Cavan bid for three in-a-row
The reigning Ulster u-21 champions Cavan will begin the defence of their title against neighbours Monaghan.
The Breffni county, under the management of Terry Hyland are bidding to win their third title inn-a-row and their sixth overall.
The last team to win three titles in a row was Tyrone, who did so in 2000, ‘01 and ‘02, before winning in ‘04 as well.
Ulster Under-21 draw
Preliminary round: Fermanagh v Armagh
First round: Tyrone v Donegal; Antrim v Derry; Cavan v Monaghan; Down v Fermanagh or Armagh