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The JCC Maccabi Games® is a sports competition set in the context of a week-long Jewish teenage festival, held each summer in North America. It is the single largest annual gathering of Jewish teens outside of Israel and includes participants from all over the U.S., Israel, Canada, and many other countries.

Eligibility

All athletes must:

  • Be between the ages of 13 and 16 as of July 31, 2022.
  • Have at least one Jewish parent and identify as being Jewish on a year-round basis.
  • Reside in Western Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, or Hartford County.

2023 JCC Maccabi Games®

This year’s JCC Maccabi Games will bring Team Springfield to Israel (July 5 – 25, 2023 for ages 14 – 17) and Ft. Lauderdale, FL (August 6 – 11, 2023 for ages 12 – 16).

Want to learn more? Join us on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 6:30 PM to learn more about Team Springfield! Our 2023 JCC Maccabi Games® Kick-Off Meeting will be held in-person at the Springfield JCC. This event is free and pre-registration is required. To register, click here.

Israel Sports

Team Sports Include:

  • Basketball (17U Boys)
  • Baseball (15U Boys, 17U Boys, 17U Girls)
  • Flag Football (17U Boys, 17U Girls)
  • Ice Hockey (17U)
  • Soccer (17U Boys, 15 U Boys, 17U Girls)
  • Volleyball (17U Girls)

Individual Sports Include:

  • Dance (15U Boys, 17U Boys, 15U Girls, 17U Girls)
  • Swimming (15U Boys, 17U Boys, 5U Girls, 17U Girls)
  • Tennis (15U Boys, 17U Boys, 5U Girls, 17U Girls)
Ft. Lauderdale Sports

Team Sports Include:

  • Baseball (14U Boys, 16U Boys)
  • Basketball (14U Boys, 16U Boys, 14U Girls, 16U Girls)
  • 3×3 Basketball (14U Boys, 16U Boys)
  • Flag Football (16U Boys)
  • Ice Hockey (16U)
  • Lacrosse (16U Boys)
  • Soccer (14U Boys,16U Boys, 14U Girls,16U Girls)
  • Volleyball (16U Girls)

Individual Sports Include:

  • Dance (14U Boys, 16U Boys, 14U Girls, 16U Girls)
  • Swimming (14U Boys, 16U Boys, 14U Girls, 16U Girls)
  • Table Tennis (14U Boys, 16U Boys, 14U Girls, 16U Girls)
  • Tennis (14U Boys, 16U Boys, 14U Girls, 16U Girls)
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