Bruce County Plowmen's Association

The Bruce County Plowmen's Association is a grass roots organization that puts on a yearly plowing match. Plowing Matches have been part of our agricultural history in Ontario for well over a century..

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2017 Canadian Plowing Match

The 2017 Canadian Plowing Championship will be held August 29 - September 2, 2017 on County Road 19, 6 km north of Walkerton. The annual Bruce County Plowing Match will be held in conjunction with the national championship on Friday, Sept 1

The competition will involve competitors from across Canada representing their province in one of three plowing classes: Senior Conventional, Senior Reversible and Junior Conventional. Winners will represent Canada in the 2018 World Ploughing Competition in Germany.

The Bruce county Plowmen's Association and the Canadian Plowmen's organization are non-profit organizations. Our committees are working together and counting on broad community support for this undertaking. Sponsorship and advertising placements are detailed in the
2017 Canadian Plowing Championship - Bruce County Sponsorship Package.


Whats Happening
  • Class Winners 2017 Bruce County Plowing Match
    Class 1 JORDAN SHORTREED 113
    Class 2 SCOTT THOMAS 132
    Class 3 DAN GORRILL 115.5
    Class 4 MEGHAN CAMERON 136
    Class 5 CURTIS LOTTON 128.5
    Class 6 TRENT FERRIS 128
    Class 7 BERT BEYENS 153
    Class 8 STEVE FERRIS 127.5
    Class 8B MATT MAGWOOD 116.5
    Class 12A KEITH ROBINSON 138
    Class 12B DON NUNNIKHOVEN 138
    Class 12J AUSTIN BORTH 124
    Congrats to all participants. Thanks for coming out!
  • 2017 Canadian Plowing Champions Crowned in Bruce County Hunter Chown from Wolfe Island Ontario- Canadian Junior Champion. Eric Ferguson from Sunderland Ontario- Canadian Conventional Champion. Francis Sache from Rosedale British Columbia- Canadian Reversible Champion.
  • 2017-2018 Queen of the Furrow
    is Laura Fullerton from Paisley.
  • Bruce County Plowmen bring home awards from the recent International Plowing Match in Wellington County. Scott Thomas of Elmwood and Tom Evans of Tiverton, last year's top overall competitors in horse and tractor plowing; were awarded the reserve championships in their classes this year. Scott narrowly missed on a repeat horse title coming in second on a tiebreaker, having tied the champion on points. Tom will once again compete at the Canadian Championship next year having come in second in the Ontario class for reversible plowing. Meanwhile, in the Junior plowing competition on Saturday, Trent Ferris of Glammis won his class and was placed 3rd overall on the day. This is the first time that a Bruce County Junior made it into the top 3.
  • The 2017 Canadian Plowing Championship will be held in Bruce County!
    The event will be held north of Walkerton from Tuesday, August 29 to Saturday, September 2.
    Come help us celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada and Bruce County as we host the champion plowmen from provinces across Canada as they compete for the National Championship. The 2 Champion Senior competitors in conventional and reversible plowing will represent Canada at the 2018 World Contest in Germany. The annual Bruce County Match & BBQ will be held in conjunction with the Canadian Championship on Friday Sept 1.
  • Bruce County plowing competitor Tom Evans of Tiverton won the 2016 Canadian Reversible Plowing Championship in Ottawa on August 27. He will be the first Bruce County person to compete for their country at the World Ploughing Championship. He will travel to Kenya in 2017 to take part in the event.