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Matthews Athletic and Recreation Association

Basketball 2018-2019 Information 

 

Basketball Sign-ups

Online Sign-ups:    October 1st 

Registration Closes:  November 10th (Waitlist after this date).

                               

Calendar of Events (for Boys' A-D/Girls' A-C leagues)

November 10th: Registration closes (Boys D and Girls C will remain open until the end of Middle School try-outs)

Nov 13th thru 14th: Boys' Skill Assessments   (Crestdale Middle School - times shown on "Skills Assessment" page)

Nov 14th-16th:  League Drafts for Boys

Nov 17th:  Practices start for Boys

Nov 17th: Girls' Skill Assessments and Team Assignments

Nov 17th:  Co-Ed league Skills Assessments (Matthews Elementary) 

Dec 8th: Regular Season games begin

February 2nd:  Regular Season ends

February 9th & 16th weekend: Boys' tournament / Girls' tournament

February 23rd & 24th:  MARA All-Star Games

March 23rd:  MARA at the Hornets Game: Charlotte Hornets vs Boston Celtics - On Court pre-game activities for MARA.

 

All leagues are based upon age as of August 1, 2018

Boys - Eligible Participants

  • “AA” League - Player ages 5 & 6  - Co-Ed
  • “A” League - Player ages 7 & 8 
  • “B” League - Player ages 9 & 10 
  • “C” League - Player ages 11 & 12 
  • “D” League - Player ages 13 -15 

 

Girls - Eligible Participants

  • “AA” League - Player ages 5 & 6  - Co-Ed
  • “A” League - Player ages 7 & 8 
  • “B” League - Player ages 9 & 10 
  • “C” League - Player ages 11 - 13 

 

Practices are held during the week and on Saturdays/Sundays at Butler, Crestdale, Jay M Robinson, South Charlotte, McClintock Middle Schools and Elizabeth Lane and Matthews Elementary Schools. Game locations could also include Porter Ridge Middle/High School and Mint Hill Middle School.

 

Registration will close on Saturday, November 10th at 11:59 pm*

* At that point, all registrants will be placed on a waitlist with no guarantee of placement. Additionally, if a league (age group) reaches capacity before 11/04, registrants in that particular age group may be placed on a waitlist.

 

Basketball Fees

5-6 year old “AA” leagues are $125.

All other leagues are $230.