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JCC Maccabi Games - Team Philly


JCC Maccabi Games® - Team Philadelphia

Cherry Hill:  August 10-15

Philadelphia will be taking the following sports to Cherry Hill:
Girls Basketball, Boys Lacrosse, Girls Lacrosse, U16 Boys Soccer, Tennis and Track & Field

Detroit:  August 17-22

Philadelphia will be taking the following sports to Detroit:
U16 Baseball,  U14 Baseball, U16 Boys Basketball, U14 Boys Basketball, U14 Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Girls Softball, In-Line Hockey, Swimming, Tennis, Golf and Dance  (Girls Volleyball is also available if there is enough interest)

Team Philly Spirit Wear

Every year, Team Philly produces some coveted gear for the games. Gear ranges from hoodies to pins to gear bags and whatever we can dream up. Check out this year's gear and order your favorite stuff for 2014.

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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.

Tryouts are open to Jewish teens that are 13 and not yet 17 by July 31, 2014.

The sport you play determines which city you will go to. See tryouts schedule for a list of which sports travel to which cities.

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 fees are: Cherry Hill, $1650 and Detroit $1950.

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, 2014. Athletes also have the opportunity to fundraise to help reduce costs.



Team Philadelphia Contacts

For more information contact:

Marti Berk, Delegation Head or 610-896-7770 x125

Byron Fersner, Maccabi Administrative Asst or 610-896-7770 x107