YQCA is required for youth who will show animals at the Dane County Fair. Must be completed by June 15. Youth can complete this certification online anytime for $12. Youth may also attend an in-person training session for $3 noted below. Youth
can test out of a YQCA level for $36 or $48 depending on age bracket – open to
ages 12, 15, or 19 years old as of 1/1/23.
is designed as an annual education and certification program focused on food
safety, animal well-being and character awareness for youth ages 8 to 21. The
program has been designed by extension specialists and national livestock
program managers to ensure it is accurate, current and relevant to the needs of
the animal industry and shows and is appropriate for youth. Youth have the
option to do the face-to-face training at any one of the YQCA Trainings across
the state or to do the on-line training.
Dane Co In-person training options - register through www.yqcaprogram.org:
- 4/27/2023 at 6:00pm at Waunakee High School
If you have questions about YQCA, please use the chat button
or reach out to their help desk.