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Matthews Athletic and Recreation Association

Basketball 2017-2018 Information 

 

Basketball Sign-ups

Online Sign-ups:    September 1st 

Registration Closes:  November 2nd (Waitlist after this date).

                               

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

November 2nd: Registration closes*

November 5th: Girls' Skill Assessments    (Jay M Robinson Middle School - times shown on "Skills Assessment" page)

November 5th: Boys' Skill Assessments   (Crestdale Middle School - times shown on "Skills Assessment" page)

November 6th:  League Drafts

November 8th:  Practices begin/staggered start 

November 11th:  Co-Ed league Skills Assessments (Matthews Elementary at 10 am) 

December 2nd: Pre-Season Tournament

December 2nd: Regular Season games begin

February 10th:  Regular Season ends/Girls' tournament starts

February 17th & 18th: Boys' tournament / Girls' tournament 

February 25th:  MARA All-Star Games

 

 

All leagues are based upon age as of August 1, 2017

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 and Providence High Schools, 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. Girls' locations include Sun Valley MS and Waxhaw.

 

 

Registration will close on Saturday, November 2nd 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 11/02, registrants in that particular age group may be placed on a waitlist.

 

Basketball Fees

5-6 year old “AA” leagues are $185.

All other leagues are $230.