YQCA Training Opportunities

In order to be eligible to show and sell at the 2022 Rockingham County 4-H/FFA Livestock Show and Sale, all 4-H and

FFA Youth MUST attend a Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Training, BEFORE the Rockingham County Fair. YQCA

is a quality assurance training for youth raising and producing production livestock for consumers. This training will also

give youth the chance to learn and demonstrate additional showing, exhibition and livestock production skills.

Rockingham will be providing a YQCA training on June 14th.

If the exhibitor can not make this date, they can attend ANY of the following YQCA Trainings listed below:

YQCA - Rockingham County Fair Youth Exhibitors Only

When: Tuesday, June 14th

Just a reminder that this is a mandatory training for all exhibitors that plan to show and sell during the 2022 Rockingham County Fair.

Tentative Schedule for June 14th:

6:00-6:20pm- Registration

6:20-7:15pm- Welcome and Start Slide Deck

6:30-7:30pm- Parent Meeting hosted by Rebecca Holloway

7:30-8:00pm- Station Rotation 1

8:00-8:30pm- Station Rotation 2

8:30- Closing Remarks

6:30-8:00- Scale Available for Weight Checks

Station Options-

Market Steers

Market Lambs

Market Hogs

Market Goats

Please sign up at the link below to receive additional instruction that must be completed prior to the training.


For more information or questions, contact: Sam Leech at spleech@vt.edu

YQCA - Clarke County

When: Wednesday, June 15th

Where: Clarke County Fairgrounds, Berryville

Time: Begins at 6:30 pm

Pre-registration will be requires using this link: https://tinyurl.com/2022-Clarke-YQCA

Training is open to any Virginia youth wishing to participate.

For questions or additional information, contact Claudia Lefeve at clefeve@vt.edu

YQCA - Orange/Madison

When: Thursday, June 30th

Where: Knight Cattle Corp, Gordonsville

Time: Begins at 9:00 am

Pre-Registration will be required - Link coming soon

For questions or additional information, contact Kelly Morris Mallory at kemallo1@vt.edu

YQCA - Rockingham - Dairy Fitting and Showing Workshop

When: Saturday, July 16th

Where: Rockingham County Fairgrounds

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Pre-Registration is required - link coming soon

For questions or additional information, contact: Jeremy Daubert at jdaubert@vt.edu

*More trainings to come and we will post them!

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