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Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

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MARA COLTS - Flag Football League

Our flag program has two (2) seasons:  Spring and Fall/Winter
- choose which season you want to play and learn more

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

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


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

: 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  

Practices and Games: Are on the same day (typically) for about 2 hours.  We will set the practice and game schedules after registration is complete.  


  • Team jersey - yours to keep!
  • A flag belt and flags
  • Quality trained officials
  • Background checked and trained volunteer coaches
  • Night Games under the lights
  • Football helmets for an authentic experience
  • A great time and EXPERIENCE!


  • 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

Pick your season to learn more Spring and Fall/Winter


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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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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