Join Team Tampa in the 2019 JCC Maccabi Games®
in Atlanta, Georgia from July 28 – August 2!

Since 1982, the JCC Maccabi Games and Artsfest have been providing Jewish teens, ages 12-16 (by July 31, 2019),with a life-shaping experience based on Jewish values and healthy competition. Teens also participate in Olympic-style Opening Ceremonies, a day of Tikkun Olam, as well as celebratory parties each night.


Informational Sessions:

JCC on the Cohn Campus: Monday January 14 @ 6 PM

Bryan Glazer Family JCC: Wednesday January 16 @ 6 PM


To RSVP for the informational session or if you are interested in hosting an additional information session with additional interested families please contact Laura Roberts at  or 813-769-4797.

The 2019 JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest location and dates will be posted soon!

Team Central Florida FAQ Page

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Jewish teens between the ages of 12-16 as of July 31, 2019 can participate

All athletes/artists must identify with being Jewish.

Yes, there are expenses such as registration fees, uniform costs, games cost, travel, trading pins, housing, meals and evening programs for this national program. For athletes, the cost will be $1800, limited scholarships are available.

Yes, all Maccabi athletes/artists will have the opportunity to fundraise and assist with the total cost of the games.

Team: Baseball (boys only), Basketball, Flag Football (boys only), Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (girls only)
Individual: Bowling, Dance, Golf, Swimming, Star Reporter, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track & Field

No, athletes/artists are only permitted to participate in 1 sport/art program. There are 2nd chance sports/activities once the team or individual’s medal advancement opportunities are done.

The host community arranges for housing for all athletes and artists throughout the week

The JCC Maccabi Games® are an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in North America and is the second largest organized sports program or Jewish teenagers in the world. Over 3,000 teens, ranging from 12 to 16 years of age, participate in the JCC Maccabi Games® each summer.

JCC Maccabi ArtsFest® is an arts experience for Jewish teens taking place annually during the summer from Sunday to Friday in selected communities throughout North America. The program features workshops, performances, and exhibits and incorporates community service, social activities, and themes of Jewish heritage, community, and Israel.

For more information about the 2019 Games or ArtsFest, please contact Laura Roberts at or call 813.769.4797.


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The JCC Maccabi Games is the best week of your summer.

JCC Maccabi ArtsFest

This Summer. One Week. Your Moment to Shine.

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