With 55 high caliber girls making it to finals, it's intimidating for the 30 veterans as they join the audition process & must fight to keep their place. Kitty Carter, takes no prisoners as she prepares girls for their solos.
As training camp begins with 43 ladies, the pressure starts to build! Kelli's passion is infectious and intimidating in First Meeting, as she sets the expectations very high. Seven girls will be cut to make a squad of 36. The new girls are starting to adjust their lives for the rigors to come. Deep anticipation becomes a reality with the first rehearsal. The pace is a bit overwhelming for some with the thought of looming cuts. Kelli and Judy get a first glimpse of who is going to struggle.
Veterans fight for their jobs as new girls try to live their dreams and make DCC Training Camp. Standing in their way is; panel Interviews, solos, an exhausting dance combination and a room full of very tough judges.
The new candidates' eyes are opened as they get a taste of what it is to be a DCC. As girls struggle to learn the dances, the reality of being "Big Time", sets in. Melissa Rycroft meets the new girls for the first time.
A new choreographer shakes things up. The girls better start looking good because Uniform Fittings and the Belk fashion show are on the agenda. Surprises continue when two-time Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves, stops by rehearsal.
Kellie Pickler comes to a rehearsal to share her experience and motivate the girls as Training Camp is coming to an end. Melissa Rycroft makes Kelsey aware of a big mistake. Candace Romo helps with a big night of cuts.