Academy Information


The following trainee positions will be available at the 2019 Winter academy (if a position is not listed there is not any availability for that specific position). All trainees will work on taskbooks and receive experience in their specific position. To apply click the "T" button below.

  • $45 per day (includes breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • You must attend a minimum of 4 days
  • Each position has a maximum number of trainees (see positions below). This maximum is per day per position, not per academy.
  •, all applicants will be notified of their acceptance (or contacted with an explanation if not accepted)
  • As this is a planned event, no taskbooks will be completed or recommendations made for final certification.
  • An evaluation with completed tasks will be provided for each trainee
  • Bring your position kit, if you have one, and your initiated PTB.


2019 Winter Vendor Information

Location: UCCS Colorrado Springs

Academy Dates: Jan 7-13

  • Set up begins Jan 6 at 1500

Exhibit booth fee schedule

  • 8' x 10' booth space = $350.00 (includes meals for 1 per booth space)
  • Table top space = $250.00. Additional spaces = $100.00 per space
  • Additional meal tickets = $25.00 per person – per day


  • Host hotel is theEmbassy Suites at a cost of $70 per night.

    You must reserve the rooms through us, please contact us with the dates you need.

For additional information/questions or special requests please contact:

  • Laurie Oliver This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Below is a full listing of each course provided during the 2019 Winter Training Session with a brief description. 

Courses descriptions for all classes being held at the upcoming academy can be found below. They describe the basic class and include the pre-requisite requirements.

 Vendor Registration Process Winter 2019


Registration will ONLY be accepted online. Mail in registrations will not be accepted. Please contact  Laurie Oliver This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if this is a problem.

To register online, please read the following vendor agreement. Once you have read it, click the "I accept" link and it will take you to our online registration form.


Please read and accept the vendor agreement below.

Registration for the Colorado Wildland Fire and Incident Management Academy (CWFIMA) is open to anyone wishing to attend, however, priority is given to agency employees.

Student Registration Information

Students are able to register On-Line for the upcoming Academy or submit a nomination via email or fax.Please read the following information prior to completing the Student Registration Application.

The next CWFIMA Training academy has been scheduled for the Winter session.

Dates: January 7-13, 2019

Venue: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO


For more information about

  • Early Registration Fee:  $70 per day (Before Nov 1)
  • Regular Registration Fee: $75 per day (Nov 2 - Dec 18)
  • Late Registration Fee:  $85 per day (if after Dec 18)

Winter Academy

2019 Winter CWFIMA

January 7-13, 2019

University of Colorado Springs (UCCS), Colorado Springs

Registration and schedule has been delayed to August 24th

Academy Brochure

2019 Winter CWFIMA Academy Brochure is now available for download.

 Download 2019 Brochure

Document Library

Download the latest information, class rosters, forms and brochures.

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Student Registration

Student RegistrationStudents are able to register On-Line for the upcoming Academy, please read the following information prior to completing the Student Registration Application. document Click to download a PDF of the NWCG Nomination Form (15 KB) .

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Trainee Application

Trainee RegistrationCWFIMA provides a great opportunity for trainees working on taskbooks to receive on-the-job training and evaluation working under qualified Type 1 and Type 2 Command & General Staff.

Vendor & Exhibitor Registration

v vendorA key aspect of the student experience while enrolled at the CWFIMA is access to vendors who offer an array of wildland fire and emergency response equipment, supplies, and services.

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