You can only compete in local competitions after training is complete. The competition sites for the local competitions are in the prairie and the forest. Prairie is first turn to the right after leaving ranch go back to the left and there is a guy standing on a porch before the gate. He will guide you to competition. In the forest which is the second turn on the right you go back and take the right turn in back of the field by the stream follow stream if you get lost and see guy on porch in front of cabin. He will guide you to competition. Good luck! I have gotten lost a lot in this game!