The first round of the National Cup must be played off on or before October 20. Forty-eight clubs are entered for the trophy. The draw resulted as follows:
Eastern Pennsylvania -- Disston F. C. vs. Merchant Shipyard "B"; Hog Island F. C. vs. Merchant Shipyard "A"; Bethlehem Steel vs. New York Shipbuilding F. C.
Northern Massachusetts -- Fisk Red Top vs. Fore River F. C.; Boston Rovers vs. Merrimac Valley F.C.
Southern New England -- Pan-Americans vs. J & P Coats; Olneyville F. C. drew a bye.
Connecticut -- Swedish A. A. F. C. vs. American Hungarian F. C.
Illinois -- Bricklayers and Masons vs. American Hungarian F. C.
New York -- MacDuffs vs. New York F. C.; Morse Drydock vs. Standard Shipyard F. C.; Viking F. C. vs. Tebo F. C.; Robbins Drydock vs. Longfellow's F. C.; Chinese Students F. C. drew a bye.
New Jersey -- Federal Shipbuilding vs. Babcock and Wilcox; Swedish Athletic Club vs. Jersey A. C.; Scottish-Americans vs. Crescent F. A.; Kinley F. C. vs. Paterson F. C.; Teitjen and Lang Drydock drew a bye.
Western Pennsylvania -- Homestead Steel F. C. vs. Pittsburgh F. C.
Ohio -- Magyar-American F. C. vs. Hydraulic Pressed Steel Company; Goodrich F. C. vs. Goodyear F. C.
Michigan -- Solway F. S. vs. Roses F. C.; Corinthian F. C. vs. Detroit F. C.
Illinois -- Bricklayers and Masons or American-Hungarian F. C. vs. Lincoln Park F. C.; Harvey F. C. vs. Scottish-American F. C.
The first round of the American Cup competition must be played off on or before October 26 and 27. Twenty-five entries were received and the pairings resulted as follows:
Pennsylvania District -- Disston vs. Hog Island F. C.; Pusey & Jones vs. Merchants' Shipyard "B"; Bethlehem Steel Company vs. New York Ship F. C.; Merchants Shipyard "A" drew a bye.
New England District -- Fore River vs. Pan Americans; J & P Coats vs. Fisk Red Top.
New York, New Jersey and Connecticut District -- Morse Drydock vs. Kinley F. C.; Paterson vs. New York; American A. A. vs. Robbins Drydock; Federal Ship F. C. vs. Standard Ship A. C.
The following drew byes: Babcock & Wilcox, Clan MacDuffs, Bunker Hill F. C., Scottish-Americans, Jersey A. C, Bridgeport City F. C.