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#1 DH1 OFFLINE  

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Posted March 28, 2011 - 07:14 PM

Are there plow days for Garden Tractors in southern Ont. Canada?
Where When How do you find out about them?

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Posted March 28, 2011 - 07:19 PM

There are enough Canadian members on here that you guys should maybe see about getting something started? Just have to try to find some ground that they will allow plowing on.

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Posted March 28, 2011 - 07:23 PM

I just looked at Doug's front yard on Google Earth.
Has potential.

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Posted March 28, 2011 - 07:28 PM

If you guys were to be able to get something started I would seriously try to make it up, might not be the first year but the second season I would. Would be a good vacation, probably make a couple days of it and go sight seeing.

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Posted March 28, 2011 - 07:32 PM

The 2011 International Plowing Match

Ontario Plowmen's Association

http://www.plowingma...Category=Branch

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Posted March 29, 2011 - 03:23 PM

Probably kind of hard to set up, don't think there are too many days the ground isn't frozen.:bigrofl:
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Posted March 29, 2011 - 03:37 PM

Well the ground where I am still is. I just wanted t0 see if there is a non competitive plow day around here somewhere.
Where a bunch of guys with Garden Tractors got together to try out there stuff plowing a farmers field just for the fun of it.

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Posted March 29, 2011 - 03:44 PM

Well the ground where I am still is. I just wanted t0 see if there is a non competitive plow day around here somewhere.
Where a bunch of guys with Garden Tractors got together to try out there stuff plowing a farmers field just for the fun of it.



Yes, that would be a good thing.
I would certainly try to attend.

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Posted March 29, 2011 - 04:21 PM

If I could make a couple of suggestions;

Just do it. The first 2 years will be you & 2 friends at a buddies house plowing & bragging.

A few "Friends of Friends" the 3rd & 4th

By the 5th year, it'll be an Organization type event. Especially with a little posterboard advertising. Maybe some networking on a website :p

Plan on starting small, but look forward to rapid growth. When you get too many people for the ground you have set aside, what's the contingency plan... any friendly neighbors with gardens, an unplanted field nearby they wouldn't mind you playing in?

Also, make the lunch (the most important part of ANY event) a thresherman style lunch. Everyone bring something & everyone share. At our plowday, we also take donations, but we provide the sweetrolls for breakfast. We also loose money every year, but everyone has such a good time, the club doesn't seem to mind. 50/50 drawings help offset the loss tho. Keep in mind, we've been trying things for 13 yrs & have weeded out some of the bad ideas by now.

If you need any ideas, please ask... and like I said, start small, like any offspring, it'll grow up fast LOL.

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Posted March 29, 2011 - 04:23 PM

I just looked at Doug's front yard on Google Earth.
Has potential.

It's the middle of a housing addition, don't think thats Doug's place.. lol

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Posted March 29, 2011 - 04:31 PM

I think you guys should do it. I'm not sure what website Alan is referring to to help spread the word :smilewink:

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Posted March 29, 2011 - 04:42 PM

Go for it , guys. I a little to far away to come, so don't look for me.
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Posted March 29, 2011 - 06:11 PM

I have a buddy who puts on a plowing demonstration every year,mostly for old full size tractors but no reason that a garden tractor couldn't compete.

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Posted April 07, 2012 - 05:01 PM

Are there plow days for Garden Tractors in southern Ont. Canada?
Where When How do you find out about them?


Since the site has grown so much I thought I'd bump this to the top to see if there are any Garden Tractor plow days or get togethers in Ont. Canada

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Posted April 08, 2012 - 03:44 AM

I dunno,Doug. Most of the plowing that I do involves low temperatures and I don't think many of the guys would be interested. Polar bears, you know!




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