Ross County and Invergordon in North of Scotland Cup draw
Holders Ross County have been given a bye in the first round of the North of Scotland Cup.
The Staggies will start the defence of the trophy in the quarter finals of the competition when they visit either Strathspey Thistle or Clachnacuddin.
North Caledonian League outfit Invergordon travel to Caithness to take on Wick Academy in the first round. Two years ago, Invergordon caused a major shock when they defeated Wick on penalties at Harmsworth Park.
Ross County beat Inverness Caledonian Thistle 3-2 in the 2018 final at Grant Street Park in Inverness.
First Round - Wednesday, July 31
Fort William v Nairn County
Forres Mechanics v Elgin City
Lossiemouth v Inverness Caledonian Thistle
Rothes Bye to quarter finals.
Golspie Sutherland v Brora Rangers
Wick Academy v Invergordon
Strathspey Thistle v Clachnacuddin
Ross County Bye to quarter finals.
Quarter Finals – Wednesday, August 21
Lossiemouth/Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Forres Mechanics/Elgin City
Rothes v Fort William/Narn County
Golspie Sutherland/Brora Rangers v Wick Academy/Invergordon
Strathspey Thistle/Clachnacuddin v Ross County
Semi Finals – Wednesday, September 4:
Lossiemouth/ICT/Elgin/Forres v Strathspey/Clach/Ross County
Golspie/Brora/Wick/Invergordon v Rothes/Fort William/Nairn
Final – Saturday, October 5 or Sunday, October 6.