The schools have been drawn from six regions including Greater Accra, Central, Ashanti, Volta, Eastern and Western Regions.
They were chosen based on their consistent performances for the past five years in the prestigious competition.
Schools in the Greater Accra Region had the lions’ share of representation with giants Accra Academy and Presbyterian Boys Senior High expected to be joined by Labone, Ghana Lebanon and Islamic School (GLISS), Armed Forces and Aquinas in the boys category.
Two-time national champions Sacred Heart, Tema Senior High and Achimota will represent the girls division from the capital.
Eastern Regional champions Koforidua Secondary Technical School (KSTS) and rivals Pope Johns as well as Akosombo will join the ranks from the Eastern Region.
Akosombo girls will also represent the Region.
Record-holders Mfantsipim School, Adisadel College, Wesley Girls and Aggrey Memorial have also earned the right to play in the 6th edition of the competition.
Both Mfantsipim and Wesley Girls have remained impregnable in the Central Region and will be one of the hot contenders for the ultimate title.
Mfantsipim are the defending national champions.
Three-time Volta Regional Champions Keta Senior High (Ketasco) will lead the pack of schools from region to participate in their 4th Sprite Ball Championship.
Ketasco will be joined by rivals Keta Business School (Ketabusco). There are no representation from the girls division.
Ashanti Regional powerhouses Prempeh College and Opoku Ware have booked their tickets with current girls champions Yaa Asantewaa also in the frame to defend their crown.
Giants of the West Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS) will be joined by Fijai Senior High (girls) from the Western Region.
The 2013 edition of the championship is building up slowly as teams begin serious preparations for the biggest basketball even for senior high schools in Ghana.
The two-day event will attract thousands to the El-Wak and Aviation Social Centre on January 4-5, 2013.
Greater Accra Region
Accra Academy Tema Senior High
Ghana Lebanon and Islamic School Sacred Heart Senior High
Labone Senior High Achimota Senior High
Armed Forces Secondary Technical School
Presbyterian Boys Senior High
Mfantsipim School Wesley Girls Senior High
Adisadel College Aggrey Memorial Senior High
Pope Johns Akosombo International School
Koforidua Secondary Technical School
Akosombo International School
Keta Senior High
Keta Business School
Prempeh College Yaa Asantewaa Senior High
Opoku Ware Senior High
Ghana Secondary Technical School Fijai Senior High