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Welcome to MARA Little League Junior and Senior Divisions (13-16)

Little League Junior and Senior Divisions (13-16)

Players age 13-16 get the complete baseball experience with runners leading, pitchers picking off runners, and a regulation field with 90 feet between bases and a distance of 60 feet 6 inches from the pitching rubber to home plate.

Little League Commissioner




Mike Kafka
[email protected]
980-269-4200

 

Little League Fall 2020 Dates and Other Information

MARA Little League Baseball (13-16)

***REGISTRATION CLOSED***

MARA is proud to offer competitive baseball through programs for ages 13-16 (participating in the Junior and Senior Divisions of Little League).  Parents and players continually seek out programs at this age level, and MARA is committed to offering a robust playing environment.

⌂ For the spring 2021 rec. season, any player born after August 31, 2004 is eligible.  Teams are formed for ages 13 and 14 (Junior League) and 15 and 16 (Senior League).  Players born prior to September 1, 2006 will participate in the Senior Division.

⌂ The spring regular season will run from approximately March 27 into June.    We will have numerous open workouts and practices leading up to Opening Day.  Here are the details—

♦ February 13 – First open workout (need not be registered).  Seniors Division: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Juniors Division: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

♦ February 21 (Sunday) – Second open workout (need not be registered).  Seniors Division: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Juniors Division: 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.  CANCELED DUE TO WET FIELD CONDITIONS; RESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25

♦ February 25 (Thursday) – Open workout (need not be registered).   Junior and Senior Divisions: 5:30 - 8:00 P.M.

♦ February 27 – Open workout (need not be registered).  Senior Division: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Junior Division: 12:30 - 2:30 P.M.  RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 2

♦ March 2 (Tuesday) – Open workouts (need not be registered).  Junior and Senior Divisions: 5:45 - 8:00 P.M.

March 6 – Final open workout.  Seniors Division: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Juniors Division: 12:30 - 2:30 P.M.

♦ March 13 – Mandatory Juniors and Seniors Division assessments: Senior Division: 10:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. | Junior Division: 12:30 - 2:30 P.M.

♦ March 14 – Junior and Senior Division drafts

♦ March 15 – Team practices start

⌂ As is tradition, we will again have an all-MARA tournament on a weekend sometime in the middle of the season.

⌂ All communications from MARA will occur via e-mail to the addresses listed in the MARA registration system.  Please be sure to  include the e-mail addresses of all individuals who desire information about the program throughout the season.

⌂ Cost is $285 (same as last season); players will receive a jersey and cap.

⌂ Any parent interested in coaching should both signal on the registration form and drop a note to Commissioner Kafka at the e-mail  address listed above and below.  We are always looking for motivated head and assistant coaches who have a passion for  baseball and are dedicated to youth sports and player development.

⌂ Residency Requirements: Little League operates under strict residency requirements.  If 1) you are not a resident of Matthews, or  2) your child does not attend school in Matthews, or 3) you do not live OR attend school in the allowable Charlotte / Stallings /  Indian Trail “surrounding area” as defined below, please contact Commissioner Kafka. 

“Surrounding area” is defined as anywhere within these borders (full map can be provided if needed for precision): To the north:  must be west of Route 74 / south of Sardis Rd. North and McAlpine Creek and east of Providence Rd.  To the west: while staying  south of Route 51, must be east of Rea Rd., east of Elm Rd. and east of Blakeney Heath Rd.  To the south: must be north of  Ardrey Kell Rd. and the Six Mile Creek/county line.  If to the east of Highway 74, anywhere within the following area: Stallings  Road NE to I-485, I-485 NE to Idlewild Road, Idlewild Road NW to Margaret Wallace Road., Margaret Wallace Road SW to  Highway 74, Highway 74 S to Sardis Road North.  Also, you can be east of old Monroe Rd. and west of Route 74 all the way south  to N. Rocky River Rd.

⌂ Bat Requirements: Junior Division – Any bat stamped “USA Baseball” or “BBCOR”; Senior Division – BBCOR bats only.

⌂ Please contact Mike Kafka at [email protected] with any questions.

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Arthur Goodman Park

1200 S Trade Street Matthews North Carolina United States 28105

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Field 1 Milwaukee Tool

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Field 2 Volvo Cars Charlotte

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Field 4 Elevation Church

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Field 5 Harris Teeter

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Field 8 Woodplay of the Carolinas

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Field 9 Elevation Church

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Field 12 Star Orthodontics

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Field 13 Harris Teeter

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Main Football Field

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Practice Field 1

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MARA Colts Flag Football

1200 South Trade Street Matthews North Carolina United States 28105

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Flag Football Field #1

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Flag Football Field #3

The main football field is closed on 9/25

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Sedgefield Middle School

2700 Dorchester Place Charlotte North Carolina United States 28209

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Field 1

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Huntersville Athletic Park

11720 Verhoeff Drive Huntersville North Carolina United States 28078

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Mint Hill Athletic Association

9700 Brief Road Charlotte North Carolina United States 28227

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Field 1

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Steele Creek Athletic Association

13530 Choate Circle Charlotte North Carolina United States 28273

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Field 1

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Weddington Optimist Park

5211 Weddington Road Matthews North Carolina United States 28104

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Main Field

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Independence Park

1600 Park Drive Charlotte North Carolina United States 28204

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Field 1

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Crews Road Rec Center

1201 Crews Rd Matthews North Carolina United States 28105

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Field 1

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Brace Family YMCA

3127 Weddington Road Matthews North Carolina United States 28104

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Porter Ridge Athletic Association

6701 Indian Trail Fairview Road Indian Trail North Carolina United States 28079

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Porter Ridge

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Waxhaw Athletic Association

1101 Old Providence Road Waxhaw North Carolina United States 28173

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South Char Rec Asc

3800 Rea Road Charlotte North Carolina United States 28226

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OP8

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Jack Hughes Park

513 Main Street Pineville North Carolina United States 28134

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Field 1

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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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