2014 International Plowing Match & Rural Expo

Simcoe County - Ivy, Ontario - September 16th-20th, 2014


Thank you to everyone who came out to support the 2014 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo!  We had a great time and hope you did as well!  Thank you to the Sponsors, Vendors and Volunteers, we could not have done it with out you!  We are looking forward to next year.  

Laura Price is the 2014-2015 Ontario Queen of the Furrow

Laura, from Simcoe County, was crowned Thursday evening at the Queen of the Furrow Banquet. First Runner up was Jennifer Vanden Ouweland from Lambton County and Second Runner Up was Fabienne Kagi from Stormont County. Two other finalists were Morgan Roy of Frontenac Wolfe Island and Sheena Grieve of Oxford Blandford-Blenheim.

Other winners were Miss Friendship, Natasha-Lyne Roy of Temiskaming. Meghan Taylor from Northumberland County and Olivia Bolender from York Region were winners of the BMO Scholarship Special. The top 5 plowers were first, Jordan Pederson of Wellington; second, Laura Price from Simcoe; third, Bonnie Ward of Durham Region; fourth. Valerie Stone of Brant-Six Nations; fifth, Laurissa Christie of Bruce County.

Laura will spend the coming year travelling across Ontario representing the OPA and IPM 2015.

Winners of IPM 2014 Raffle

Congratulations to Owen Woolley of Ayr, Ontario for winning the Grand Prize Kubota Utility Vehicle in the IPM 2014 Raffle Prize Draw. Thank you to Church's Farm Supply for the donation of the prize!

Other prizes in the IPM 2014 Raffle were won by the following:
$100 - Lawrence Stephenson, Everett, Ontario
$200 - Paul Sloan, Lindsay, Ontario
$300 - Pat Chipchase, Clinton, Ontario
$400 - Andrew Sztricsko, West Lorne, Ontario
$500 - Paul Timbers, Guilford, Ontario

Winners of the Quilt Raffle:

1st Prize - King Size - Kathy Vanlaarhoven - Phelpston
2nd Prize - Queen Size - Pat Van Altena - Angus
3rd Prize - Double Size - Marie Benjaming - Cookstown

Silent Auction Quilt - Twin Size:
Martine Klassen Peplar - Oro ($700)

Thank you to Laura Price, 2014-2015 Ontario Queen of the Furrow for making the draws!

The Winner of the Queen of the Furrow Quilt Raffle:

The winner of the Queen of the Furrow Quilt was Sherri Watier from Simcoe County.

(The Queen of the Furrow Quilt fabric was donated by Country Concessions Quilt Shop in Cookstown, the embroidery was donated by Graphic Apparel in Innisfil, and the tickets were provided by AMP Printing in Angus. The fabric for the quilt was selected by the 2014 Queen of the Furrow contestants and all proceeds will be used to support Breast Cancer fundraising in Simcoe County.)