Deadline for ALL Madison County youth to complete QA is May 15, 2023
To be eligible for participation in the Madison County Junior Fair, potential youth exhibitors must participate in one of the following Quality Assurance Education Programs. The deadline to complete QA Education for the Madison County Fair is May 15, 2023. Parent participation is required for exhibitors under 16 or first year exhibitors.
4-H & FFA Members in these projects must attend Quality Assurance Education: All Dairy Cattle, Market & Dairy Goats, Breeding Goats, Market & Breeding Rabbits, Beef (Mkt. Steers, Beef Feeders, Breeding Beef), Dairy Feeder Calves, Market and Breeding Swine, Breeding and Market Sheep, all Market and Fancy poultry. Horses, Dogs, Alpacas, Cats, and Cavies do not need to complete QA training.
What is Livestock Quality Assurance? Check out the video to learn more:
Click here to register for a Livestock Quality Assurance Session
2023 QA Date Options
*If these dates do not work, there is an online YQCA option for $12 or you can attend a neighboring county QA session. Visit their website for more details.
- April 19, 6:30pm, Clark County Fairgrounds
- May 2, 6pm, Clark County Fairgrounds (Poultry Clinic)
- May 4, 6:30pm, Madison County Fairgrounds, Della Selsor Building
- May 11, 6:30 pm, Madison County Fairgrounds, Della Selsor Building
Quality Assurance Test Out Option- Currently not available.
A test out option is available for ages 15 and up. Those that pass the test will receive credit for 3 years. Call the Extension Office for more details.
Online YQCA Option
For 2023, all youth can take the online YQCA certification. There is a $12 cost with this program. Contact the extension office for more information. If you plan to use YQCA more information can be found at their new site: https://yqcaprogram.org/