Once you get into the teen divisions, it gets ugly. The girls form groups and will ostracize anyone they view as serious competition.
Some of the biggest offenders are the ones whose platform is on anti bullying. They are a treacherous bunch. Seems like the ones who win are the ones who invest the most money using the services of Their sponsors. They talk a good game but this is a money making machine who has strayed away from their initial mission.
The more they expand the more watered down their mission and reputation becomes. Some contestants lie about their credentials (I know someone who did) which are never verified. Just like reality TV shows “The bigger the sob story, the better your chance of winning.
Save your money! Invest in your daughters education.
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