UGRA is a nonprofit organization that supports rodeo and country lifestyle while raising money for the community and various causes.

About Us

Golden Spike Gay Rodeo Association (GSGRA) was founded in 1979 and operated as a group of local country western gays helping out the community. They were admitted to IGRA 10 years later in 1989 as the Utah Gay Rodeo Association (UGRA). By this time the Golden State Gay Rodeo Association in California owned the acronym GSGRA. Due to various reasons, Utah's gay rodeo association unfortunately dissolved in 2006.

On January 4, 2016 the Utah Gay Rodeo Association (UGRA) was brought back to life! UGRA was admitted to the International Gay Rodeo Association (IGRA) by the Summer of 2016.

Welcome to our page!

A little about us you ask?.. Well.. we enjoy rodeo, long walks in a dusty arena, and most importantly we love to have our communities involved in the fun!

Please reach out to us with any questions and how to get involved!


1000 N 1200 W Ogden UT


We are excited to announce our Host Hotel for the upcoming Crossroads of the West Regional Rodeo June 16th - 18th 2023, at the Golden Spike Event Center in Ogden, UT.

Please join us in welcoming our host hotel, Best Western Plus High Country Inn. Located 5 minutes from the rodeo grounds. The hotel features incredible staff, rooms, pool and jacuzzi, gym area, dog park, walking trails, and an amazing restaurant, Jeremiah's, located adjacent to the hotel. 

Below is a discounted rodeo rate link for those that would like to book rooms at the hotel.



Find out more information on upcoming news with UGRA. Stay up-to-date with any changes with our organization. 


With summer being the best time for us to gather, UGRA looks forward to working with you and the many members involved.