It will be shown live by Premier Sports via their FreeSports channel. FreeSports is available on Freeview HD channel 64, Sky HD channel 422, Virgin HD 553, TalkTalk 64, BT Vision channel 64 and is also available on the FreeSports Player — www.freesportsplayer.tv
The draw will also be broadcast on the SPFL YouTube channel.
The format remains the same as in previous years, with 40 clubs drawn into eight groups of five on a regionalised basis. Details of the seeding pots will be confirmed ahead of the draw.
Group stage games are scheduled for October 6, 10 & 13, and November 10 & 14, subject to live TV selections.
The eight group winners and four best runners-up will join Celtic, Rangers, Motherwell and Aberdeen in the last 16 on the weekend of November 28/29.