Scottish Challenge Cup
FIFA Region


The 2019-2020 Tunnock's Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup (SCOCUP3) is the 3rd most prestigious football club tournament in Scotland. All thirty teams from SCO2, SCO3 and SCO4 and only the SCO1 U-21 will be participating. This year's tournament will also include teams from England, Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Wales. The final will be held on 29 March 2020. Ross County FC (SCO2) is the defending SCOCUP3 champion.

All rounds/matches are "Knockout" matches. If a match is still tied after regulation time, no extra time periods are played, the teams go directly to a penalty shoot-out.

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Leagues Pyramid - Scotland

Abbrev League # Teams
SCO1 Ladbrokes Premiership 12
SCO2 Ladbrokes Championship 10
SCO3 Ladbrokes League One 10
SCO4 Ladbrokes League Two 10

Competition Structure

Stage# TeamsNew Teams Entering This RoundTeams From Previous RoundFormat
1st Round247th-10th place SCO4 teams, 1st-4th place Highland Football League teams, 1st-4th place Lowland Football League teams, 12 SCO1 U21 teamsNone12 Knockout matches
2nd Round2810 SCO3 teams, 1st-6th place SCO4 teams12 winners from 1st Round14 Knockout matches
3rd Round3210 SCO2 teams, 2nd and 3rd place NIFL Premiership teams, 1st and 2nd place Welsh Premier League (WAL1) teams, 4th and 6th place League of Ireland Premier Division (IRL1) teams, 2nd and 4th place National League (ENG5) teams14 winners from 1st Round16 Knockout matches
Round of 1616None16 winners from 3rd Round8 Knockout matches
Quarterfinals8None8 winners from Round of 164 Knockout matches
Semifinals4None4 winners from Quarterfinals2 Knockout matches
Final2None2 winners from Semifinals1 Knockout match played at a neutral site


DateHome Status RoadVenue
Sat - 28 Mar 2020
 Inverness CT (SCO2) PSPD Raith Rovers FC (SCO3)McDiarmid Park


DateHome Status RoadVenue
Fri - 14 Feb 2020
 Partick Thistle FC (SCO2) 12 Raith Rovers FC (SCO3)The Energy Check Stadium
Sun - 16 Feb 2020
 Inverness CT (SCO2) 21 Rangers FC U21 (SCO)Tulloch Caledonian Stadium


DateHome Status RoadVenue
Fri - 15 Nov 2019
 Raith Rovers FC (SCO3) 32 Elgin City FC (SCO4)Stark's Park
Sat - 16 Nov 2019
 Inverness CT (SCO2) 00 Clyde FC (SCO3)Tulloch Caledonian Stadium
 Stenhousemuir FC (SCO4) 14 Partick Thistle FC (SCO2)Ochilview Park
 Rangers FC U21 (SCO) 20 Wrexham FC (ENG5)Ibrox Stadium

4th Round

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Fri - 11 Oct 2019
 Stenhousemuir FC (SCO4) 32 Waterford FC (IRL1)Ochilview Park
Sat - 12 Oct 2019
 Airdrieonians FC (SCO3) 02 Elgin City FC (SCO4)Penny Cars Stadium
 Arbroath FC (SCO2) 02 Clyde FC (SCO3)Gayfield Park
 Inverness CT (SCO2) 30 Alloa Athletic FC (SCO2)Tulloch Caledonian Stadium
 Raith Rovers FC (SCO3) 31 Glenavon FC (NIR1)Stark's Park
 Wrexham FC (ENG5) 41 St Mirren FC U21 (SCO)Racecourse Ground
 Partick Thistle FC (SCO2) 20 Gap Connah's Quay (WAL1)The Energy Check Stadium
Tue - 29 Oct 2019
 Solihull Moors FC (ENG5) 33 Rangers FC U21 (SCO)The C&G Systems Stadium
 Rangers FC U21 advances on PKs (4-3) 

