fill out our form and we will provide you with more information about tryouts and the games!

2023 MINI + JUNIOR MACCAB GAMES INTEREST FORM

TRYOUT SCHEDULE

JUNIOR BOYS BASKETBALL
Ages: 10-12 years (as of April 30, 2023)
At Sid Jacobson JCC
Sunday, February 5
11am-12:15pm
Register
We are in the process of building a Mini Boys Basketball team, ages 9-10, for the competition. If you are interested in joining that team, please come to one of the above tryout dates. 

If you are interested in trying out for boys or girls soccer and girls basketball, email maccabi@sjjcc.org for more information.

Maccabi Games Information

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Events

Junior Maccabi Boys Basketball Tryouts

Sun, Feb 05, 2023

11:00am - 12:30pm

Maccabi Boys + Girls Basketball Tryouts

Sun, Feb 05, 2023

12:45pm - 2:00pm