* Altogether 20 teams, including two from Odisha, would compete in this championship.
* Teams have been placed in four pools and after completion of pool league matches, top two teams from each pool would advance to the quarterfinals.
* Of the two sides from Odisha, an 18-member Hockey Gangpur-Odisha team has been placed in Pool-A along with Railway Sports Promotion Board, Hockey Karnataka, Sports Authority of India and Association of Indian Universities.
* A 19-member Hockey Odisha team has been placed in Pool-D along with Hockey Haryana, Hockey Maharashtra, Hockey Bhopal and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Hockey Association.
POOL MATCHES OF ODISHA TEAMS:
April 20: Hockey Gangpur-Odisha vs Association of Indian Universities; Hockey Odisha vs Hockey Maharashtra
April 21: Hockey Gangpur-Odisha vs Hockey Karnataka
April 22: Hockey Odisha vs Hockey Haryana
April 23: Hockey Odisha vs Dadra & Nagar Haveli Hockey Association
April 24: Hockey Gangpur-Odisha vs Railway Sports Promotion Board
April 25: Hockey Odisha vs Hockey Bhopal
April 27: Quarterfinals
April 29: Semifinals
April 30: 3rd/4th Place and Final