McKenna Cup: Red Hands to start defence against Cavan
Tyrone will begin their bid for a sixth straight McKenna Cup success against Cavan at Breffni Park on 8 January.
The Red Hands defeated Cavan in this year's Division Two final and an Ulster SFC semi-final replay.
The other Section C encounter sees Donegal host Ulster University while it's Down v Queen's and Derry v Armagh in Section A.
Corrigan Park will stage Antrim's opener against St Mary's with Monaghan v Fermanagh also in Section B.
2017 Dr McKenna Cup
Round 1: Sunday, 8 January
Down v QUB (at RGU Downpatrick)
Derry v Armagh (Owenbeg)
Antrim v St Mary's (Corrigan Park)
Monaghan V Fermanagh (Clones)
Cavan v Tyrone (Kingspan Breffni Park)
Donegal v Ulster University (Pairc MacCumhaill)
Round 2: Sunday, 15 January
Down v Derry (Pairc Esler)
Armagh V QUB (Athletic Grounds)
Antrim v Monaghan (Corrigan Park)
Fermanagh v St Mary's (Brewster Park)
Donegal v Cavan (Pairc MacCumhaill)
Tyrone v Ulster University (Healy Park)
Round 3: Wednesday, 18 January
Derry v QUB (Owenbeg)
Armagh v Down (Athletic Grounds)
Fermanagh v Antrim (Brewster Park)
Monaghan v St Mary's (Inniskeen)
Cavan v Ulster University (Kingspan Breffni Park)
Tyrone v Donegal (Healy Park)
Semi-finals: Sunday, 22 January
Section C Winner V Best Runner Up
Section B Winner V Section A Winner
Final: Saturday, 28 January