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Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

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Matthews Elite 7V7

Matthews Elite Colts

7v7 Spring

Join the stampede to the best youth 7v7 football program in the Carolinas!

The Matthews Elite Colts is an 7V7 organization that believes that players will get better on the field by dedication, practice, and off season training. 

What is 7V7?  Check out this link for a good explanation

Spring 2023 Tryouts:

Tryouts will be held at MARA on the main football field.

The tryouts will be held on February 11, 2023

10U* - 12 to 130pm
12U* - 145 to 315pm
13/14U* - 330 to 5pm

*Age determined as of June 1, 2023 - what age is the player on this date?

Spring Season Information:

The season runs approximately March 1 to May 22, 2023.   Practice starts in February 2023. 
Games are approximately 50 minutes in duration.  Games are on Sunday afternoons/evenings.  The regular season is eight (8) games.  There are two (2) tournaments included in the regular season along with a tournament in Rock Hill, SC.  Additionally,  we have the the opportunity to play in up to three (3) additional **optional tournaments**.  **Optional tournaments have an additional cost that is not included in the registration fee.**

Games are scheduled for the following:
March 12, 19, 26
April 16, 23, 30

Regular season tournaments dates:
March 4-5
May 5-6

Optional tournament dates:
April 1-2
May 13
May 20-21

Teams:   Maximum number of players per team is 15

Team Fees (for those selected for a team): $355

Includes practice times, league fees, and a custom uniform

Games are against teams from all over the southeast US as we participate in a regional 7V7 league!

Please Note:  7v7 and flag football are two (2) different sports that are played on two (2) different days.  Players are allowed to play both flag and 7v7 and many players do!

Questions??? Please see for more information

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Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association
Kathy Duncan MARA Administrator, PO Box 1023
Matthews, North Carolina 28106

Phone: 704-847-0752
Email: [email protected]

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