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Information for ACYFLS Exhibitors such as Ambassador Program, Ethics, On-Line Entries, Recordbooks, Rules, etc.


Ethics Information

Ethics Workshop and Registration Information (Florida State Fair Website)

Questions?  Email:

Friday, November 10, 2023 - Ethics Training at Alachua County Extension Auditorium - register online at the above link, pre-register by November 6, 2023 (limit 25)

Thursday, October 19, 2023 - Ethics Training at Ag Department at Santa Fe High School - register online at the above link,

Livestock Judging Contest

Livestock Judging Contest is March 3, 2024.  Registration begins at 1:00 pm.  Contest begins at 1:30 pm.

Registration Link:
Alachua County Youth Fair Show Livestock Judging Contest Sunday, March 3, 2024 (


Now that all of your fair projects have started, please remember to start working on your recordbooks.

**New this year -- all recordbooks (market and breeding) are due by February 8th at 7:30 pm.  No late recordbooks will be accepted.  Recordbooks must be turned in to be eligible to show.  Recordbooks can be turned in at the Extension Office located in Newberry, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm on February 1st - 8th.  This change will allow all recordbooks awards to be given at the Awards night at the Fair. 

For Market Animal Recordbooks:
Days on Feed:  Steer: 152 days;   Swine and Goats: 111 days

Market Price for recordbooks only: Steers: $1.73;  Swine: $.35;  Goats: $2.10

ON-Line Recordbook Training Video

Questions on the Market Animal Recordbook or Breeding Animal Recordbook, please contact Melissa Cassels, 352-512-2741.

Show Animal Insurance

Did you know that you can purchase Show Animal Insurance?  Check with your local insurance agency for more information.


2024 Buyers and Add-Ons for Exhibitors

Exhibitors - please check back periodically as there may be updates

Buyers for Market Animal Exhibitors posted 3/31/2024
Add-Ons for Market Animal Exhibitors posted 3/31/2024

2024 Rules and Non-Livestock Exhibit Handbook

2024 Rules -posted 8/29/2023 - revised 10/10/2023

2024 Non-Livestock HandBook 

2024 Non-Livestock On-Line entries will open on Fairwire on 1/16/2024 and close on 2/16/2024.

2024 On-Line Entries

2024 On-Line entries for Swine, Steers, Market Goats, Poultry, Rabbits, Beef Breeding, and Breeding Goats have closed.  If you have any questions, please contact Pam Carter, Secretary, at 352-339-5040.

Emergency Card - fillable form

2024 Schedule and Important Dates

2024 Schedule - posted 8/29/2023

2023-2024 Important Dates - posted 8/29/2023

2024 Ambassador Program

Ambassador Program Applications are due October 16th.  To complete an application, please clink on this form .  If you have any questions, etc., please contact Cathy Carr, Ambassador Chair, at 352-213-4883 or

2024 Scholarship Program
2024 Link for Application - (posted 1/17/2024) Deadline for submitting application is April 30, 2024.)

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