2021 Nebraska State Fair Information
- 4-H State Fair Website
- Full Schedule (tentative livestock)
- State 4-H Schedule
- 4-H Live Animal Exhibitor Resources
- 2021 4-H State Fair Animal Nomination/Identification Requirements
- 2021 Family Responsibility for State Fair Livestock Projects
Stock Show Online Nomination Process for Nebraska State Fair and Aksarben: https://showstockmgr.com/
Step by step instructions can be found here: https://4h.unl.edu/3_4HPrograms/c_AnimalScience/2020%20Step-by-Step%20Nomination%20Instructions.pdf
YQCA: Youth for the Quality Care of Animals 2020
Please be on the watch for 2021 YCQG Information. The following information is from 2020.
Nebraska 4-H requires all youth enrolled in livestock projects to complete ANNUAL quality assurance certification through Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA). YQCA is a national multi-species quality assurance program focused on three core pillars: food safety, animal well-being and character development.
REQUIREMENTS: YQCA certification is required for all 4-H members enrolled in any of the following projects:
- Beef (bucket calf, feeder calf, breeding beef, market beef)
- Dairy Cattle
- Goat (breeding meat goat, dairy goat, meal goat)
- Sheep (breeding sheep, market sheep)
- Swine (breeding swine, market swine)
YQCA is required annual with three options for training:
- Face to Face Training. In person YQCA training courses cost $3 per individual regardless of age. Dates to be determined. Watch your newsletter.
- Web-based Training. Available at https://yqca.learngrow.io/Account/Login. The online YQCA course costs $12 per individual regardless of age.
- Test-out options. This is only available to youth in the first year of Intermediate (age 12) and Senior (age 15) age levels. There is no test-out option for Juniors. Participants have only one chance to take the test-out option. If youth fail, they will not be provided another opportunity to test out of that age level. Test out costs are: Intermediate- $36 ($12 x 3 years of certification), and Senior- ($48 ($12 x 4 years of certification).
Livestock Affidavits and More!!!
Phelps/Gosper Livestock Information. This site has 4-H Livestock Affidavits, Livestock Handling Information and more.