What is the International Plowing Match?
A PREMIER AGRICULTURAL EVENT IN CANADA COMES TO WATERLOO REGION
Sept 18-22 , 2012 Waterloo Region will Host the International Plowing Match and Rural Exposition at Roseville just south of K-W in the heart of the Golden Triangle Area of Southern Ontario.
We expect in excess of 100,000 visitors to attend our massive 5 day, outdoor event.
There will be media coverage both during and for several months prior to the IPM event
A “tented city” covering 100 acres will become home to some 600 exhibitors and vendors for 5 days.
There will be attractions for everyone … knowledge and education to be gained by today’s decision makers, tomorrows leaders and those who are enjoying their leisure time.
An RV Park of 1800 sites will cover another 100 acre field. Hydro, water availability and a huge entertainment tent with local and widely recognized entertainers will add excitement to the scene.
We expect to showcase many of our local business related to our broad base of high technology, agriculture, alternate energy generation , manufacturing and service industries.
We will be generous with our attention given to the education of our children and adults . The nation leading education facilities located within the Region of Waterloo, are some of the most highly recognized and respected Universities and Colleges in Canada.
The Region of Waterloo and our Local Municipalities will participate in promoting the benefits of living, playing and working in Waterloo Region.
A significant area within the tented city will be devoted to our Corporate Sponsors Partnership Park. Here, recognition is given to those who have generously contributed to the success of our event. This area is also used as a rest area for our guests , and often used by media to conduct interviews.
And yes ..We will be hosting the 99th anniversary of the IPM plowing competition. One of our mandates is to provide a competition that promotes the safe and efficient use of farm machinery and encourages improved farm productivity and yield efficiency through proper seedbed preparation and soil management. The top two competitors in the plowing competitions will represent Ontario at the Canadian Plowing Championships in 2013. Our Queen of the furrow competition will be another major attraction, and our wrap up banquet will honour and recognize all those who have competed in the weeks plowing competitions.
We look forward greeting you and hosting a spectacular event for your enjoyment in September of 2012.