The Football Operations Committee shall decide the scheduled day and date on which each round shall be played and also the time of the kick-off and for arranging the pairing of Clubs to compete in each round. Clubs shall be notified of the draw not less than twenty-one days (21) days prior to the scheduled date of the round. 

Matches shall kick-off at the normal kick-off time for the Home Club except that no match shall kick-off before 10.00am. No match shall kick-off after 3.00pm, or after 1.30pm between November and March, except where floodlights are available, or with the permission of the Competitions Co-Ordinator. Except with the discretion of the Referee, no game shall start thirty (30) minutes after the scheduled kick off time.