The draw for the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Round 1 will be held on Tuesday 12 December at 7pm at Media City UK.

The draw will be live streamed and there will be 48 teams in the draw for Round 1 this year.

Round 1 will be played over the weekend of 27/28 January 2018.

The Scottish representative will be Strathmore Silverbacks following their Caledonia Brewing Co. Grand Final win over Edinburgh Eagles.