Youth Silver are in Chicago, where the competition is similar to what they'll face in the nationals. Meanwhile, Alisha worries about Kylie's injury getting worse; and the mothers enter a mud run that winds up taking an emotional toll on the participants.
Alisha brings in a new coach after Youth Silver suffer their first loss, but wonders if she made the right move after their styles clash. Meanwhile, Shannon has big plans for Ann and Michelle at a CTR fund-raiser.
Youth Silver make a big mistake that could land them in last place and prevent them from advancing at a two-day competition in Dallas. Meanwhile, Andrea plans a camping trip for the mothers so they can learn to get along.
Alisha adds a difficult stunt following a narrow victory at Youth Silver's last competition. Meanwhile, a cheerleading magazine hosts a clinic at Cheer Time Revolution, and looks for girls to feature in an article; and the mothers start a weight-loss contest.
In the Season 2 premiere, Alisha revamps the team's routine to prepare the girls for bigger events, including one in Huntsville, Texas, but their parents are worried by the addition of faster dance moves and more complicated tumbling passes just a week before the competition.