Exam registration at the 2021 Irrigation Show has closed. Please check the staff office in Ballroom 6C during the show to see if any exam openings have opened up due to last-minute cancellations.

The IA’s Select Certified program sets the bar for industry professionals, recognizing exceptional commitment to efficient water management and irrigation best practices. Certification by the most rigorous program in the industry is an impartial, third-party endorsement of your knowledge and experience.

IA certification

  • prepares you for greater on-the-job responsibility.
  • opens doors to new projects and employment opportunities.
  • documents your expertise for potential clients and employers.
  • demonstrates your personal and professional achievement.

Examination Options

The IA will offer exams for the following certification programs at the 2021 Irrigation Show and Education Week. Click on a link to learn more about each program’s requirements and find resources to prepare for the exam:

Dates & Times

  • Tuesday, Dec. 7  |  1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 8  |  1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 9  |  1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 10  |  8:00 a.m-1:00 p.m.

Show Badges

A show badge must be picked up to take an exam. In order to pick up your badge and be eligible to attend any of the events or exams during the Irrigation Show, you must present your vaccination card OR a negative COVID-19 test. For information about acceptable COVID-19 tests, see the information provided on the FAQs page.

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A complete list of IA Select Certified benefits, programs and requirements can be found here.

Certification program sponsored by

Hunter | Senninger

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