Broughty Athletic, recent winners of the GA Engineering Cup 2016/17, begin their campaign to retain the cup next season against Tayport, the team who they beat 5-1 at Tannadice Park at the end of May in the final, in a preliminary round tie.

The winners of this game will go on to play Brechin Vics in the first round of the competition. A date will be announced in due course for the fixture.