Quality Assurance Training Virtual ZOOM     Thursday, May 25th @ 7:00 PM

Sign-up using this link  :



** OR CALL NANCY SNOOK at 740-305-3176 and she will sign you up.

You will not get a confirmation from this sign-up. The zoom link will be emailed the night before the scheduled Zoom.  **Please do not use a school email – it will not let us send you an email with the link.

QA Certification must be completed at least 45 days prior to the start of exhibition. This includes youth exhibiting at the Ohio State Fair. If exhibition at the Ohio State Fair is before their county fair, youth must have completed that training at least 45 days prior to exhibition at the Ohio State Fair. Final dates to complete QA Training or Test-out:


Noble County Fair—July 14th

Ohio State Fair—June 2nd

***Youth can participate in the online QA, anytime with Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) web-based certification. This opportunity is available to youth at a cost of $12 per participant and can be taken whenever you are able to access the internet. Website is https://yqcaprogram.org/  Youth must participate in the training module based on their current 4-H age (age as of 1/1/2022). Each training module contains three sections and a quiz for each section must be passed to receive certification. If a youth fails a quiz, they can wait and retake the section.


Youth who successfully complete the entire certification must email the certificate in pdf format to snook.9@osu.edu for verification purposes. Youth are strongly encouraged to print or save the pdf certificate for proof of participation.  Detailed instructions can be found at:  www.noble.osu.edu   then click on 4-H Youth Development tab; then click on 4-H Forms tab.