Sussex Senior Challenge Cup
The most prestigious Sussex football competition
The Sussex Senior Challenge Cup is the longest running cup competition in the county having first been played for in the 1882/83 season, shortly after the founding of the Sussex County FA.
Beginning in September, the competition proceeds as a knockout tournament throughout its duration, consisting of three rounds, then quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final, usually in May. A system of byes ensures that the highest placed 'Senior A' and 'Senior B' clubs in Sussex enter the competition in the second round.