JCC Maccabi Games

JCC Maccabi Games®

JCC Maccabi Games 2024 are heading to Detroit and Houston!

Detroit: July 26 – August 2, 2024 | Houston: August 2 – 9, 2024

The JCC Maccabi Games are an international athletic competition and Jewish identity-building experience for Jewish teenagers across the globe with Games held every summer in two host city locations. Athletes must be 12–16 years of age on or before July 31, 2024 to participate.

The impact of being a JCC Maccabi Games Team J Los Angeles Athlete

90%

of athletes were more likely to participate in a Jewish program or activity following the games

100%

of participants formed a new friendship as a result of the Games

95%

said as a result of participating they felt increased pride in being Jewish

Baseball
Basketball
Ice Hockey
Girls Volleyball
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Table Tennis
Tennis
Dance

Interested in participating as
a Maccabi Athlete?

J Los Angeles teens participate in a pre-Games Shabbat experience weekend followed by five days of athletic competition and social events with teens from around the world. The JCC Maccabi Games is the largest annual gathering of Jewish teens in the world and has now influenced over 130,000 Jewish youth globally with over 6,000 from Los Angeles.

The J Los Angeles delegation invites teens throughout Los Angeles to try out for summer 2024.

  • Athletes must be 12 -16 years of age on or before July 31, 2024 in order to participate.
  • All athletes must have current medical insurance and be up to date on all age-appropriate vaccines per the American Academy of Pediatrics.


Not a teen athlete? Are you a coach, community member, school athletic director, or club team looking to get involved or partner with us?

For questions or more information, contact Ari Cohen, Director of Experiential Learning and Maccabi Delegation Head, at acohen@thejla.org or 323-556-5214.

Complete the interest form for 2024 below!

COMPLETE FORM

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