Maccabi USA is Seeking Jewish Tennis Players to apply for Team USA at the 19th World Maccabiah Games taking place in Israel, July 2013. The Games will consist of over 35 sports, lasting 14 days with 7000+ athletes from over 60 countries. The World Maccabiah Games are the third largest international sporting competition in the world and the world's largest international Jewish event.
Tennis Divisions offered:
- Juniors Tennis Men's and Women's, born 1995-98
- Open Tennis Men's and Women's, ages 18+
- Masters Tennis Men's and Women's, ages 35+, multiple age categories
- Grand Masters Men's Tennis, ages 65+, multiple age categories
The Maccabiah is more than an international sporting competition; it is a celebration of Jewish culture, unity and pride. Israel Connect, Maccabi USA's unique cultural and educational program, takes place for seven days prior to the start of the Games. All Open, Youth and Juniors athletes participate in the program where they have the opportunity to tour historical and religious sites, take part in cultural identity seminars and become B'nai Mitzvah, all while bonding with each other. Maccabi USA uses Sports to build Jewish Pride.
LIGHT THE FIRE WITHIN… Apply today and show your commitment to Israel and Jews everywhere while competing with and against the best Jewish athletes in the world!