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Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

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2022 Important Dates & Information
 

**Please note that some dates are tentative**

 

 
  • May 11 - Online registration opens

  • July 1 - No refunds given after this date  

  • July 25 - Regular Registration closes

  • July 29-31 - DICK’s Sporting Goods shop weekend

  •  July 31  - Coaches make contact to welcome their players

  • July 31  - Uniform Fitting and Equipment Fitted and Issued  - 400 to 730 pm (near main concession stand)

    • Tiny Mites - 400 pm

    • Mitey Mites - 430 pm

    • 9U - 500 pm

    • 11U - 530 pm

    • 13U - 700 pm

  • July 31  - Paperwork Collection - 400pm to 730 pm (near main concession stand)**

  • July 31  - Practice Pants Sale - All pants $10 (cash or check - no cards)** 

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

  • August 1 - Paperwork Collection (make up day) - 2nd floor of red brick building (Only complete packages will be accepted) 

  •  August 1  - 11U team assessments  (Players must have completed all paperwork to participate) - 630 pm - 830 pm - On main football field

  • August 2  - 11U team - player draft and player notification/team assignment will happen after the draft

  • August 7  - Uniform Fitting and Equipment Fitted and Issued (make up day)  - 500 to 600 pm (near main concession stand) -  Players who have shoulder pads must bring them 

  • August 7  - Equipment Adjustments (near main concession stand) - Time: 500 to 600pm (near main concession stand)

  •  August 7  - Paperwork Collection Day (Make Up Day) Time: 500 to 600pm (near main concession stand)

  •  August 8 - Affidavits Due

  • August 13 - Team Book Check  (Uptown Charlotte )

  •  August 14  - Uniform Fitting, Equipment Fitted and Issued (make up day)  - 500 to 600 pm (near main concession stand) -  Players who have shoulder pads must bring them 

  •  August 14  - Equipment Adjustments (near main concession stand) - Time: 500 to 600pm (near main concession stand)

  •  August 14  - Paperwork Collection Day (Make Up Day) Time: 500 to 600pm (near main concession stand)

  • August 20 - 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 27 - 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 5 - Labor Day

  • October  29 - Optimist Bowl (End of Regular Season)

  •  November 5 - Playoffs (Round 1)

  • November 12 - Playoffs (Round 2)

  • November 19/21 - Regional Championships  

#Late fee applies

*# teams can have byes

%All paperwork must be turned before equipment is issued

 
 


 

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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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