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 IPM 2018

September 18 - 22, 2018

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List of IPM 2018
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7579 Pain Court Line
Pain Court, Ontario, N0P 1Z0

Centre of Tented City:
Latitude 42.410285,
Longitude -82.280135 

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RV Park at IPM 2018



Join us in Pain Court, Chatham-Kent, Ontario for the

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Advance Adult Tickets - Save now! - Buy advance tickets for only $15 (includes HST).

Antique Equipment Exhibitors - Do you have antique tractors and equipment to display at IPM 2018? Find out how to register here. The registration deadline is September 1.Beautification Display

Beautification Initiative & Contest - Help welcome the tens of thousands of IPM visitors to Chatham-Kent. Find out how your family and/or business/organization can help beautify Chatham-Kent for the IPM. Enter the contest by sending in your entry form and photo by August 15.      

Celebration of Excellence Tickets - Please join us in the evening on Friday, September 21 for the presentation of awards to the plowing competitors and the crowning of the 2018-19 Ontario Queen of the Furrow. 

Exhibitors - Please join us from September 18 - 22 at IPM 2018! The Exhibitor Information handbook is posted here.  

Exhibitor Handbook cover

Quilt Raffle - Raffle tickets are now on sale for $2 each. Three raffle prizes! The draw will take place in the Quilt Tent at IPM 2018 in Pain Court on Sept 22 at 3 pm.

Quilt Show - August 17 & 18, 2018 at St. Paul’s Congregational Church, 450 Park Ave W, Chatham. 

RV Park - The IPM 2018 RV Park is located right beside Tented City. For best choice, book your spot today!Quilt Raffle - 1st prize

Volunteer! - If you are interested in volunteering with IPM 2018, please fill out the volunteer form or visit us at an upcoming Volunteer Sign-up Day.  

Worship Service - Join us for the traditional Interdenominational Worship Service that will take place on Sunday, September 16 at 2 pm in the Entertainment Tent near the RV Park.


IPM 2018 Souvenirs

Take a look at the many IPM 2018 souvenirs...do you have yours yet? We are selling everything from t-shirts, golf shirts and hoodies to jackets and vests...caps and touques to water bottles and pocket knives...and also four sizes of cutting boards, the "Taste of Chatham-Kent" cookbook., the 2018 IPM Souvenir Truck and more!

Leading up to the IPM, souvenirs are being sold at IPM 2018 Headquarters and many special events. From September 18 - 22, visit us the Souvenir Tent at IPM 2018.

IPM 2018 souvenir truck  IPM 2018 golf shirts  IPM 2018 t-shirt  

IPM 2018 cutting board     IPm 2018 cookbook     IPM 2018 hoodie     IPM 2018 Water Bottle     IPM 2018 jacket

IPM 2018 Invites Sponsors, Exhibitors and Volunteers to Join In 

Organizers of the 2018 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM 2018) are inviting community sponsors, exhibitors and volunteers to take advantage of the opportunities offered by IPM 2018, to be held September 18-22 on farmers’ fields in Pain Court.

IPM 2018 is expected to attract more than 80,000 visitors and showcase Chatham-Kent’s important agriculture, business and tourism activities. Visitors will enjoy plowing competitions, horses, antiques, entertainment and exhibits of all kinds.

As part of the recent VisitCK Tourism Week Celebration, IPM 2018 highlighted several sponsors for their contributions to the 2018 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo. The pictures below show the presentations from Southwest Ag Partners, Postmedia and LSI Supply Inc.

Southwest Ag Sponsorship photo    Postmedia Partnership photo  

LSI Supply Partnership photo

Union Gas Announces $25,000 Gold-Level Sponsorship

Union Gas Corporate Partnership PictureChatham, ON, March 1, 2018 - Union Gas, an Enbridge Company, announced today that they have contributed $25,000 as a Gold-level sponsor to the 2018 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM 2018) to be held in Pain Court, Chatham-Kent, Ontario from September 18 - 22, 2018.

"Union Gas understands the value of community and the importance of supporting communities where we work and live," said Steve Baker, president, Union Gas. "Sponsoring the 2018 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo will help showcase Chatham-Kent and the area's important agriculture, business and tourism industries. We're proud to support this event and we look forward to the festivities."  Read more here.  

IPM 2018 Bench Sponsorship

IPM 2018 Bench Sponsorship Promo



For general inquiries, please email infoipm2018@gmail.com or call 519-350-1686.

Contact information for the IPM 2018 Committee Coordinators & Chairs
is posted here.