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Quality Assurance Requirement


Training is mandatory for every exhibitor, every year by the State Rules for California Fairs.

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Youth for Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is a National Multi-Species Assurance Program for Youth,

with a focus on three core pillars: Food Safety, Animal Well Being and Character Development.


YQCA certification is a requirement of the Santa Barbara County Fair.

This program includes information for youth showing the following food animals:

  • Pigs
  • Beef Cattle
  • Dairy Cattle
  • Sheep
  • Goats
  • Market Rabbits
  • Poultry

YQCA is available as an online program for youth everywhere in the United States. You will be asked to

provide proof to Fair with Certificate of Training.

Learn more about each type of training here.

To begin the Training Program Click Here

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