The Maccabi Youth Games are being hosted
by Maccabi World Union in Israel

July 23 - August 1, 2018

The Committee involved in the planning includes representatives from Maccabi Australia, Maccabi Canada, Maccabi USA, Maccabi Great Britain, Maccabi South Africa & Maccabi Israel.The Maccabi Youth Games scheduled to take place for the first time during the summer of 2018.  From July 23 thru August 2, 2018, 1000 Jewish teens’ ages 14-16 from the Diaspora will compete in an Olympic-style sporting competition along with 200 Israeli teens and participate in cultural and social programs for 10 days. Criteria to participate: must be born during 2002-2004.

The opening ceremony and all sport competition will take place in Haifa and the closing ceremony will take place in Jerusalem.  In between, there will be touring and activities in various cities including Haifa, & Tel Aviv for the teens to enjoy.

Sports played at the games

  • Baseball (Boys)
  • Basketball (Boys/Girls)
  • Dance (Boys/Girls)
  • Football (Boys/Girls)
  • Futsal (Boys)
  • Netball (Girls)
  • Rugby 7’s (Boys)
  • Softball (Girls)
  • Volleyball (Boys/Girls)

8 countries participating so far: ARGENTINA, BRAZIL, CANADA, GREAT BRITAIN, HOLLAND, ISRAEL, SOUTH AFRICA, UNITED STATES


SPORT REGULATIONS

Basketball Regulations

Football Regulations

Futsal Regulations

Netball Regulations