Scottish Challenge Cup gets new sponsorship deal

The draw for the first round of the Challenge Cup will take place on Wednesday afternoon.

And the tournament has a new sponsor; Petrofac Training Services.

The opening two rounds of the competition are regionalised, with first-round ties scheduled for the weekend of 26 July.

The 30 Championship, League One and League Two clubs will be joined by Highland League champions Brora Rangers and Lowland League winners Spartans.

Raith Rovers are the current holders, while relegated Hibs and Hearts will be entering for the first time.

North Section:

Alloa Athletic

Arbroath

Brechin City

Brora Rangers

Cowdenbeath

Dunfermline Athletic

East Fife

East Stirlingshire

Elgin City

Falkirk

Forfar Athletic

Montrose

Peterhead

Raith Rovers

Stenhousemuir

Stirling Albion

South Section:

Airdrieonians

Albion Rovers

Annan Athletic

Ayr United

Berwick Rangers

Clyde

Dumbarton

Heart of Midlothian

Hibernian

Livingston

Morton

Queen of the South

Queen's Park

Rangers

Spartans

Stranraer

Petrofac Training Cup 2014/15:

First round - 26 July

Second round - 19/20 August

Quarter-finals - 6 September

Semi-finals - 12 October

Final - 5 April