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Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

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Please read the following information carefully


Due to the amount of paperwork involved with Pop Warner it is very important that you take time to read the bullet points below to make sure all required documents are completed completely and correctly (signed and legible).   

All paperwork will be collected during one of our onsite registrations.  You can find all of these under the forms tab fill them out print & sign.


  • Pop Warner Participant Contract and Parental Consent Form*
  • Pop Warner Physical Fitness and Medical History Form*
  • Parent and Player Code of Ethics*
  • Parent/Coach Communication Plan*
  • 2021/2022 Full Year Report Card*
  • Copy of the Player's Birth Certificate*#
  • Equipment Deposit Check $175.00 (we hold it as a security deposit)*

*These forms must be submitted by July 25, 2022.

# A copy of the birth certificate can be used to register your child.  However, if your child's team makes the playoffs a certified copy is required or your child is ineligible

Registration Fee:
Fee is $310.00 to play. There may be a late fee for registrations after July 15.  The fees include the use of a helmet, game day pants, and jersey.  Player will be required to provide practice pants, cleats, and a mouth piece (need two and they must be colored).

Pop Warner Physicals:
A Pop Warner physical is required for each player.   You may choose to use your own physician.  Please note the 2022 Pop Warner Physical form MUST be signed by your physician, as Pop Warner only accepts their forms. Pop Warner requires that the physical be completed during the 2022 calendar year.

Financial Aid Available:
Contact [email protected] for more information

Refund Policy:
After July 1 - NO REFUNDS will be given 

Important Dates:
Dates that you need to know

Middle School Football Policy:
Interested in Middle School Football

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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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