Originally Posted by Stardust
I.ve had the same thoughts since my daughter is 11 and plays on tournaments for up to 12, but she likes a lot to compete and asked me to take her to some of the 14's events as well. It's technically possible but I didn't know is that good for her. Considering the pros and cons I reached the conclusion that even she loses all her matches in the higher group, it will give to her some more confidence to the 12's...
Will try next month!
Your daughter is 11 only. She should play her level, not higher one. As long as there are players around who can beat her in 12's, she is not ready to go up. Do not hurry, wait till she begins to win at least 80% matches in 12s, then move up.