Quality Assurance Training is required annually for all junior fair exhibitors (4-H and FFA) with market or lactating animals. DUE MAY 2, 2024
For the 2024 Pickaway County Fair youth livestock exhibitors (8-18) may choose to take the online YQCA certification program or attend in-person QA training on MARCH 20 or APRIL 10 (for 1st year exhibitors age 10 and under only). A reservation with the county extension office or FFA chapter (if offered) is required to attend in-person.
Online YQCA Training - http://yqca.learngrow.io/Account/Login(sign in as an independent). There is a cost of $12 per exhibitor. In order for the on-line training to count, each youth must complete the module and quiz that is the correct age as of January 1 for the youth. Once YQCA training is complete, email your PDF or photo of certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org. After May 1 the Extension Office will notify advisors of any members currently incomplete in their training.
Project possession date for all species except chickens & rabbits is APRIL 15
Spring tagging for market hogs, lambs, goats and dairy beef feeders will take place APRIL 20
Jr. Fair registrations for dogs and horses (on paper) is due MAY 1
Project possession date for market chickens & rabbits is MAY 15
Click here for Crossbred Breeding Gilt Submission Form
Junior Fair Livestock Online Registration (market and breeding animals, excludes dogs and horses) is due MAY 15 (available starting APRIL 15)
Online registrations for the 2024 Pickaway County Fair are required for all livestock projects, as well as showmanship. Entries must be completed on pickaway.fairwire.com. The Livestock Sale Committee will email login information to advisors to check their club members' submissions.
Review entries before completing registration. Updates cannot be made online once entries are submitted.
Each exhibitor can bring no more than a total of 10 animals to the fair. No more than 5 market animals per exhibitor. No more than 2 market animals may be exhibited in each specie area except market poultry, which may exhibit one pen of market chicken, one pen of market ducks, or up to two individual turkeys.
Showmanship classes are by exhibitor's age as of January 1. NOT by years in project.
Junior (age 8 AND 3rd grade - 10 years)
Intermediate (11-13 years)
Senior (14-18 years)
All county born and raised animals must be bred, born AND raised in Pickaway County. Check mark the box asking if it is Pickaway County Born and Raised.
One entry per rabbit. (i.e. if taking 2 market rabbits, submit 2 entries).
NO tag number is needed for Market Swine, Market Goats, Market Lambs, or Dairy Beef Feeders. For sheep and goats, scrapie tags numbers are required to be entered.
There is a $25 late fee per entry (excluding showmanship) for entries made between June 1st and the first Saturday of fair. Absolutely no entries, breeding, market, or showmanship, will be permitted after the first Saturday of the fair.
ALL junior fair checks will be mailed for the 2024 fair. Enter the address for check to be mailed to when creating account. If address needs changed for check, email the Livestock Sale Committee by August 1 at email@example.com.
CLICK HERE for instructions to register Junior Fair Livestock Online (opens APRIL 15)
Livestock Skillathon Judging is a junior fair rule that is required for all 4-H and FFA exhibitors to attend and participate for project completion and fair eligibility. Skillathon Judging events will take place FRIDAY, JUNE 7 and TUESDAY, JUNE 11. Time slots will be assigned for each club/organization. Early judging will take place MAY 30.
Equine exhibitors must complete the online EquiSTEP program annually. DUE MAY 1, 2024