IPM 2022 Highlights

Dates: September 20th, 2022 to September 24th, 2022

Location: Kemptville, North Grenville, Leeds-Grenville

Host Land Owner: Kemptville Campus and Neighbouring Farms

Theme: A Community Showcase of Agriculture and Rural Living: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.

OPA President: Robert MacLean

IPM 2022 Local Committee Organizing Chair: Harry Bennett

Queen of the Furrow: Anna Lennox (Grey Normanby)

Quick Facts/Stats:

In remembrance of Queen Elizabeth II, the traditional Opening Events and Welcome Ceremonies for the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) were rescheduled from Tuesday, September 20th to Wednesday September 21st.
Number of Plowing Competitors - 112
A poster contest was held. The final poster incorporated the winning artwork and IPM photos.
A Roads Back to the IPM Theatre Show was held on May 27 in Gananoque starring Dan Needles & Ian Bell.
Saturday Entertainment draws were Hunter Brothers and Amber Marshall.
A Quilt Raffle was held. The Raffle Quilt was made up of 25 blocks from the Block Challenge held in early 2022 – theme was - Home on the Farm: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow.
Quilt Show was held August 19-20 in Kemptville.