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JCC Maccabi Games® and ArtsFest®

The JCC Maccabi Games® and ArtsFest® offer Jewish teenagers (ages 13–17 years) an unforgettable opportunity to participate in a worldwide Jewish event.

Since 1982, each summer the Games bring over 6,000 Jewish teens together to compete in a variety of sporting events and arts showcases.

But the JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest is much more than just an athletic and art competition. The Games and ArtsFest offer Jewish teens a rich opportunity to make lifelong friendships. The Games and ArtsFest promote community involvement, teamwork, and Jewish pride.


Maccabi Games® & Artsfest® 2018

Orange County, CA

Sunday, August 5 – Friday, August 10, 2018

Join nearly 2,500 Jewish athletes and artists as they compete in the annual JCC Maccabi Games® (ages 13 – 17 years) and JCC Maccabi Artsfest®, taking place in Orange County, California this summer. They provide a unique experience for Jewish teens to unite with other Jewish teens from around the world.

Compete in the games as an athlete or participate in Artsfest in one of the art specialties. All Maccabi participants also enjoy social events and a day devoted to social action.

Sports Include:

Baseball • Basketball • Dance • Flag Football • Lacrosse • Soccer • Softball • Swimming • Table Tennis • Tennis • Track & Field • Volleyball

Art Specialties Include:

Acting/Improv • Culinary Arts • Dance • Musical Theater • Rock Band • Star Reporter (Sports Journalism) • Visual Arts • Vocal Performance/Glee

Registration for the 2018 Maccabi Games is now closed. If you are interested in learning more about the 2019 Maccabi Games, please contact Nicole Cruz at ncruz@pjcc.org or 650.378.2776.

Check Out Highlights from Last Year’s Maccabi Games in Miami!

For more information please contact Nicole Cruz, Delegation Head, at ncruz@pjcc.org or Tzachi Flat, Assistant Delegation Head, at zflat@paloaltojcc.org.