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THE ROADS BACK TO THE IPM
With the financial assistance of the Ontario Re-Connect grant, the Ontario Plowmen's Association is pleased to present the first event in “The Roads Back to the IPM.”

Please join us in the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville on May 27 and 28 as we preview and enjoy IPM highlights.

Theatre Night (More Confessions: A Guide to Rural Living starring Dan Needles & Ian Bell) - Friday, May 27, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Royal Theatre, Ganonoque, Ontario
For details, download the flyer here
Buy Tickets Online or call 1-800-661-7569

Plow Day - Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 9 am
Portland, Ontario
Join us for demonstratoin on: Horse Plowing (Walking Plow and Sulky Plow), Antique Plowing, Conventional Plowing and Reversible Plowing.
This year there will also be a 1) Steward School for current and aspiring Stewards and 2) Judging School for Branch Judges and aspiring Judges (following the Plowing Demonstration).
Complementary Lunch at noon. To receive lunch, please RSVP by May 24 to the OPA Office: 1-800-661-7569 or financial@plowingmatch.org. Please bring a cash or food donation for the Local Food Bank.
For details, download the flyer here.

Book accommodations early. Visit the Discover Leeds Grenville website to search for accommodations.


CAREER ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES


The Ontario Plowmen’s Association and the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo invite applications for the newly created, full-time position of OPERATIONS MANAGER.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to help co-ordinate and construct this highly influential annual event while working at the site location as well as in the Head Office located in Guelph, Ontario.

Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Agricultural knowledge and experience and/or agricultural event experience.
  • Good interpersonal skills (especially in working with volunteers), organizational ability, time and project management skills.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be capable for considerable physical work.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience using the Microsoft Suite of products.
  • Travel throughout Ontario with extended overnight stays required at certain times of the year.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Electrical license, construction and systems knowledge an asset.

The Operations Manager reports to the OPA Executive Director.

Start Date: July 2, 2022.  Initial training will be under the current Site Supervisor at IPM 2022.

Please submit resume, references and cover letter indicating salary expectations to:  cathy@plowingmatch.org

Acceptance of applications will remain open until the Operations Manager is hired.  
We appreciate all applications but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


The Ontario Plowmen’s Association is also inviting applications for a full-time EVENTS CO-ORDINATOR to join our positive and progressive staff team.

The Successful Candidate must be:

  • Highly organized and creative
  • Experienced in large events co-ordination
  • Effective in written and verbal communications
  • Skilled in working with Volunteers
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Experienced using AssistExpo

Some evening and weekend work will be required. Must have own transportation and be willing work on-site at the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo for up to two weeks. 

A minimum of three years’ experience in a related field (events, trade shows, etc.) is required.  Agricultural knowledge/experience is a definite asset.

The Events Co-ordinator reports to the OPA Executive Director.

Location: Guelph, Ontario.                                   Start Date: Immediate

Please submit resume, references and cover letter indicating salary expectations to:  cathy@plowingmatch.org

Acceptance of applications will remain open until the Events Co-ordinator is hired.  
We appreciate all applications but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Visit the IPM 2022 Website
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Over the upcoming weeks and months, we will be adding lots of information to the IPM 2022 website about how to get involved or to plan your visit to the 2022 International Plowing Match & Rural Expo in Kempville, North Grenville, United Counties of Leeds and Grenville - September 20 - 24, 2022.

QUICK LINKS

Become a Volunteer with IPM 2022
> Book Your Camping Site at the Official IPM 2022 RV Park
Request a Corporate Partnership Package
Receive Exhibitor Information Notifications 


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 Mark Your Calendars! 

103rd IPM in 2022
Tuesday, September 20 to
Saturday, September 24
Kemptville, North Grenville,
United Counties of Leeds & Grenville


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