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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.

Team Sports Include:

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Flag Football
  • Ice Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball (Girls Only)

Individual Sports Include:

  • Dance
  • ESports (Gaming)
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis

Registration, Fees, and Payments

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

The cost of participating with Team Springfield for the 2022 JCC Maccabi Games® will be $2,000 (J Member) and $2,200 (General Public).

Payment plans are available for all participants.

Paperwork Deadlines

  • Paperwork and online registration are due by April 15, 2022
  • Complete payment is due by June 15, 2022
  • After this date, a late fee of $150 per late item will be assessed and your participation may be at risk.

Scholarships

If athletes are residents of Western Massachusetts (Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire counties), or Southern Vermont (Bennington and Windham counties), they can apply for a scholarship of up to $500 from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (if eligible).

Want more information? Contact Betsy Bertuzzi our Delegation Head