The winner of Sports Minister's Cup will enter into Round of 32 to play with the teams of other states.
The Draw of Darwin was held on Thursday, 12th March 2017 at CDU Waterfront Campus with the presence of all club's representatives and media.CEO of Football Federation Bruce Stalder, Office Manager Paula DaCosta in support of Kitty Xia conducted Live draw in front of the audiences.
The outcome of the draw is on FFA Cup Official Website, via http://websites.sportstg.com/comp_info.cgi?a=ROUND&c=1-10664-0-487772-0&pool=1
The draw for Alice Springs has been conducted, where they will start from 9th of May with the clash of Vikings and Verdi on the opener match on Wednesday Night. This year NT side has a new Team Darwin Hearts FC, who only participate in DIV1 competition on Darwin.