22 Federations will be represented in the ninth edition of the FIBA Europe EuroCup Women. France will have three clubs this season, one more than last season.
Arras (Arras PA Basket Féminin) and Nantes-Rezé will be participating for the first time while Villeneuve d'Ascq return after three seasons of EuroLeague Women.
The Russian Federation have the most teams with five which includes 2007 champions Dynamo Moscow.
Sony Athinaikos that won the competition last season will be back to defend their crown after opting out of the EuroLeague Women.
With just 38 teams this season, the pre-qualification round has been removed and the teams are split into 12 groups in two zones.
There are 10 groups of 3 teams and 2 groups of 4 teams. The best 32 teams at the end of the group phase qualify for the knock-out stage.
The competition is scheduled to tip off on Thursday, 28 October 2010.
The groups are as follows:
in Zone 1 Group A: Vologda-Chevakata, BC Zeljeznicar, Lemminkainen Group B: Spartak Noginsk, BC Horizont, SCM-CSS Craiova Group C: Aris Thessaloniki, ZKK Partizan Galenika, Besiktas Cola Turka Group D: Sony Athinaikos, BC Dnipro, Lupa Promotion Novi Zagreb Group E: Dynamo Kursk, Dynamo NPU Kyiv, Jolly SBB Sibenik Group F: Dynamo-GUVD ovosibirsk, Hatis Yerevan BC, Elitzur Ramla Group G: Dynamo Moscow, BC Minsk-2006, Petrolina AEK Larnaca
in Zone 2 Group H: A. D. Vagos, Seat Lami Véd Györ, Nantes-Rezé, TV Saarlouis Royals Group I: Olivais F.C. Coimbra, MBK Ruzomberok, Villeneuve d'Ascq, Young Cats Group J: S. A. DAfundo, Energa Torun, Mann Filter Zaragoza Group K: Dexia Namur, Reyer Venezia Mestre, Arras PA Group L: St. Katelijne, Szeviep, CB Islas Canarias