The draw for the South Challenge cup took place last night and was the biggest senior cup draw since 1893/94 season with 161 clubs in the regionalized draw .Broxburn Athletic were in the South East pool and have been drawn away to Berwick Rangers in the second round after a bye in the first . The game is scheduled for Saturday the 16th of October and is a mouth watering tie to get .
The South Region Challenge cup was introduced in 2007 to replace the Scottish Qualifying cup which was scrapped when the Scottish cup became an all in draw . It is open to clubs from the Lowland League ,East of Scotland , South of Scotland and West of Scotland leagues and accounts for a total of 161 clubs .
To manage the cup better this season the first two rounds have been regionalised and split into four regions . The third round onwards (last 64) will be all in draw .
Further scheduled round dates are as follows 3rd rnd November 20th 2021 , 4th rnd February 5th 2022 , 5th rnd March 5th 2022 , quarter finals April 2nd 2022 , semi finals April 30th 2022 with the final scheduled for May 22nd 2022