Town have been handed a 1st round bye in the JPT
Shrewsbury Town are one of 16 clubs to have been handed a bye through to the second round of this season's Johnstone's Paint Trophy.
Town are in the northern half of the regionalised draw and have been given a bye alongside Bradford City, Bury, Crewe Alexandra, Doncaster Rovers, Hartlepool United, Sheffield United and Walsall.
The first round draw will be made on Saturday, August 18.
Town were knocked out in the first round of last season's competition, beaten 2-1 at Walsall.
The draw for the first round will take place on Saturday 18th August around 10am on SKY's Soccer AM.
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