United Way Centraide North East Ontario/Nord-est de l’Ontario is proud to be a part of IPM 2019, an initiative that has been positively impacting communities for over 100 years. Volunteers and staff will be onsite in Verner from September 17 – 21 conducting a 50/50 electronic raffle that will support community programming in West Nipissing.
Welcome to the 2019 International
Plowing Match and Rural Expo
Verner, West Nipissing
September 17 – 21, 2019 • 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday at the IPM!
Day 3 at the IPM is sure to captivate you, as there's no shortage of things to see and do.
Don't miss the Canadian Cowgirls precision drill team at the RAM Rodeo Ring, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. As the venue's name suggests, rodeo action gets underway at noon and 2:30 p.m.
The BMO Plowing Competition gets underway at 9:30 and 11 a.m. with Horse Plowing at 10 a.m.
Live chainsaw wood-carving demonstrations from North Side Johnny's will be going on throughout the day. They can be found in Tent 5A, at the intersection of Fifth Street and West Nipissing Avenue.
There's lots of hands-on activities taking place throughout the day at the Hydro One Education Centre.
The West Coast Lumberjack Show, located in Tent 3A (near Service Road 3 and West Nipissing Avenue), will have performances at 10 a.m. as well as 1:30 and 3 p.m.
There's live music happening on the Main Stage, Ontario Mutuals Stage and in the Final Furrow Lounge at beginning at various times throughout the day, along with presentations in the Lifestyles Tent from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. La Vie en Couleur & Dé cor hosts a Fashion Show in the Lifestyles Tent at 1 p.m.
Among the Main Stage performers is Mimi O'Bonsawin, winner of the Best Pop Album award at the 2019 Indigenous Music Awards, at 4 p.m. She's also in the Final Furrow Lounge at 2 p.m.
Be sure to check out the Antique and Historical displays, including several antique equipment demonstrations throughout the day.
News & Updates
Day 2 of IPM 2019 features another amazing lineup of entertainment and activities for you to enjoy.
Opening day for the 2019 International Plowing Match & Rural Expo is a big one. Be sure to take in the Opening Day Parade, brought to you by Bruce Power, which starts in Verner at 10:30 a.m. and makes its way to Tented City, finishing near the Main Stage in time for the Opening Ceremony at noon.
The International Plowing Match and Rural Expo will be held September 17-21 in Verner, Municipality of West Nipissing. The following information is provided with the objective of facilitating access to the IPM, the entertainment and its facilities.
For the first time, the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) is hosting an Out-of-Field Challenge – an opportunity for non-competitive plowers to join in the fun and show off their skills.
Everything you need to know in one spot! Here’s the official IPM 2019 Show Guide
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