If money is tight, keep in mind that the cost of participation will be more than uniforms. There is transportation, meals on the road, constant fundraising which will require getting her there, etc. kid won't be able to have a part time job because she is always on the road, etc.<quoted text>
Good for your daughter, but I am raising my granddaughter who would like to cheer but I can't afford it, just like many others. I worked hard all my life, but my social security is just not enough for her to bop around at a game.
Use your money to support her education and teach her to value the important things.