Academy Information


The following trainee positions are generally avaliable at both the summer and 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.


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

Dates: June 3 - 9, 2017
Venue: Adams State University, Alamosa, CO


For more information about

  • Early Registration Fee:  $70 per day (Before April 1)
  • Regular Registration Fee: $75 per day (April 2 - May 15)
  • Late Registration Fee:  $85 per day (if afterMay 15)



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.


Below is a full listing of each course provided during the 2017 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.



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.

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!

Winter Academy

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2018 Winter CWFIMA Academy
January 6-12, 2018
UCCS, Colorado Springs
Schedule now available
 Download Catalog 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. Click to download a PDF of the pdf Winter Nomination Form. (63 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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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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