The Manitoba Provincial Plowing Association will hold its annual championship this weekend near Portage la Prairie.

Organizer Allison Briggs says there will be several classes competing including novice, open, horse, and vintage.

He expects between 15 and 20 participants at this year's event.

First and second place finishers will move on to the Canadian championship next fall in Thunder Bay.
 plowing begins tomorrow morning.

The event site is located 1 mile west of the simplot processing plant, and 3 miles south.