111th Annual Trinidad Round Up Association Festivities
& Las Animas County Fair

July 26 - July 31, 2021  Las Animas County Fair 
for more information contact:
Lorri Arnhold - 719-846-6881   

Aug 31- Sept 2, 2019 Trinidad Round  Up Association 111th Annual Labor Day Rodeo and Festivities
Saturay rodeo dance and crowning of 2021 TRA Queen
Sunday Rodeo including Westernaires, Kids nickle scramble, and stick horse races - Ranch bronc riding and 40/40 team roping
Monday parade downtown and rodeo to follow
Please see link above for order of events

Events & Schedules
Contact the Crew
Informative Links

Phil Long Toyota of Trinidad Labor Day Parade 
Sept. 6, 2021 at 9am.

Labor Day Rodeo Sept 5 & 6, 2021
Rodeo Queens Wanted!
8-15 Junior and 15-21 Senior
(for Sr Queen must be 15 by January 1st)
*Las Animas, Otero, Huerfano, Baca, Pueblo, Bent, Colfax and Union Counties may compete
*public speaking, modeling & a test
*horse competition
*represent TRA at rodeo's&parades
*$500 Scholarship to Sr Queen  
​Deadline to enter August 3
Contest Date August 7
Contest at LAC Fairgrounds
for more information call Kristy 719-859-0048
or come by Buhr Chiropractic to pick up Queen Application

If printing application from below please come by Buhr Chiropractic to pick up study materials (dates change each year)
Secondhand Tunes will be Playing for the 111th Saturday Night Rodeo Dance 8-12 at Phil Long Toyota of Trinidad Parking lot 
"Protect Colorado's Heritage"
We are Planning our 111th Annual Labor Day Weekend Festivities September 4,5,6,2021
We are Seeking Great Sponsors. The Trinidad Round-Up Association (TRA) needs sponsors to help with all events and activities for this fun filled weekend. This is a big achievement for Las Animas County!!! 111 YEARS of Rodeo Activity beginning before, lasting thru and continuing after the War. Our Rodeo is a great tradition in Las Animas County. We have a Two Day Rodeo, Rodeo Dance with a local band playing for the dance, a Parade.  The Trinidad Round-Up Association was Voted in as 2004 Rodeo of the Year in the Texas Cowboys Rodeo Association (TCRA). This honor is voted on by the Members of the TCRA. Our Rodeos draw Crowds of 3000 plus people. It also draws contestants from Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Wyoming, Nebraska, Arizona, Montana and Ohio. The TRA was also the recipient of the Las Animas County Hispanic Chamber Civic Award in 2006. The TRA has financially contributed to many youth oriented organizations including: Holy Trinity Academy, Trinidad State Junior College Women’s Softball and Men’s Baseball and Basketball, Grace Christian School, COG Early Learning Center, Area 4-H Clubs, Area Schools, Trinidad High School Band Boosters, Little Britches, Westernairs, LAC Rehabilitation Center, Trinidad Soup Kitchen, Hope Pregnancy Center, Trinidad Cancer Alliance, and a $500 scholarship for our Rodeo Queen. Becoming a Sponsor, advertising in our Rodeo Ad Book or Entering the Parade is a GREAT way to let the public know that you are out there supporting their needs. Any and all donations will be greatly Appreciated.  
The 2021 Parade Theme is: Protect Colorado's Heritage All Sponsorships/Advertising Donations Collected will be used for Scholarships, Trophies, Bands, Dance Hall, Prizes for Kids Dress Up Contest & The Queen Contest, The Parade, Carnival, Special Events like the Westernairs, the Rodeo Clowns/Barrel Man, Advertising Costs, Insurance, Licenses, Security and Added Money for Rodeo Events.  
Rodeo Events include: Saddle Bronc Riding, Bare Back Riding, Open Team Roping, Steer Wrestling, Tie Down Calf Roping, Barrel Racing, Bull Riding, Ranch Bronc Riding, and 40/40 Team Roping
Kids stick horse race & nickel scramble.  

We have many activities that require your help, please take a look at our Rodeo Ad Book Form & Event Sponsorship Application. We hope to hear from you…
Queen Coronation Saturday Night at 9pm at the Street Dance.
Kamrynn Patterson 
2018-20 Sr. Queen
Kassidy Larson
 2019 Jr. Queen
Micheli Walton
 2021 Sr. Queen
Faith Headlee
 2021 Sr. Queen
Billie Mack Adams started at a young age cowboying for local ranchers in the Branson area. Born in Folsom, N.M. in 1932, he attended schools in both Folsom then Branson, graduating in 1952. He worked weekends and summers on area ranches. He was drafted in 1953 and served in Okinawa.  
In 1956 he went to work for the ASCS as a field reported and advancing to office manager for both Las Animas and Huerfano counties – retiring in 1987.
Pat DeBella was born in Trinidad, CO to a family of 7 children. She attended Holy Trinity School and graduated from HTHS in 1956. She Attended TSJC and graduated in 1958. In September 1958, she married Mack and shared work together.  
Billie Mack and Pat are the proud parents of 4 children; Bud of Aguilar, Yvonne Di Paula-in spirit, Dianne Nichols of Canyon, Texas and Todd of Guymon, OK. They are the proud grandparents of 8 and 9 great-grands, with another expected in November. 
Mack was active in Hoehne School board, FFA Advisory board, NRCS member ad served on both El Moro and Picketwire ditch boards.
They bought the El Moro farm in 1963 and still reside there. In 1980, they forded a partnership and purchased the ranch NE of Aguilar along the Apishapa River, where the raise Black Angus cattle. 
Mack and Pat co-founded the Fishers Peak 4-H Club in 1967. Pat was an active leader for 28 years. She also was a sub home ec teacher in Hoehne, taught religious education at St. Johns Church in Hoehne and taught adult education classes at TSJC.
In 1988, Pat co-owned The Spinning Wheel, a fabric store, for 8 years, teaching sewing and quilting classes and doing alterations. Pat is a member of the Hobby club for over 50 years. 
Billie Mack and Pat’s favorite memories of Labor Day Weekend are; spending times with friends and family. They remember competing in the wild mules races, the old time barback riders used to ride with a loose rope, Chariot races, wild horse races, relay races and the good stock by LD Ward. They enjoy the Westernaires yearly and queen contests. They have attended the Labor Day Rodeos since 1958 and have only missed 1 year, that being 1966.
Good Luck and Best wishes for a healthy fun filled Labor Day weekend Rodeo and Festivities.