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.
It was later re-formed as the Ouray County Rodeo Association.
The Labor Day Rodeo has been ongoing since 1917 and the Rodeo Association hosts it annually. With the help of Ouray County and a very generous donor, the Association was able to complete the construction of a Rough Stock/Equestrian Arena in 2014. Making the Ouray County Fairgrounds one of the largest outdoor arenas in Colorado.
The Rodeo Association goals include keeping our Western heritage alive and healthy, supporting our community, and giving back to our youth.