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JCC Maccabi Games

About Maccabi

The JCC Maccabi Games® is an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in North America and is the second largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world. Athletes compete across 13 different sports featuring both team and individual events.  

The 2020 games will take place in San Diego from August 2 – 7. This year, boys and girls ages 13-16 from San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley will come together to form a joint Bay Area delegation.  

Registration Process

  • Fill out an online application. Applications do not guarantee a spot on a team.
  • Attend a tryout if required by the sport. (Some sports will require tryouts, some will not)
  • Team rosters will be finalized MAR 23. Registration and payment opens MAR 23

Tryouts for the games will take place in March. If your teen is interested in participating you can apply here, or email for more details.

Parent Information Nights

East Bay: THU, FEB 20, 6 PM at JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch

Tryouts: Only required for Boys Basketball and Baseball

Basketball- San Francisco: SUN, MAR 15, 6-9 PM at the JCCSF gymnasium 
Baseball- East Bay: SUN, MAR 22, 2:30-4:30 PM at Oceanview Field in Albany 

Cost: $2,200 | Financial Aid is available: click here to download the financial aid form.
Priority applications due: MON, MAR 2
Award notices to families: FRI, MAR 13
Award acceptance deadline: MON, MAR 23

Additional financial aid applications accepted on a rolling basis if funds are available.
To apply, complete this form and email it to

Maccabi Basketball Team

Team Sports

  • Baseball: 14U Boys, 16U Boys
  • Basketball: 14U Boys, 16U Boys, 16U Girls
  • Flag Football: 16U Boys
  • Soccer: 14U Boys, 16U Boys, 16U Girls
  • Volleyball: 16U Girls

Maccabi - Team Bay Area

Individual Sports: 14U-16U Boys & 14U-16U Girls

  • Bowling
  • Dance
  • Girls Swimming
  • Golf
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field

ArtsFest (ages 13-17)

  • Acting/Improv
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dance
  • Film
  • Musical Theater
  • Rock Band
  • Visual Arts
  • Vocal Music


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If your teen is interested in participating, email for more details.

For information on financial aid, click here.

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