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..
Class Winners 2019 Bruce County Plowing Match
Class 2 JOHN DEKROON 124
Class 3 JIM SHORTREED 112
Class 4 LOGAN YOUNG 122
Class 5 RYLIE LOWE 111
Class 5A BRADEN WOELFLE108
Class 7 CARMAN WEPPLER 135
Class 8 MATT MAGWOOD 110
Class 11 MACKENZIE REINHART 124
Class 12A RICHARD ELLIOTT 127.5
Class 12B PAUL HODGSON 130
Congrats to all participants. Thanks for coming out!
2019-2020 Queen of the Furrow
is Allison Pepper from Chesley.
Bruce County competitors were winners at the 2019 International Plowing Match in Verner, West Nippissing. Daily class winners included Scott Thomas in the walking plow category in horse plowing (class 1-1) were he placed 1st on one day.. He was joined by tractor plowers Tom Evans (5-2) X1, Tom Thede (6-2) X3 and Braden Woefle (7-1) X1; Bruce County competitors claimed a total of 6 first place lands.
In addition, Tom Thede was named the Champion of Class 6 Group 2 and was the second highest overall scoring antique plowman. This earned him the title of Reserve Ontario Antique Champion. A tremendous achievement!
Tom Evans placed 3rd in the Ontario Class and has qualified for the Canadian Championship next year in Manitoba.
Congrats to all for representing Bruce County so well!
Tom Evans of Tiverton represented Canada for the second time at the World Ploughing Contest this summer in Minnesota, USA. The competition was be held on Aug 30 & 31st near Baudette, MN across the border from Rainy River, Ontario. He placed 15th out of 24 competitors in the reversible category.
Bruce County competitor Mackenzie Reinhart placed 4th in reversible plowing at the national championship held at Sunderland, Ontario.
The 2019 Bruce County Plowing Match was held on Friday, August 30, 2019 on the farm of John Husk, Kinloss; on Provincial Highway 9 just west of County Road 1.