The very long road to Wembley starts as early as August 6 - the same day as the Football League season.
While the full-time pros battle for three points, west London minnows hope to overcome the very first hurdle in a campaign that ends around the corner from most of our clubs on May 27.
In total, 736 teams will compete in the 14-round competition - the oldest existing and most famous domestic football competition in the world.
Here is the complete draw affecting west London clubs for the Extra-Preliminary round:
Abington United v AFC Hayes; Hayes & Yeading United v Hitchin Town; Crawley Green or Rothwell Corinthians v Uxbridge; London Tigers v Sun Sports; Binfield v North Greenford United; Aylesbury v Hanwell Town ; Cranfield United v Southall, Aylesbury vs Hanwell Town; Cranfield United v Southall; Longlevens v Bedfont & Feltham; Bedfont Sports v Windsor; Fairford v CB Hounslow United; Hanworth Villa v Knaphill.
The draw also for the Preliminary Round on August 20 affecting our clubs: London Tigers or Sun Sports v Northwood; Crawley Green or Rothwell Corinthians v Uxbridge Football club