Academy Information



Please complete the online Vendor Registration Form.

Location: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Academy Dates: January 7-13, 2017

  • Set up begins January 6th at 1500

Exhibit booth fee schedule
  *Fees include breakfast, lunch & dinner for 1 (each additional space will include meals for 1 additional person)

  • 8' x 10' booth space = $350.00
    Additional spaces = $100.00 per space
  • Table top space = $250.00.
  • Additional meal tickets = $25.00 per person – per day
  • Additional outside space = $50.00


  • Host hotel is the Marriott for $70 per night.  We also have the option of the Hyatt House for those of you wanting a full kitchen for the same price.

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

For additional information/questions or special requests please contact:

Cheryl Dalton This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

We provide two training sessions during the year. One in January for our "Winter Academy" and the "Summer Academy" which is held the first week of June.

A preliminary schedule will be posted for the Winter Academy will be available late summer and the schedule for the Summer Academy will be available mid-winter.

This section of our web site will be updated with the current information for the next academy training as soon as we have it finalized.

Summer Schedule will be published in early March.

Class rosters for the Winter Academy will be posted by Nov 15th

All Rosters are saved in the "Document Library" under the category of " Class Rosters". To view a particular Roster, click on the document for that class number. Some classes are not listed due to low enrollment to date.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .



We are always looking for new agency, departmental or professional membership organizations to join our growing list of Academy partners. Becoming a partner with us provides you the opportunity for your logo to be displayed on the cover of our student materials. We feel it is important for our students to see this kind of professional endorsement for the Academy and their efforts in undertaking their essential training.


As a non-profit, the CWFIMA relies in part on external supporters to maintain the quality of the program. If you are a business that provides services to the wildland fire and emergency response communities, please consider contacting us to purchase advertising space in our CWFIMA brochures and materials. Information can be obtained by contacting us. pdf You can also download and complete this application form and send it in (99 KB) .

Not all classes have pre-work. Any non-NWCG course with pre-work can be accessed through the document library under course pre-work file.

  • Click on the link below which will take you to the website where you can download the course pre-work files.
  • Complete prior to class.
  • Bring completed pre-work to class unless otherwise instructed on you Resource Order. (Resource Order will be emailed to you after registration has been reviewed and approved).

Where to find your pre-work on the NWCG Training Website

Pre-Course Work

FI-210, Wildland Fire Origin & Cause Determination
L-280, Followership to Leadership
L-380 Fineline Leadership (this pre-work will be sent to students)
S-200, Initial Attack Incident Commander
S-212, Wildland Fire Chainsaws
S-230, Crew Boss
S-270, Basic Air Operations
S-290, Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior
S-330, Strike Team/Task Force Leader

Online Course

L-180, Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service
S-190, Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (online modules for students taking S-130/190 Review & Field Only Class)

Blended Course

S-130, Firefighter Training (online modules for students taking S-130/190 Review & Field Only Class)

For Assistance

If you have any problems with pre-work or links please contact us @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 719-589-1400.

Vendor Registration Process

Last updated: 11/02/15


Registration will ONLY be accepted online. Mail in registrations will not be accepted. Please contact 2016 Academy Vendor Liaison Cheryl Dalton 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.

IMT Opportunities

CWFIMA is now accepting applications for IMT Position.

 Click to Apply Online!

Summer Academy

2018 Summer CWFIMA Academy
June 2 - 8, 2018
Salida High School - Salida, CO

Course schedule will be posted  by Mar 1

Summer Catalog

2018 Summer Academy

2018 Summer CWFIMA Academy Brochure is now available for download.

  Download 2018 Brochure

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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