The 2016 Betfred Cup group stage fixtures have been announced, and Airdrie kick off their season with a home tie against Partick Thistle.
The Diamonds welcome the top-seeded Jags to New Broomfield on Saturday, July 16, followed by a trip to Dumfries to face Championship outfit Queen of the South on Tuesday, July 19.
Airdrie's group fixtures round up with a home tie against Stenhousemuir on Saturday, July 23 and a visit to the national stadium to take on Queen's Park on Tuesday, July 26.
The full Group E fixture list is as follows:
Saturday 16 July
Airdrieonians v Partick Thistle, 3.00pm
Queen's Park v Queen of the South, 3.00pm
Tuesday 19 July
Queen of the South v Airdrieonians, 7.45pm
Stenhousemuir v Queen's Park, 7.30pm
Saturday 23 July
Airdrieonians v Stenhousemuir, 3.00pm
Partick Thistle v Queen of the South, 3.00pm
Tuesday 26 July
Queen's Park v Airdrieonians, 7.30pm
Stenhousemuir v Partick Thistle, 7.30pm
Saturday 30 July
Partick Thistle v Queen's Park, 3.00pm
Queen of the South v Stenhousemuir, 3.00pm