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Welcome to MARA Little League Junior and Senior Divisions (13-16) and Babe Ruth 18U Division (17-18)

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


Charlie Thomson
[email protected]
262-893-7030

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/program, we will provide a refund of the total registration fee, LESS A $50 Processing Fee.  Otherwise, we do not provide any refunds for a player withdrawing from the program.


Babe Ruth 18U Division (17-18)

A great opportunity for 17- and 18-year-olds to continue to play the game they love.  Games against both Little League and Babe Ruth opponents ensure robust competition.


Babe Ruth 18U Commissioner




Mike Kafka
[email protected]
980-269-4200

Little League Information

MARA Little League Baseball (13-16)


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.

⌂ 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 $330; 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 Thomson 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 Thomson. 

“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 Charlie Thomson at [email protected] with any questions.

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Field Directory

Locations

Arthur Goodman Park

1200 S Trade Street Matthews North Carolina United States 28105

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Field 1 Connolly Orthodontics

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Field 2 Johnson Volvo Cars Charlotte

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Field 4 Elevation Church

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Field 5 Harris Teeter

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Field 7

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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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Practice Field 2

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Field 10

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Crown Point Elementary School

3335 Sam Newell Road Matthews North Carolina United States 28105

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Poplin Elementary

5627 Poplin Road Indian Trail North Carolina United States 28079

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Matthews Elementary

200 East McDowell Street Matthews North Carolina United States 28105

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Court 1

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Lansdowne Elementary

6400 Prett Court Charlotte North Carolina United States 28270

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Community House Middle School

9500 Community House Road Charlotte North Carolina United States 28277

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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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