The FFA Cup 2018 kicks off in Northern Territory on March 27th 2018. The thrill and excitement of the 'Magic of the Cup' will begin with the clash of two teams Casuarina FC and Mindil Aces. The knock out competition goes on until 5th June 2018, which is Darwin final oF the Cup. The winner of Darwin Meets the Winner of Alice Springs on Sports Minister's Cup later on that Month.

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.