Halifax will face Championship newcomers Toulouse when the Summer Bash returns to Blackpool’s Bloomfield Road next year.
Fax, who have played derby rivals Bradford Bulls in the previous two editions of the Championship showcase, are the second game on day two, kicking off at 3pm on Sunday, May 28.
The League 1 Cup Final will kick off proceedings on Saturday at noon followed by a local derby between Oldham and newly promoted Rochdale Hornets at 2.30pm.
Featherstone Rovers take on London Broncos (4.45) before Bradford Bulls and Hull KR round off the opening day (7.0).
Sunday will see Swinton Lions face Sheffield (12.45) with Batley Bulldogs and Dewsbury Rams (5.15) the last time after Fax have faced the French.