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2021 Tackle Football

MARA is one of 14 associations participating in the Pop Warner Little Panthers League in the greater Charlotte area.  

We anticipate practices to begin in August and games to begin in September, as they have in previous seasons.  We are waiting to hear from the Pop Warner regional office as to the particulars surrounding the upcoming season.

There are five age/weight divisions of play:

Tiny-Mites is the youngest level of football that we offer.  Ages range from 5 to 7 years old and weight between 35-80 pounds.

Mitey-Mites are instructional teams for 7-8 year olds weighing 45-105 pounds.

Junior Pee Wees are for 8-9-10 year olds weighing 60-120 pounds. (older/Lighter - Age 11 up to 100lbs)*

Pee Wees are for 9-11 year olds weighting 75-135 pounds (Old/Lighter - Ages 12 up to 115lbs)*

Jr. Varisty is for 10-12 year olds weighing 90-160 pounds (Age 13 up to 140lbs)*

*Jr.Pee Wee, Pee Wee and Jr. Varsity divisions have an older but lighter category for players who are one year older than the maximum age, but who weigh 20 pounds or more less than the maximum weight for the division.

Mitey-Mite

Registration closes on 08/02/2021 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 08/01/2021 to 11/14/2021
$310.00

Tiny-Mite

Registration closes on 08/02/2021 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 08/01/2021 to 11/14/2021
$310.00

2021 Fall Softball

2021 Fall Softball Registration 

Here are some important dates and information for the upcoming season
 July 1st – Registration opens for all divisions; 6U and up.August 11th –

Registration for 8U, 10U, 13U and 18U closesAugust 14th – Assessments for 8U, 10U, 13U and 18U. Please make every attempt to be there. If you cannot attend let the softball commissioner know. Times for each division

TBD.August 15th – 8U and up draft; teams formedAugust 16th – Practices begin this week for 8U and up divisionsAugust 22nd – Challenge Teams tryouts; participating divisions to be announced closer to this date for 8U and up
.September 1st – Registration for 6U closesSeptember 4th – 6U teams are formedSeptember 6th – 6U practices will begin this weekSeptember 11th – Softball
Opening Day for 8U and up divisionsSeptember 24th – 6U Softball games begin Challenge Tournaments will be held on September 19th and October 10th. For those unfamiliar, Challenge is a team formed through players participating in the rec program to allow for additional competitive play through more practices and tournaments. It is a try out and selection process. More to come on Challenge as we get closer to assessments.

 Practice and Game schedules will remain the same as prior seasons:6U: Friday and Saturday (some Monday’s)8U and 18U: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday10U and 13U: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Fall 2021 U6 Softball

Registration closes on 09/01/2021 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 09/11/2021 to 11/07/2021
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$125.00

Fall 2021 U10 Softball

Registration closes on 08/11/2021 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 08/11/2021 to 11/07/2021
$225.00

Fall 2021 U18 Softball

Registration closes on 08/11/2021 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 08/11/2021 to 11/07/2021
$235.00

2021 Fall Baseball

Registration for 2021 Fall Baseball Ages 4-18
For Players ages 4-12 is the age your child will be as of  4/30/2022

Assessments for ages 6-12 will be Saturday August 21st (Times TBD)
Assessments for 13-18 TBD

Opening Day Saturday September 11th (For 4-12)
Opening Day for 13-18 TBD

Babe Ruth 17-18
Babe Ruth baseball at the 18U level is highly competitive. Accordingly, please expect tryouts in late August and be advised that being registered for the program does not guarantee a spot on the team. Any monies paid will be fully and promptly refunded in the event a registrant is not placed on a team.



T-Ball 4-5

Registration closes on 08/17/2021 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 09/11/2021 to 10/31/2021
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$150.00

AA & AAA Machine Pitch 6-8

Registration closes on 08/17/2021 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 09/11/2021 to 10/31/2021
$240.00

Minor League 9-10

Registration closes on 08/17/2021 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 09/11/2021 to 10/31/2021
$275.00

Major League 11-12

Registration closes on 08/17/2021 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 09/11/2021 to 10/31/2021
$275.00

Junior League 13-14

Registration closes on 08/20/2021 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 09/11/2021 to 10/31/2021
$285.00

Senior Division 15-16

Registration closes on 08/20/2021 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 09/11/2021 to 10/31/2021
$285.00

Babe Ruth 17-18

Registration closes on 09/03/2021 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 09/11/2021 to 11/07/2021
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$285.00

2021 MARA Baseball Next Step Camp

For T-ball players moving up to Machine Pitch AA League.
 The camp will be August 16-20 starting at 5:30 pm and ending at 7:00 pm. Camp will be held on Field 7 & 8. Just check with one of the coaches and they will direct you to the correct field. Questions please contact Luca Reyner @
[email protected]

2021 Next Step Camp

Registration closes on 08/10/2021 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 08/16/2021 to 08/20/2021
$55.00

2021 Fall/Winter Flag Football

MARA Colts Fall/Winter Flag Football

Games Start: 11/07/2021
Games End: 12/19/2021
Game Day: Sundays
Practices: On Sundays 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: $165 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 11/1/2021 (i.e., what age will child be on 11/1/2021) with divisions ages adjusted, as needed, to balance the number of players per team and division.

Junior Pee Wee (JPW)

Registration closes on 10/24/2021 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 11/07/2021 to 12/20/2021
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$165.00

Mitey Mite (MM)

Registration closes on 10/24/2021 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 11/07/2021 to 12/20/2021
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$165.00

Pee Wee (PW)

Registration closes on 10/24/2021 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 11/07/2021 to 12/20/2021
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$165.00

Tiny Mite (TM)

Registration closes on 10/24/2021 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 11/07/2021 to 12/20/2021
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$165.00

2021 Next Generation Baseball Camps

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2021 Spring Bambino Buddy-Baseball

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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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