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National and State Plowing Contest

National and State Plowing Contest

  • Dates: August 29, 2017 - September 2, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Williams Grove Fairgrounds
  • Address: 1 Steam Engine Hill, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
  • Phone: (717) 870-1044
  • Price: $3.00
Overview

The 71st National Plowing Contest and the 65th State Plowing Contest will take place from August 29 to September adjacent to the Williams Grove HIstorical Steam Engine Annual Show.

Set up and practice for the State Contest take place on August 29 and 30. On August 31, the contest begins with Small Match at 9 am, Open Match at noon, and Antique Match at 2 pm. Awards will be presented at 3:30 pm.

The National Contest takes place on September 1 and 2. On September 1, the Antique Contest is at 9 am, the small plow/reversible is at noon, and the Kverneland Challenge is at 4 pm. On September 2, the Open Match is a 9 am, the Juniors Match is at 10:30 am, the small plow/reversible is at noon, and the awards presentation is at 4 pm.

There will also be a special reconstruction of the Grangers picnic as it was held from 1875 to 1926 on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Agricultural Education Center.

National and State Plowing Contest
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  • Williams Grove Fairgrounds
  • $3.00
  • Recurring daily