3rd Round

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Fri - 6 Sep 2019
 Waterford FC (IRL1) 31 Heart of Midlothian U21 (SCO)Waterford Regional Sports Centre
Sat - 7 Sep 2019
 Airdrieonians FC (SCO3) 32 Bohemians FC (IRL1)Penny Cars Stadium
 Raith Rovers FC (SCO3) 20 Falkirk FC (SCO3)Stark's Park
 Dunfermliine Athletic FC (SCO2) 12 Alloa Athletic FC (SCO2)East End Park
 Clyde FC (SCO3) 32 Queen of the South FC (SCO2)Broadwood Stadium
 Dundee FC (SCO2) 00 Arbroath FC (SCO2)Tannadice Park
 Arbroath FC advances on PKs (4-3) 
 St Mirren FC U21 (SCO) 10 Stirling Albion FC (SCO4)The Simple Digital Arena
 Stenhousemuir FC (SCO4) 11 The New Saints (WAL1)Ochilview Park
 Stenhousemuir FC advances on PKs (3-1) 
 Wrexham FC (ENG5) 11 Ayr United FC (SCO2)Racecourse Ground
 Wrexham FC advances on PKs (6-5) 
 Kelty Hearts FC (SCO) 11 Solihull Moors FC (ENG5)New Central Park
 Solihull Moors FC advances on PKs (4-2) 
 Formartine United FC (SCO) 03 Glenavon FC (NIR1)North Lodge Park
 Inverness CT (SCO2) 31 Greenock Morton FC (SCO2)Tulloch Caledonian Stadium
 Montrose FC (SCO3) 02 Partick Thistle FC (SCO2)Links Park
 Gap Connah's Quay (WAL1) 10 Cove Rangers FC (SCO4)Deeside Stadium
Sun - 8 Sep 2019
 Dundee FC (SCO2) 12 Elgin City FC (SCO4)Kilmac Stadium at Dens Park
Wed - 18 Sep 2019
 Ballymena United FC (NIR1) 01 Rangers FC U21 (SCO)The Showgrounds (Ballymena)

2nd Round

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Tue - 13 Aug 2019
 Stenhousemuir FC (SCO4) 21 Edinburgh City FC (SCO4)Ochilview Park
 Stranraer FC (SCO3) 02 Rangers FC U21 (SCO)Stair Park
 East Fife FC (SCO3) 02 Stirling Albion FC (SCO4)Bayview Stadium
 Heart of Midlothian U21 (SCO) 31 Cowdenbeath FC (SCO4)Prestonfield
 Ross County FC U21 (SCO) 23 Raith Rovers FC (SCO3)Global Energy Stadium (Dingwall)
 Brora Rangers FC (SCO) 12 Cove Rangers FC (SCO4)Dudgeon Park
 Peterhead FC (SCO3) 00 Formartine United FC (SCO)Balmoor Stadium
 Formartine United FC advances on PKs (7-6) 
 Brechin City FC (SCO4) 45 Elgin City FC (SCO4)Glebe Park
 Annan Athletic FC (SCO4) 11 Kelty Hearts FC (SCO)Galabank Stadium
 Kelty Hearts FC advances on PKs (6-5) 
 Dumbarton FC (SCO3) 01 St Mirren FC U21 (SCO)The C&G Systems Stadium
 Falkirk FC (SCO3) 11 Celtic FC U21 (SCO)Falkirk Stadium
 Falkirk FC advances on PKs (6-5) 
 Montrose FC (SCO3) 21 Forfar Athletic FC (SCO3)Links Park
 Hamilton Academical U21 (SCO) 01 Airdrieonians FC (SCO3)Fountain of Youth Stadium
 Clyde FC (SCO3) 40 Motherwell FC U21 (SCO)Broadwood Stadium

1st Round

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Tue - 6 Aug 2019
 Fraserburgh FC (SCO) 23 Ross County FC U21 (SCO)Bellslea Park
 Hibernian FC U21 (SCO) 34 Elgin City FC (SCO4)Ainslie Park Stadium
 Brora Rangers FC (SCO) 60 Aberdeen FC U21 (SCO)Dudgeon Park
 Livingston FC U21 (SCO) 13 Formartine United FC (SCO)Tony Macaroni Arena
 Albion Rovers FC (SCO4) 14 Heart of Midlothian U21 (SCO)The Reigart Stadium
 St Johnstone FC U21 (SCO) 14 Cove Rangers FC (SCO4)McDiarmid Park
 Kelty Hearts FC (SCO) 40 Kilmarnock FC U21 (SCO)Central Park (Cowdenbeath)
 Berwick Rangers FC (SCO4) 12 Rangers FC U21 (SCO)The Reigart Stadium
 St Mirren FC U21 (SCO) 10 East Kilbridee FC (SCO)The Simple Digital Arena
 Queen's Park FC (SCO4) 22 Celtic FC U21 (SCO)Hampden Park
 Celtic FC U21 advances on PKs (4-3) 
Wed - 7 Aug 2019
 Hamilton Academical U21 (SCO) 40 BSC Glasgow FC (SCO)Fountain of Youth Stadium
 Motherwell FC U21 (SCO) 10 Spartans FC (SCO)Penny Cars Stadium