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Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

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2021 Important Dates & Information

**Please note that some dates are tentative**

 

 
  • April 21 - Online registration opens

  • July 15 - No refunds given after this date (if season is cancelled - refunds will be provided)

  • July 25 - Regular Registration closes

  •  July 30  - Coaches make contact to welcome their players

  • August 1  - Equipment Fitted and Issued  - 400 to 700 pm (near main concession stand)

    • Tiny Mites - 400 pm

    • Mitey Mites - 430 pm

    • Junior Pee Wee - 500 pm

    • Pee Wee - 545 pm

    • Junior Varsity - 630 pm

  • August 1  - Paperwork Collection - 415 to 700 pm (near main concession stand)**

  • August 1  - Practice Pants Sale - All pants $10 (cash or check - no cards)** 

  • August 2  - 1st Practice for all players (Players must have completed all paperwork to participate) - 630 pm - 830 pm

  •  August 5  - Uniform fitting for all players (Players must bring shoulder pads to practice) - 600 pm to 800 pm

  • August 8  - Equipment Fitted and Issued (make up day)  - 400 to 600 pm (near main concession stand)

  • August 8  - Equipment Adjustments (near main concession stand)

  •  August 8  - Practice Jerseys given to players and coaches

  • August 8  - Uniform fitting for all players (Make up day - Players must bring shoulder pads for uniform fitting) - 600 pm to 800 pm

  • August 17 - Team Book Check  (Location to be determined )

  • August 21 - Jamboree
     **MANDATORY** Pop Warner Football Jamboree at MARA Colts Football

    This is the official certification weigh-in for Pop Warner and Player ID cards are issued. There will also be a scrimmage for each team. This is a mandatory event. If your player is unable to attend, please contact your coach ASAP.

  • August 21 - Preseason Classic

  • August 28 - 1st game

    • We will post schedules on the MARA Colts Football website as soon as they become available.
    • You may also check the schedule at www.popwarnerlittlepanthers.org.
    • In the past, the Executive Board has generally released the full schedule for the first several weeks of the season prior to the first game. After this period, schedules are determined based on the results of each prior week's games and are announced on Tuesday or Wednesday.
  • September 6 - Labor Day

  • October  30 - Optimist Bowl (End of Regular Season)

  •  November 6 - Playoffs (Round 1)

  • November 13 - Playoffs (Round 2)

  • November 19/21 - Regional Championships (Hosted by Little Panthers) 

#Late fee applies

*# teams can have byes

%All paperwork must be turned before equipment is issued

 **Tentative Date

 

 

 

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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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