Barnstaple Town and Bideford have learned who they will face in the Emirates FA Cup and the FA Trophy. The early round draws were made by the FA today (Friday), with Barum and the Robins both entering the competition in the preliminary round. Bideford will play the winner of Bodmin Town and Cheddar at the Sports Ground. Barnstaple Town have a journey to the winner of Clevedon Town and Ashton and Backwell United. Both matches are scheduled to take place on Saturday August 20. In the FA Trophy, Barnstaple will travel to Farnborough, while Bideford have a trip to Fleet Town. Those preliminary round matches will be played on October 8. Witheridge featured in the FA Vase draw, which also took place. They will travel to Exmouth in the second qualifying round on September 24.