2024 Quality Assurance Training

Q:  What are the dates for Quality Assurance Training?


  • December 27, 2023 @ 10:00 - 11:30 am 
  • TEST OUT March 21, 2024 @ 5:00-6:30 pm (4-H age 15 and up ONLY!)
  • April 16, 2024 @ 5:00-6:30 pm AND 7:00-8:30 pm
  • April 24, 2024 @ 5:00-6:30 pm AND 7:00-8:30
  • May 9, 2024 @ 5:00-6:30 pm
  • June 18, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - Last Chance ($20.00 fee)

Q: Who needs to attend QA Training?

A: Exhibitors of Market Projects: Steers, Hogs, Lambs, Goats, Rabbits, Poultry (Market Chickens), Dairy Cattle and Dairy Goats must attend Quality Assurance training annually in order to show, exhibit and/or sell their animal at the county or state fair.

Q:  Is pre-registration required and whose responsibility is it to register club members?

A:  Registration should be done by the member by going to:  https://go.osu.edu/rcqualityassurance (after November 1, 2023) Youth must register by March 1. Registration options are FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE.

Q:  Do all members of my club need to attend the same date?

A:  No, members should choose a date that is convenient for them

Q:  What are the options if a member isn’t able to attend any of the Ross County dates?

A:  Members also have over a dozen other opportunities to meet this training requirement by attending a QA program held in one of the Ohio Valley EERA counties or a qualified State event.  Members 14 and older can complete Quality Assurance at:  https://yqcaprogram.org for $12/person. You must use your 4-H Online login to receive credit. You must send a copy of your completion to the Ross County 4-H office.

Q:  What is the final due date of QA Training completion?

AAll QA training MUST be completed and proof of attendance submitted by June 20, 2024 if you wish to show and sell at the Ross County Fair.

For other county dates please call us at 740-702-3200.