When you are confident about yourself, the arrogance of other people won't bother you a bit. So in a competition, today, just have faith in yourself and you'll be fine. Sure, there could be some trash talkers trying to psych you out or make you insecure by bragging about their own accomplishments or going on and on about who they know. It's all hot air, and you know it. So just smile and be amused by the fact that you make them shake in their shoes!