Road restrictions September 19 to 24 for International Plowing Match
The following road restrictions will be in effect from Tuesday, September 19 to Sunday, September 24 from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm for the International Plowing Match:
- Dufferin County Road 10 from 6 Line to 9 Line – local and authorized traffic only – no IPM traffic
- Amaranth 6 Line from 15 Sideroad to 5 Sideroad – local and authorized traffic only – no IPM traffic
- Amaranth 7 Line from 15 Sideroad to 5 Sideroad – local and authorized traffic only – no IPM traffic
- Amaranth 8 Line from 15 Sideroad to 5 Sideroad – local and authorized traffic only – no IPM traffic
Emergency services have been notified of the restriction and will have unlimited access through the area. Delays can be expected during the event due to an increase in traffic volume.
Speed limits on County Road 10 will also be reduced to improve the safety of residents and visitors. Travelers are asked to slow down and expect delays at peak times when driving near the event.
The International Plowing Match and Rural Expo
The International Plowing Match will take place from September 19 to September 23 in Bowling Green (between Grand Valley and Laurel) in Dufferin County, Ontario. The IPM is a five-day celebration of agriculture and rural living. There will be plowing competitions, a range of activities for people of all ages, numerous opportunities to learn about agriculture, daily live entertainment in multiple match venues, hundreds of vendors and exhibits, a wide variety of food, an RV park and more. The event has an expected attendance of approximately 70,000 people. For more information visit www.plowingmatch.org/ipm2023.
The Ontario Plowmen’s Association
The Ontario Plowmen’s Association is the parent host of the International Plowing Match. Each year the OPA partners with a community to organize and host the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo. For more information visit www.plowingmatch.org.
Megan Ball, Manager of Communications