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Antique and Historical Displays Needed

The Antiques Committee is looking for:
- tractors & equipment
- household items (to create a Historical Household Display from four eras)
If you have a tractor, equipment or household items that you would like to showcase, find out more here.
The deadline for registering is September 1, 2017.


Quilt Show (August 19 - 20) and Raffleraffle quilt 2Quilt Raffle - picture prize quilt - b

The completed blocks from the Quilt Block Challenge have been compiled into three prize quilts. Raffle tickets are $5 each and will be on sale until the last day of IPM 2017. Find out where to purchase your raffle tickets here.

The Quilt Show and Competition is August 19 - 20, 2017 at the Seaforth Community Centre (122 Duke St) - 10 am to 4 pm. Admission at the door is $8. Everyone is welcome! Find out more here.

 


IPM 2017 Beautification Awards Banquet - August 31

Please join us August 31 to celebrate the Beautification Contest accomplishments and the Barn Quilt winners! The Banquet will be held at the Seaforth Arena, 122 Duke St, Seaforth (Social - 6 pm, Dinner - 7 pm). Tickets are $40 per person or $300 to reserve a table of 8. Find out where to purchase tickets here


Celebration of Excellence Gala - Friday, September 22

IPM 2017 and the Ontario Plowmen's Association invite you to join us at the 2017 Celebration of Excellence Gala. This year is sure to be action-packed --- we will be presenting awards to the Champion Plowing Competitors and crowning the Ontario Queen of the Furrow during the same event!
The Gala will be held at Brussels Arena, 800 Sports Dr, Brussels (Social Hour - 5:30 pm   Dinner - 6:30 pm). There are a limited number of tickets - order your tickets by August 25. Find out more here.


Picture of the IPM 2017 Headquarters OfficeThe IPM 2017 Headquarters is Open in Walton

Drop by to purchase IPM 2017 Souvenirs and Advance Tickets!

Walton Hall
42653 Blyth Rd, Walton 
Hours: Monday to Friday - 10 am to 4 pm
519-606-2017 

 

 


4-H-doorHelp Create an Avenue of Art at IPM 2017!

The Landscape Committee is looking for hand decorated doors (bifold, screen and solid) to create an AVENUE OF ART at IPM 2017.

Make it a personal project or get your family and friends together and make it a party! Paint what makes you happy in Huron. Find out how to participate here.


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IPM 2017 ADVANCE TICKETS

Advance Price Adult General Admission - $15 

(includes HST # 830515599RT0001) 

Last Day to Purchase Advanced Tickets: Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

A list of locations selling advance tickets is posted here


IPM 2017 Exhibitor Information Handbook

IPM 2017 Exhibitor Information Handbook Cover ImagePlease join us for IPM 2017 - September 19 – 23 in Walton as HURON HOSTS on ONTARIO’S WEST COAST! One thousand acres of farmers’ fields will transform into the Tented City, RV Park, Plowing Competition Fields and parking areas. This year, along with celebrating the 100th IPM, we will be celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday.

We are pleased to announce that the IPM 2017 Exhibitor Information Handbook is now available online. Inside the handbook, you will find applications, maps and lots of information about exhibiting at the Match.

We look forward to welcoming you to IPM 2017 in the County of Huron!

 

 


 Launching a Huron County Barn Quilt Trail for IPM 2017

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As Huron County prepares to host the 100th IPM in Canada’s 150th Birthday year, the Beautification Competition Committee will be trying something new! IPM 2017 will be encouraging home owners in Huron County to create and hang barn quilts as part of the beautification process as we approach IPM 2017. July 30 is the deadline to register your Barn Quilt for the Huron County Barn Quilt Trail Map. Find out more here

 

 

 


Volunteer with IPM 2017!

We have committees and positions for almost every interest---from horse and tractor plowing, to Tented City, antiques, entertainment, marketing, quilting, RV Park, wagon tours, landscaping and beautification, sponsorship, parking & traffic, and education. Find out more here.


Book Your RV Site Today!

There are 248 serviced sites left - and plenty of unserviced sites (as of June 26). Don't miss out - book your site today. Find out more here.


Bruce Power donates $100,000 to the 2017 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo in Huron County

The 100th International Plowing Match and Rural Expo will run Sept. 19-23 on 1,000 acres of farmland near Walton, in Huron East. It’s expected 100,000 people will attend to learn more about modern farming, while exhibits and about 600 vendors will focus on education and promotion of rural living, lifestyles and businesses. There will also be historical demonstrations on farming’s past and an opening day parade, of which Bruce Power is the title sponsor. Find out more here.


IPM Cross Country Convoy on September 25, 2016

To kick off the 100th IPM and celebrate ‘one–year away,’ the IPM 2017 Entertainment Committee organized an IPM Cross County Convoy on September 25, 2016, the Sunday following IPM 2016 in Wellington County. More than 35 tractors travelled from the IPM 2016 Match Site to the Brussels Arena (a total of 51 km). Following their arrival, there was a Harvest Dinner and an Entertainment Show.

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