I compete USAIGC silver, and love it! I only train 12 hours a week, where my equivalent usag team (level seven) are doing around 20. I'm a freshman in HS, so the hours work perfectly for me. It's still a great league, but less and hours and can be more relaxed. I also feel your judged a little easier than USAG, and are capable of nines, where a nine is amazing in the other leagues. I highly recomment usaigc! It's such a fun league and fun meets. Also, just to comment on what Granny Smith said, it is true, if you are afraid of a skill, there is an equivalent. If you can't do giants, you can compete two free hips. And if you cant do a backhandspring on beam, you can do a roundoff. usag you cannot do that in! And we do travel outside the state, but that is my coaches choice. He chooses which meets to go to, and you if you don't want to go that meet, you can choose not to. It's a great league, and college bound.