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Please refer to this page where we will be keeping you up to date on the status of the 2019 Summer Academy's Classes. If we need to change a date, the class is filled or it has been cancelled, we will list it below.

If you do not see a class listed here and are having trouble registering, or you want to be placed on a waitlist on a full class, please contact us directly


S-130/190 (5 day course)
S-131 (both sessions)
S-219  (both sessions)

IQS is now a 1 day class being held on Jan 8

Please scroll down the page to the blue boxes and click to register through either the Student or the Trainee links.

The schedule for the 2020 Winter CWFIMA is now available.  It is located under the 'Academy Information" tab above.  

The schedule for the 2020 Winter Academy is now available and the online registration is active.  Take a look at the schedule and register early as classes may fill up.  Hotel information can be found on the 2020 Information page.

Looking forward to another successful Academy.

September 13-15, 2019
Otero Junior College (OJC)
La Junta, CO

Fire on the Plains is a collaborative effort to bring cost effective, high quality, hands-on training to the first responders of the eastern plains of Colorado. This year we have re-tooled some of our offerings and added a few that folks have requested. We are also partnering with Otero Junior College this year.

This event is designed to provide basic skills introduction to newer firefighters as well as giving the seasoned firefighter the ability to explore new concepts. Each session will provide the opportunity for students to work on specific Job Performance Requirements (JPR) for certification maintenance.

This year we have created focused tracks for the firefighter and the driver/operator. Students can choose from several multiday, full day, 4 hour and 2 hour sessions. The student may pick and choose which sessions they wish to attend. Students may attend for the entire weekend or just one day.

Meals are included in the price of tuition.

Sponsored by Colorado Wildland Fire & Incident Management Academy and Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control.  Hosted by Otero Junior College.

Download and view the 2019 FOTP Brochure

Click to Register for 2019 FOTP Training

The 3rd Annual Fire on the Plains was held September 13-15th in La Junta, CO hosted by the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control and CWFIMA.  Another training success in meeting the needs of many eastern Colorado rural volunteer fire departments, we appreciate your attendance to this event.  A big thank you to Otero Junior College for providing use of their facility, Sodexho Food Services, La Junta Fire Dept for use of their Fire Training Center, La Junta Airport for field location, City of La Junta for shuttle services and field locations and other local businesses such as Hampton Inn, Econo Lodge, Wal-Mart, Big R, and 469-Dean.  Many thanks to the Colorado Type 3 IMT members for their Command Support and the amazing instructor support from DFPC, Golden Gate FPD, La Junta FD, Platte Valley FD, Eaton FD, Loveland FRA, Colorado River FR, Hugo FD, South Metro FR and Timberline FPD.

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. 

Click for student registration...

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.

Click for trainee application...

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.

Click for vendor registration...

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