Maccabi USA is seeking Jewish athletes, coaches and volunteers to represent the United States at the inaugural Maccabi Youth Games in Israel, which will be held next summer from July 22 to Aug. 1, when six days of competition will be followed by three days of touring based in Jerusalem.
The games will consist of U.S. teams for boys and girls born between 2002 and 2004 in basketball, Futsal, ice hockey, soccer and volleyball in cooperation with JCC Association, the JCC Maccabi Games, BBYO and Maccabi organizations around the world. The Organizing Committee will field a USA Team of more than 300 athletes, who will be part of approximately 1,200 participants from Australia, Canada, Great Britain, Israel and South Africa.
Maccabi USA builds Jewish pride through sports, generating the emotional intensity, high ideals and powerful camaraderie of competition, connecting athletes, volunteers and supporters with the global Jewish community.
To learn more about the sports offered, visit www.maccabiusa.com. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with the priority application consideration deadline on Dec. 1. For more information, contact Maccabi USA Program Director Shane Carr at 215-561-6900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.