Schools, tests, and competitions in Chinese Tea Ceremony?

Numerous schools exist to teach Gongfu Cha or other contemporary reinterpretations of “Chinese tea ceremony” – none could be considered dominant or standard[1]. It is unclear if a school could serve the role as a progressive force in the praxis of Chinese tea; it is more likely that any given tea school would be frowned upon by practitioners who’s techne diverges from the school’s curriculum.