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IPM 2018

September 18 - 22, 2018
7579 Pain Court Line
Pain Court, Ontario, N0P 1Z0


Centre of Tented City:
Latitude 42.410285,
Longitude -82.280135


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List of IPM 2018
Committee Contacts

For Best Choice - 
Book Your Accommoations Today!
RV Park at IPM 2018



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

2018 International Plowing Match
and Rural Expo
September 18 - 22, 2018  


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BMO Ontario Farm Family Awards - Nominations are now open and can be made by anyone for anyone! If you know a farming family and believe that they positively showcase how the values and hard work of the farm family enhance our quality of life, nominate them today! The nomination deadline is March 26, 2018.

Beautification Initiative - 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 --- all are invited to the next information meeting - Thursday, April 5 at 1 pm at the Park Avenue Business Centre in Chatham. 

Cookbook - The "A Taste of Chatham-Kent Cookbook" includes close to 1000 recipes. The cookbook is on sale at locations throughout Chatham-Kent for $15.

IPM 2018 Cookbook Cover

Quilt Competition - The entry form deadline is June 30, 2018

Quilt Show - August 17 & 18, 2018 at St. Paul’s Congregational Church, 450 Park Ave W, Chatham (check back in the Spring for more details)

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

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.  

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


 Service Club Volunteer Meeting Participants

Thanks to all the Service Clubs that came out to our information meeting on November 14. If your Service Club would like to get involved in volunteering for the IPM, please contact ipm2018volunteers@gmail.com

IPM 2018 Promotional Image


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.