Quality Assurance Requirements

  • Quality Assurance training is required annually for any member exhibiting a livestock project at the Fairfield County Fair (or Ohio State Fair). Livestock species include: Beef (Breeding & Market), Dairy Breeding, Dairy Feeders, Goats (Angora, Dairy, Meat, Market & Pygmy), Poultry (Breeding & Market), Sheep (Breeding & Market), Swine, Rabbits (Breeding & Market), Llamas, Alpacas. 
  • Deadline: All quality assurance training must be completed by June 30, 2023. Youth wanting to participate in the Ohio State Fair must have quality assurance training completed by June 1st, per OSF Rules.

2023 Skillathon Information

  • 2023 Skillathon Dates:
    • Dog - August 26, 2023 During Dog Check-in 10:00 am, Feeder Creek Show Arena
    • Beef, Dairy Cattle, Dairy Feeders, Meat Goat, Sheep, Swine - TBD, By Appointment. Rickett's Hall - check-in, Ed Sands - Skillathons
    • Rabbit, Poultry, Horse, Alpaca/Llama, Pygmy Goat, Dairy Goat - TBD, By Appointment. Rickett's Hall - check in, Ed Sands - Skillathons
  • If you have questions regarding the Skillathon process, please contact Leslie Cooksey, cooksey.25@osu.edu, or Aubry Fowler, fowler.443@osu.edu

    Fairfield County Livestock Forms

    2023 Muscle Quality and Performance

    Additional Information