Worcestershire & Herefordshire will begin their defence of the Three Counties Championship against Shropshire at Worcester’s Weston’s Fields ground on February 7.
Worcestershire & Herefordshire retained their title by beating Greater Birmingham 21-15 in last season’s final having earlier beaten Shropshire in a group match at Shrewsbury.
Worcestershire & Herefordshire will meet Greater Birmingham in a re-match of last season’s final at Birmingham Exiles’ Elmdon ground on February 14.
All group matches will kick off at 8pm.
The final group match between Shropshire and Greater Birmingham will be played at Telford Hornets on March 14.
The top two sides at the end of the group stage will then contest the final on May 20 at Ledbury (3pm).
The Three Counties Championship is contested annually by the three Domestic Unions that make up the North Midlands RFU and offers players from outside the National Leagues the opportunity to play county representative rugby.