Winter Games Information

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The Maccabi Winter Games will be held in Ruhpolding in Bavaria, Germany.

  • Alpine Skiing
    • Disciplines: Slalom, Parallel Slalom, Super G
  • Snowboarding
    • Disciplines: Parallel Slalom, Snowboard Cross, Slope Style
  • Cross Country Skiing
    • Disciplines: 10 km, Cross Country Sprint
  • Biathlon
    • Disciplines: 4×6 km Relay
  • Figure Skating
    • Disciplines: Freestyle, Pairs, Dance
  • Bavarian Curling
    • Disciplines: Single, Team Competition, Number Shooting
  • Snow Volleyball
    • Three players with maximum of one substitute

The competitions take place between January 2 – 9, 2022

Opening Ceremony will take place in an outdoors venue on January 2nd and will be approximately 90 minutes.

January 8th

There are opportunities for athletes and a variety of volunteer staff to join the team. Please start by completing the interest form for the Maccabi Winter Games.

Jewish athletes in the Open age level.

Maccabi USA also provides opportunities for accommodations managers, coaches, and medical team members.

All Jews by birth or Jews by choice are welcome to apply for a position as part of a MACCABI USA delegation.  Jews by choice may have been converted by Rabbis of any denomination. Jews by birth qualify if the following conditions are all met: One of their birth parents or adoptive parents is Jewish. They consider themselves to be Jewish. They do not identify as being a member of another religion. Other circumstances deserving of consideration will be determined by the Eligibility Committee.

USA team members must be a U.S. Citizen, hold a valid Green Card, or E2 Investment Visa

The selection process will vary by sport. After the application is submitted, you will be notified about the selection process by the chair and/or coach of your sport and team.

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Approximately 350 athletes from 15 countries.

Debbie Adams, General Chair

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