A total of 28 teams will participate in the 2013 season of the Malaysian Junior Hockey League that will run from January 11 until March 3.
This is the highest number of entries since the MJHL was initiated in 1995 and the teams have been placed in two divisions.
Division One will comprise of 8 teams while Division Two will have two groups with each group comprising of10 teams each.
The attempt to include the SSTMI Girls team by the MHC Senior Vice President was defeated at the MHC Competitions Committee Meeting.
The teams in Division One are defending double champions SSTMI, UniKL Young Guns, Bukit Jalil Sports School, MSSSPP-USM, MBI-Anderson, PJCC, SSTMI Juniors and newly promoted Malacca High School.
For Group A the teams comprise mostly from the northern region in order to cut down the cost of travel. The teams are, Sabah Juniors, Anderson Juniors -PHA, PHK-MSSS Kelantan, 1MAS Penang, Matri, SM Sains Tun Azlan Shah, KHA Juniors, MSN-PHP-MSSS Perlis, Nur Insafi and Sekolah Tuanku Abdul Rahman Ipoh.
Group B will comprise of Tunku Besar Secondary School, SMK Dato Mohd Taha Gemencheh, Olak-PKT, SMK Padang Midin, MSN-PHJ-MSSS Johor, Politeknik KPT, Kuala Langat, BJSS Juniors, KL Sports School and Tunas Muda Pahang.