A total of 12 teams will vie for top honors in the tournament, according to city sports coordinator Christopher "Bong" Go.
The teams include Police Regional XI, 10th Infantry Division, 28th Infantry Battalion, Philippine Air Force, Philippine Navy, Regional Mobile Group, National Support Unit, Task Force Davao, 22nd Light Armored Co., Bureau of Fire Protection/Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, and Davao City Police Office.
Team representatives met with Go and discussed the ground rules.
"Deadline of the submission of team line-up is on Nov. 14," said Go.
The BAP-Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas XI under Regional Director Regino "Boy" Cua was tapped to handle the technical concerns of the league.
Go said that three games are scheduled on opening day via draw lots.