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JCC Maccabi Games

JCC Maccabi Games

macabbi games and teens

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

TEAM SPORTS

Boys Basketball 14U
Boys Basketball 16U
Girls Basketball 16U
Boys Baseball 14U
Boys Baseball 16U
Boys Soccer 16U
Boys Soccer 14U
Girls Soccer 16U
E-Sports 16U
Ice Hockey 16U
Girls Volleyball 16U

INDIVIDUAL SPORTS

Tennis
Table Tennis
Dance
Chess
Swimming

Artsfest

JCC Maccabi ArtsFest® is a collaborative, creative experience set in the context of a weeklong Jewish teenage festival, held each summer in conjunction with the JCC Maccabi Games.  ArtsFest offers the opportunity for teens to choose a specialty and partake in master’s classes with professional artists.  The program culminates in an exciting Final Showcase where each specialty either performs or displays their creations, to a crowd of Games participants, and invited guests.

SPECIALTIES

  • Acting/Improv
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dance
  • Musical Theater
  • Rock Band
  • Social Media Squad
  • Visual Arts
  • Vocal Music

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ELIGIBILITY

All athletes must:

  • Be between the ages of 13 and 16 as of July 31, 2021.
  • 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.

REGISTRATION PROCESS

JCC Maccabi Games

All athletes must fill out an application, and turn in with their deposit to reserve a spot.

FEES & PAYMENTS

  • The cost of participating with Team Springfield is as follows:
  • Members – TBA
  • General Public – TBA
  • Payment plan is available for all participants.

PAPERWORK

  • All paperwork is due by April 1, 2021.
  • Complete payment is due by June 15, 2021.
  • After this date, a late fee of $150 per late item will be assessed and your participation may be at risk.

FUNDRAISING & SCHOLARSHIPS

  • There are many opportunities to reduce the cost for participation in the JCC Maccabi Games.
  • Athletes can apply for a scholarship, if they are residents of Western Massachusetts (Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire counties) or Southern Vermont (Bennington and Windham counties), of up to $500 from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (if eligible).