Three Ballarat and District Soccer Association clubs launch their Football Federation Australia Cup campaigns on Saturday.
North United, Forest Rangers and Warrnambool Rangers each contest round one matches.
North United plays Glei Eira on the Morshead Park stadium pitch at 2pm.
Forest Rangers take on Myrtleford Savoy on a Morshead Park synthetic pitch at 5.30pm
Warrnambool meets Tullarmarine away.
Ballarat SC enters the prized knockout competition in round two against Deakin University at Trekardo Park on Saturday, February 16.
Sebastopol Vikings’ state league side and Ballarat City FC join the fixture down the track.