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Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

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MARA COLTS - Flag Football League


Spring Registration is OPEN


Play in the most competitive spring flag football league in the area.   Cheerleaders at games!

Games Start: 03/16/2024

Games End: 5/19/2024

Game Day: Saturdays

Practices: One hour before the games - preseason practice times may be during the week

Who Can Play: Boys and Girls (Ages 6-14)

 
League:

Division** Ages Players per Team (max) On Field
Tiny Mite 6 - 7 12 6 v 6
Mitey Mite 8 - 9 12 6 v 6
Jr. Pee Wee 10 - 11 12 6 v 6
Pee Wee 12 - 14 12 6 v 6

 

Where: MARA

1200 S. Trade Street
Matthews, NC 28105


Cost: $200 per child and each child gets a personalized MARA Flag Football team uniform. 
Registration fee is non-refundable per MARA's Refund Policy

# Makeup games will be held on Friday evenings or Sunday afternoons. 

**Age divisions are based on the date of 3/15/24 (i.e., what age will child be on 03/15/24) with divisions ages adjusted as needed to balance the number of players per team and division.

Equipment: A deposit check in the amount of $175 will be required for a MARA issued football helmet.  The deposit check (uncashed) will be returned at the end of the season when the football helmet is returned to MARA. 

What:  Coed Flag Football League - 6 to 14 years of age ***, #, %

***MARA reserves the right to change player's division assignments based on the number of participates in each league to balance out team sizes***.

#Each team will play one night game under the lights!

%Practice and game times are subject to change


Practices and Games: Will be on Saturdays (typically) for about 2 hours. Games will typically be played between 12pm and 8pm (For night games).  We will set the practice and game schedules after registration is complete. 

Weather make ups:  We will try to make up any missed games on Friday evenings/Sunday Afternoons.

Player Requests:  Requests will be allowed - play with your friends!

Night games:  Each team will have one night game under the lights.  

Here are some key dates to know:

  • Late Fees Start - 02/28/2024
  • Registration Closes - 03/03/2024 or when all player slots are filled
  • Season starts - 03/16/2024
  • No games on March 30 - spring break


WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Team jersey - yours to keep!
  • MARA Colts Football Helmet
  • A flag belt and flags
  • Quality trained officials
  • Background checked and trained volunteer coaches
  • Night Games under the lights
  • A great time and EXPERIENCE!


Miscellaneous:

  • Games are played: Outdoors
  • Equipment sold at field: Mouth guard - $10.00
  • Food/Drinks:  Full Concessions available at main concession stand
  • Restrooms: Available on premises


Want to volunteer or coach?: We will be looking for volunteers to help this season – coaches, team parents and flag football committee members. Volunteers are vital to the success of the program.

All coaches are required to fill out the MARA volunteer form and must pass a background check (every calendar year).
  Click here to submit your information to volunteer


If you are interested in coaching or you are a coach from another league and are considering MARA for you and you players please email [email protected]

 

Not ready yet, but still have questions about MARA’s Flag Football program?

Email us for the fastest response -
[email protected]


 

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2024 Spring Flag Football

Refund Policy: Matthews Athletic and Recreation Association (MARA) incurs various league, medical, security, uniform, insurance, and administrative fees which are not refundable to the organization. Therefore, if you withdraw your player fifteen (15) days or more before the stated registration period closes for a sport, we will provide a refund of the total registration fee, LESS A $50 Admin Fee. Otherwise, we do not provide any refunds for a player withdrawing from the program

MARA Colts Fall Flag Football

Games Start: 3/16/2024
Games End: 5/19/2024
Game Day: Saturdays
Practices: On Saturday before the games (during the season)
Who Can Play: Boys and Girls (Ages 6-14) 
Where: MARA -1200 S Trade Street, Matthews, NC 28105
Cost: $200 per child
Equipment: A deposit check in the amount of $175 will be required for a MARA issued football helmet. The deposit check (uncashed) will be returned at the end of the season when the football helmet is returned to MARA.  

Not ready yet, but still have questions about MARA’s Flag Football program...Email us for the fastest response: [email protected]

 **Age divisions are based on the date of 3/15/2024 (i.e., what age will child be on 3/15/2024) with divisions ages adjusted, as needed, to balance the number of players per team and division.

Tiny Mite (TM)

Registration closes on 03/01/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 03/16/2024 to 05/26/2024
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$200.00

Mitey Mite (MM)

Registration closes on 03/01/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 03/16/2024 to 05/26/2024
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$0.00

Junior Pee Wee (JPW)

Registration closes on 03/01/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 03/16/2024 to 05/26/2024
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$200.00

Pee Wee (PW)

Registration closes on 03/01/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 03/16/2024 to 05/26/2024
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$0.00

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Contact

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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