DFB-Pokal is name of German Cup in football, which is founded in 1935 year. This is annual national football tournament, where participate 64 clubs and is organized by German Football Association. The tournament starts in August and finish in June. The winner of tournament wins the Cup and also receive the right to participate in UEFA Europa League and DFL-Supercup.
In the tournament participate 64 teams in total. 36 clubs are from Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga. The other clubs that participate in tournament are first 4 clubs from final table of 3.Liga and 21 spots for winners of regional football associations and 3 spots are given to second teams from association cup.
In first round of tournament clubs are divided in two groups with 32 clubs each. In first group are clubs from Bundesliga and top fourteen clubs from 2.Bundesliga. In second group are the other clubs who won place in DFB-Pokal. The clubs are drawn one from first group and one from second one to determine which team against which will play.