This season’s Buildbase FA Trophy competition will kick-off in early October with the preliminary round and first round qualifying draws having been made.
The premier competition for clubs from Steps 1-4 of the National League System has attracted 276 entrants from across the country for its 2017-18 term.
- Preliminary Round: Saturday 8 October
- Winners receive £3000
- First round qualifying: Saturday 28 October
- Winners receive £3250
And 128 of those clubs will begin their campaign at the first stage of the competition, in the preliminary round on Saturday 8 October 2017.
From there, winners will progress to the first round qualifying which takes place three weeks later on Saturday 28 October.
You can also see the list of clubs accepted, our list of exemptions and the 2017-18 round dates for the Buildbase FA Trophy in the resources section below.