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Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

MARA COLTS FOOTBALL, Football, Touchdown, Field

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MARA COLTS - Flag Football League

Fall registration is closed



Games Start: 9/18/2020

Games End: 11/7/2020

Game Day: Friday/Saturdays

Practices: One hour before the games

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



Division** Ages Players per Team (max) On Field
Tiny Mite 6 - 7 10 5 v 5
Mitey Mite 8 - 9 10 5 v 5
Jr. Pee Wee 10 - 11 10 5 v 5
Pee Wee 12 - 14 10 5 v 5


Where: MARA

1200 S. Trade Street

Matthews, NC 28105

Cost: $135 per child  and each child gets a MARA Flag Football Team t-shirt. Registration fee is non-refundable after 8/24/2020


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

**Age divisions are based on the date of 9/15/20 (i.e., what age will child be on 9/15/20) with divisions ages adjusted as needed to balance the number of players per team and division.

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 Friday/Saturdays (typically) for about 2 hours.  We will set the practice and game schedules after registration is complete.  

Weather make ups:  We will make up any missed games on Friday evenings or Sunday afternoons.

Night games:  Each team will have one night game under the lights.  Night games will be either on Friday or Saturday nights.


  • Team jersey - yours to keep!
  • A flag belt and flags
  • A 7 week season - includes playoffs
  • Quality trained officials
  • Background checked and trained volunteer coaches
  • Night Games under the lights
  • Cheerleaders at the games
  • A great time and EXPERIENCE!



  • Games are played: Outdoors
  • Equipment sold at field: Mouth guard - $7.00
  • 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?

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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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