FORRES Mechanics have drawn SPL Inverness Caley Thistle in the AJG Parcels North of Scotland Cup draw.
The draw took place at the Tulloch Caledonian Stadium.
The tie is a repeat of last season’s cup final, which Inverness won 4-3 at Mosset Park.
The game will again be played at the Mechanics' home park.
Lossiemouth will be heading to Fort William twice in the space of a week as Kevin Walker starts his term as manager with an away tie.
Rothes will host Nairn County in the other match.
The first round ties will take place between July 28 and August 1.
The full draw is:
Golspie Sutherland v Brora Rangers; Halkirk United v Wick Academy
Bye: Clachnacuddin, Thurso
Rothes v Nairn County
Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Forres Mechanics (at Mosset Park)
Fort William v Lossiemouth
Bye: Strathspey Thistle
Thurso v Golspie Sutherland or Brora Rangers
Clachnacuddin v Wick Academy or Halkirk United
Strathspey Thistle v Inverness Caley Thistle or Forres Mechanics
Rothes or Nairn County v Fort William or Lossiemouth