|At the..Regional (? whatever comes before finals) finals in Hollywood|
Since he didn't make it all the way, he decided to compete again this time. He had the first store preliminary competition last night and he made it again!
|At the Store Preliminaries last night.|
The pressure is on this time because it would be so great for him to make it as far [or farther than] as last time.
I get so nervous at these competitions, but I'm so excited to go through it again!