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The 2017/18 Buildbase FA Vase round dates

Over 500 teams will enter this seasons competition

The 2017/18 Buildbase FA Vase round dates

The Football Association have confirmed round dates for the 2017/18 Buildbase FA Vase which will kick off in September.

The competition is the FA’s third national tournament after the FA Cup and FA Trophy, and is open to teams playing at step 5 (e.g. Hellenic Premier) down to step 7 (e.g. Thames Valley Premier).

Orignally founded in 1974 following the abolition of the FA Amateur Cup, the Vase is now competed for by over 500 teams with the final at Wembley Stadium as part of a double header with the FA Trophy.

Related: Here’s the round dates for the 17/18 FA Cup

The 2016/17 winners were South Shields who beat Cleethorpes Town 4-0 in the final.

Here’s the full 2017/18 FA Vase round dates:

First Round Qualifying – Saturday 9 September 2017

Second Round Qualifying – Saturday 23 September 2017

First Round – Saturday 21 October 2017

Second Round – Saturday 11 November 2017

Third Round – Saturday 2 December 2017

Fourth Round – Saturday 6 January 2018

Fifth Round – Saturday 3 February 2018

Quarter Final – Saturday 24 February 2018

Semi-Final first leg – Saturday 17 March 2018

Semi-Final second leg – Saturday 24 March 2018

The Final – Sunday 20 May 2018

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Tom Canning

Tom is the co-editor of FootballinBracknell. He has played at the lowest possible level of football. In real life Tom works for Trinity Mirror. Manager of Binfield Ladies in the Thames Valley Women's League.

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