MARS Cheer - General Information



This is a fun, recreational league with no formal tryouts or requirements!


MARS Cheer is open to all 2nd through 7th graders in Adams & Middlesex Townships, or Mars & Valencia Boroughs.

The Cheer Squads are divided into:

  • Rockets - 2nd & 3rd grade
  • Astros - 4th & 5th grade
  • Martians - 6th & 7th grade

Additional notes:

  • The number of cheer squads per level follows the number of football teams. Age groups may be split into multiple teams as necessary.
  • Availability is based upon previous participation and first come, first serve - so signup early!
  • Squad size may vary based on participation rates, but general size is between 35-40 participants.

When & Where

Cheer Practices

  • Team practices begin in late July.
  • Before the school year begins, practices are Monday through Thursday, 6-8pm.
  • Once school is in session, most teams practice 1-2 days per week.
  • Practices are limited to not more than 6 hours per week, 2 hours per day.
  • Days and times are at the discretion of the coaches.
  • Practice location could include Mars Borough (Marburger) Field,
  • Middlesex Park, or Adams Township Park.
  • As we get closer to practice, a detailed schedule will be provided.


  • Games are scheduled on Saturday or Sunday and typically run 2 1/2 hours long.
  • Game times starts can range from 9am - 8pm.
  • Regular season games start mid-August and run through mid-October.
  • Three week playoff schedule with the Super Bowl in late October!
  • The MARS home games are played at either the Mars Athletic
  • Complex (MAC) or the Mars Borough (Marburger) Field.
    Away games are at the home team's local field.