The Ouray County Rodeo Association is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization based in Ouray County, Colorado. It was originally formed in 1982 as the Ouray County Sheriff's Posse and was later changed to the Ouray County Rodeo Association.
The Labor Day Rodeo has been ongoing since 1917 and the Rodeo Association hosts it annually. Exactly 100 years after the beginning of the Ouray County Rodeo, OCRA hosted the first annual San Juan Skijoring and in 3 short years, it was awarded "Race of the Year" and is known as a bucket list race for the Skijoring Competitors. In 2022, San Juan Skijoring withdrew from the Rodeo Association to become it's own non-profit.
The Rodeo Association goals include keeping our Western heritage alive and healthy, supporting our community, and giving back to our youth.