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JCC Maccabi Games® - Team Philadelphia

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About the Games

The JCC Maccabi Games® are a week-long international sporting event for Jewish athletes’ held each year in North America. The experience includes opening ceremony, intense competitions, community service mitzvah projects, fun evening events, home hospitality and down time activities. Team Philadelphia, one of the largest delegations participating in the Games each year, is comprised of athletes from all over the Philadelphia area and its suburbs. Athletes must try out for a position on a team.

Eligibility
Tryouts are open to Jewish teens that are 13 and not yet 17 by July 31 the year they are competing.

Location
The sport you play determines which city you will go to. Milwaukee:  August 2-7 and Ft Lauderdale: Aug 9-14

What’s Included
The Games fee includes all transportation/airfare, luggage fees, opening ceremony outfit, trading pins, trading t-shirts, housing, all meals, competition, all evening events. Additional fees include: Competition uniform, souvenirs, spending money.

Fees & Travel
Tryout fee is $20 in advance and $25 at the door.  Games fee is $2200 for both Milwaukee and Ft Lauderdale.  The Games fee is all inclusive for the week of the Games.

Scholarships
Scholarships are available based on financial need. It is our goal that no eligible athlete will be left behind due to financial hardship. Call Marti Berk for applications after the child has made the team; 610.896.7770 x125. Apps must be received by March 30, 2015. Athletes also have the opportunity to fund raise to help reduce costs.

 

 TRYOUTS HAVE BEGUN!  Click here to visit the tryouts schedule and download a tryout application TODAY!


 

Team Philadelphia Contacts

For more information contact: maccabi@phillyjcc.com

Marti Berk, Delegation Head
mberk@phillyjcc.com or 610-896-7770 x125