Academy Information

2019 Summer Vendor Information

Location: Columbine Middle Scholl
                Montrose, CO

Academy Dates: June 1-7, 2019

  • Set up begins May 31st at 1500

Exhibit booth fee schedule

  • 8' x 10' booth space = $375.00 (includes meals for 1 per booth space)
  • Table top space = $275.00. Additional spaces = $100.00 per space
  • Additional meal tickets = $20.00 per person – per day


  • Host hotel is Stay Inn & Suites or Canyon Lodge at a rate of $99 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:

  •  Bernie Post  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 970-222-8698 or Laurie Oliver This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 970-759-9611


 Vendor Registration Process 


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.


The following trainee positions will be available at the 2019 Summer 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.

 Below is a full listing of each course provided during the 2019 Summer 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.



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Below is the most current schedule for the June 1-7 Summer Academy Session.

Last Updated:05/8/19



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

Dates: June 1-7, 2019

Venue: Columbine Middle School
             610 York St
             Montrose, CO  81401 

Regular Registration Fee: $79 per day (prior to May 10th))

  • Late Registration Fee:  $89 per day (if after May 10)

Winter Academy

2020 Winter CWFIMA

January 5 - 12, 2020

University of Colorado Springs (UCCS), Colorado Springs

Academy Brochure

The Winter 2020 Academy Brochure is now available for download.

 Download 2020 Brochure


FOTP Brochure

2019 CWFIMA FOTP Brochure is available for download. The Winter 2020 version will be available at a later date.

 Download 2019 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.

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