At the NCFA AGM, cup holders Thurso were drawn away to Halkirk United and at home to Invergordon in the other tournament. See full draw below.
Football Times Cup draw, 2022/23 – First round:
Halkirk United v Thurso; Alness United v St Duthus; Golspie Sutherland v Inverness Athletic.
Halkirk United or Thurso v Alness United or St Duthus; Golspie or Inverness Athletic v Clachnacuddin “A”; Invergordon v Bonar Bridge; Loch Ness v Nairn County “A”.
North Caledonian Cup draw, 2022/23 – First round:
Bonar Bridge v Golspie Sutherland; Clachnacuddin “A” v Nairn County “A”; Thurso v Invergordon.
Bonar Bridge or Golspie v Halkirk United; Clach “A” or Nairn “A” v Alness United; Thurso or Invergordon v Inverness Athletic; St Duthus v Loch Ness.