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JCC Maccabi Games Boys' Basketball Tryout

Date: January 1, 2016Time: 12:00 pm
Location:  Show map JCC of Central NJ
1391 Martine Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ

The Maccabi Experience is an experience of a lifetime!


The JCC Maccabi Games are weeklong Olympic-style sports events that celebrate sportsmanship, athletic competition and community service in the largest gathering of Jewish teens in North America.  Over 6,500 teens, ages 13-16 from around the world participate. 

The JCC of Central NJ  will participate in the 2016 Maccabi Games & ArtsFest in Stamford, CT from Sunday, August 7 - Friday, August 12.

We will be selecting players for a variety of sports and artists.  Athletes must be between the ages of 13-16 as of July 31.  Team selections will be made in early February, and deposits must be made by Tuesday, March 8. 
Price: $1500, Member Price: $1300 ($500 deposit is required by Tuesday, March 8, 2016 to hold your spot.  Registration fee balance is due by Friday, April 8, 2016.

The JCC Junior Maccabi Games

The Mid-Atlantic JCC Junior Maccabi Games will be held in Cherry Hill, NJ on May 15, 2016 are a great way to preview and enjoy the Maccabi Experience.  Jewish teens, ages 10-12 as of May 1, 2016, from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland compete.


Boys' Soccer, Girls' Soccer, Boys' Basketball, Girls' Basketball, Flag Football, Swimming, Tennis, Gaga, Table Tennis, Track

Junior Maccabi and Maccabi Tryout Dates

Boys' Soccer
Sunday, January 24 • 12:00 p.m.

Boys' Basketball
Sunday, February 21 • 12:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 28 • 12:00 p.m.

Co-ed Swimming
Monday, January 11 • 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 31 • 5:30 p.m.
or by appointment, email barracudas@jccnj.org
**Returning Maccabi/Jr. Maccabi swimmers MUST RSVP to Coach Laura by Monday, February 1

Price: $175, Member Price: $125
Athletes must pay in full by March 8

Volunteer coaches are needed for the Games.  Please contact Kimberly Koza if you are interested in coaching one of our teams. 

Kimberly Koza, Delegation Head: kkoza@jccnj.org
Laura Bransky, Swim Coach: barracudas@jccnj.org

Maccabi Arts Fest

Maccabi ArtsFest will also take place in Stamford, CT from Sunday, August 7 to Friday, August 12. 

2016 Arts Fest Specialties

  • Acting/Improv
  • Culinary
  • Musical Theater
  • Rock Band
  • Star Reporter
  • Visual Arts
  • Vocal Performance

ArtsFest auditions must be completed online by Feb 1. (Spots do fill up, so do this ASAP if you are interested!)
Online auditions and RSVP to Kim Koza (kkoza@jccnj.org) by Feb 1 if interested in Artsfest!  

Be sure to visit www.jccmaccabigames.org for updates and the full rundown!