International Plowing Matches
in Elgin County
Welcome to the home page of A Retrospective Look at International Plowing Matches in Elgin County.
On this website, we will introduce you to the persons, to the events and to the sights of historic and future International Plowing Matches (IPM) held in Elgin County. Elgin County has hosted the IPM three times since 1940 and has been confirmed as the host of the IPM in 2010. The Elgin County Plowmen's Association (ECPA) has been a principal partner in the organization of these matches.
The Elgin County Archives is a key repository of documents, photographs and artifacts associated with Elgin County IPMs and the ECPA. This website features digitized images of a variety of these records. For more information, or to visit the Archives in person, please contact Archivist Stephen Francom or visit the Elgin County Archives website.
We invite you to take some time to explore this site and to come back to visit often. To get started, please scroll down and select one of the following five choices to get to the appropriate page for the IPM of 1940, 1960, 1985 or 2010, or for the Elgin County Plowmen's Association.
For more information about the 2010 IPM in Elgin County, visit the official IPM 2010 website.
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