A total of 418 clubs from across England will enter the Vitality Women's FA Cup during the 2021-22 season.
The list of accepted clubs and round exemptions from the new campaign have been released, along with the prize fund and round dates for the competition.
We can also confirm that with the increased number of teams who have entered the 2021-22 Vitality Women’s FA Cup, and the upward movement of clubs in the Women’s Football Pyramid, the competition will commence on Sunday 12 September 2021 with the first qualifying round. There will be no preliminary rounds in this season’s competition.
The first two draws for the Cup will be revealed on Friday 13 August 2021 and the new season competition rules will be released prior to the start of the campaign.