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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

Winter 2023 Tryouts:

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

The tryouts will be held on December 5-7, 2022 from 630pm to 8pm for:
3/4th graders (12/5)
5/6th graders (12/6)
7/8th graders (12/7)

Winter Season Information:

The season runs approximately December 2022 to mid-February 2023.   Practice starts in December and games start in January 2023. 

Games are approximately 30 minutes in duration.  Games are on Saturdays.  Each team gets at least eight games during the five (5) week season.

Teams:   Maximum number of players per team is 11

We expect to field:
Two (2) teams for the 3rd/4th grade division (2022-2023 school year)
Two (2) teams for the 5th/6th grade division (2022-2023 school year)
Two (2) teams for the 7th/8th grade division (2022-2023 school year)

Team Fees (for those selected for a team): Includes a custom uniform, practice times, and league fees.

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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