Whitley Bay have been drawn at home to Northern League second division leaders Team Northumbria in the first round of the Techflow Northumberland Senior Cup.
The game is scheduled to be played on Tuesday, October 6.
North Shields do not enter the competition until the quarter-final stage.
The full draw is: Whitley Bay v Team Northumbria; Heaton Stannington v West Allotment Celtic; Ashington v Newcastle Benfield; Bedlington Terriers v Alnwick Town.
The winners of the four ties will go through to the quarter-finals where they will be joined by Newcastle United Reserves, Blyth Spartans, North Shields and Morpeth Town.