JCC Maccabi Games
JCC Maccabi Games® - Team Philadelphia
Austin, TX: July 28 - August 2 • Orange Co, CA: August 4-9
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.
Tryouts are open to Jewish teens that are 13 and not yet 17 by July 31, 2013.
The sport you play determines which city you will go to. See tryouts schedule for a list of which sports travel to which cities.
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 fees are: Austin, $2400 and Orange Co $2600.
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 April 30, 2013. Athletes also have the opportunity to fundraise to help reduce costs.
Austin, TX: July 28-Aug 2
Boys Soccer (Boys 13-14)
Boys Basketball (Boys 15-16)
Dance (Coed 13-16)
Swimming (Coed 13-16)
Orange Co, CA: Aug. 4-9
Girls Basketball (Girls 13-16)
Boys Soccer (Boys 15-16)
Girls Soccer (Girls 13-16)
Boys Lacrosse (Boys 13-16)
In-Line Hockey (Boys 13-16)
Baseball (Boys 13-14)
Girls Softball (Girls 13-16)
Tennis (Coed 13-16)
Track & Field (Coed 13-16)
Team Philadelphia Information
For more information contact:
Beth Segal, Delegation Head
firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-896-7770 x102
Marti Berk, Delegation Head
email@example.com or 610-896-7770 x125
Byron Fersner, Maccabi Administrative Asst
firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-896-7770 x107