League Cup winners Cockhill Celtic will face Letterkenny Rovers and Swilly Rovers in the group stages of the competition this season.
The draw was made on Tuesday night for the competition with six teams taking part in two groups of three.
Group A - Swilly Rovers, Letterkeny Rovers & Cockhill Celtic
Group B- Bonagee United, Fanad United & Derry City.
Matches in the Donegal News League Cup groups are normally played before the league programme gets underway.
The new USL season is scheduled to start towards the end of August.