Classes 1 to 6

Cash Prizes are awarded to Winners and Reserve Winners as follows:

  • Winners and Reserve Winners will be awarded $300.00 and $200.00, respectively for groups in classes 1 to 6.
  • Additional money to assist with travel expenses will be awarded to all junior and senior contestants who enter the Canadian Championships in 2024 prior to their departure for that competition.

Class 2 Group 2

The Champion will receive $300.00 and the Reserve Champion will receive $200.00.

Class 5 Groups 1

Champion will receive $300.00 and the Reserve Champion will receive $200.00.

Class 6 Group 3

Champion will receive $300.00 and Reserve Champion will receive $200.00

Junior Champion Tractor Plowperson

The Winner and Reserve Winner competing in Class 2, Group 2 will be eligible to compete at the 2023 Canadian Junior Championship Plowing Competition. Registration fees will be provided for the champion and reserve who enter the Canadian Championship

Ontario Championship Tractor Plowperson

The highest placing Ontario resident and the second-highest placing Ontario resident in Class 2 Group 2 will be eligible to represent Ontario at the 2024 Canadian Junior Championship Plowing Competition. Registration fees will be provided for the Champion and Reserve Champion who enter the Canadian Championships.

Ontario Champion Horse Plowperson Award

  • Highest total points scored by a plowperson at the IPM in Class 1
  • Ontario Champion Horse Plowerperson - $300.00
  • Ontario Reserve Champion Horse Plowerperson - $200.00

IPM Champion Antique Award

Highest total points scored by a plowperson at the IPM in Class 6

  • IPM Champion Antique Plowerperson - $300.00
  • IPM Reserve Champion Antique Plowerperson - $200.00

IPM Champion Tractor Award

Highest total points scored by a plowperson at the IPM in Classes 2, 3, 4, and 5

  • IPM Champion Tractor Plowerperson - $300.00
  • IPM Reserve Champion Plowerperson - $200.00

* The OPA will not be responsible for any prize money unclaimed by January 1st.

DAILY PRIZE MONEY

Place
$
1st Prize
$100
2nd Prize
$ 90
3rd Prize
$ 80
4th Prize
$ 75
5th Prize
$ 70
6th Prize
$ 65
7th Prize
$ 60
8th Prize
$ 55
9th Prize
$ 50
10th Prize
$ 45
Remaining Contestants
$ 30

* To qualify for any prize money, Competitors must plow in their assigned classes on each day of competition (4 days).

Group 7 PRIZE MONEY

Place
$
1st Prize
$75
2nd Prize
$70
3rd Prize
$65
4th Prize
$60
5th Prize
$55
Remaining Contestants
$50

Sponsoring Class 7

Specials

Lloyd Van Dusen Award

This award is given in memory of Lloyd Van Dusen by his children. Lloyd Van Dusen competed in the Draft Horse Walking Plow Competition for years. The award will be presented to the Best Overall Walking Plow Team in Class 1 Groups 1 and 2.

Harold Nie Memorial Special

A sixty-dollar, ($60.00) cash award will be presented to the first time competitor with the highest aggregate score in Class 1. Marion Nie donates this award in memory of her late husband, who was a long time horse plow person.

Fred and Helen Davenport Memorial

A pocket watch will be presented to the tractor-plowing competitor with the highest aggregate score in four days of plowing, including Class 2, 3, 4 under the age of 16 years. Previous winners are not eligible. Fred Davenport was an OPA Director for 15 years.

John S. Moffatt Memorial Trophy

A Trophy and $100.00 be awarded to the Top Drag Plow winner. This trophy is in loving memory of John S. Moffatt and is donated by his family.

Brian Fried Memorial Trophy

This award is given to an Ontario resident competitor with the highest aggregate score in CLasses 2,3,4,5 and 6. Brian Fried was a long-time plowmen, and an Ontario, Canadian and World competitor. This trophy is Sponsored by Friends and Fellow Competitors.

Gordon Bradfield Memorial Special

The Bradfield Family, in memory of Gordon Bradfield will present an award to the Contestant with the highest aggregate scores in Classes 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Gordon Bradfield was a veteran Plowmen and an IPM Judge.

Helen and Michael Craig (in Memory of Graeme Craig)

A Coat and Hat to be awarded per competitor qualifying to compete in the Canadian Championships, Junior and Senior Class.

CLASS 7 - Junior Class

In addition to the previously noted prize money, the contestant with:

  1. The highest score in Class 7 will receive $300
  2. The second highest score in Class 7 will receive $200
  3. The third highest score in Class 7 will receive $100.

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