YQCA certification is required for all 4-H members who plan to show beef, bucket calves, swine, sheep, meat goats, dairy goats, poultry, or rabbits (not pet rabbits) at the Muscatine County Fair and/or the Iowa State Fair. 4-H members must be certified by July 1st each year. 
YQCA certification can be obtained through three ways:

  • Instructor-Led Training (in-person training session); $3.00
  • Web-Based Training (Self-paced training with online videos); $12.00
  • Test Out (Available only to 12 and 15 year-olds. Certifies youth for three years.) $36 for 12 year-olds and $48 for 15 year-olds.

Instructor-Led (in-person) training sessions for Muscatine County 4-H will be held on 

  • Saturday, February 11th at 9:30 a.m. at the Muscatine County Extension Office 
  • Thursday, February 23rd at 7:00 p.m. at the Muscatine County Extension Office

Register for YQCA Trainings or Test Out

Instructions on How to Register for Trainings or Test Out

Help Video to Register for Instructor-Led Training 

Help Video to Register for Web-Based Training