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20th Annual
TN-KY Wildland Fire Academy

January 4-14, 2023

Due Dates

Fire in Ice 5k Run/Walk
Sunday, January 8th 

Don't forget to register for the 8th annual race!

Proceeds will go to Tennessee, Kentucky, and National Wildland Firefighter Foundations.

August 15, 2022             Nominations open.

October 7, 2022             Nominations due. Classes that are not full will remain open for nominations.

October 21, 2022           Student selections completed.

November 10, 2022      Student rosters posted.

November 21, 2022      TFACA on-campus housing accepted.

Location, Tuition, Lodging & Meals

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Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy (TFACA)

2161 Unionville-Deason Road
Bell Buckle, TN 37020
Phone: 931-294-4111

**Please Read this Section Carefully**

Students from sponsoring units will not be charged tuition.
"Sponsoring Units" include:
USFS: Cherokee NF, Daniel Boone NF, Land Between The Lakes NRA, the USFS Regional Office in Atlanta (not the entire region);
Kentucky Division of Forestry; 

Tennessee Division of Forestry;
Region 4 USFWS;

Southeast Region NPS.

Students from other units will be charged tuition of $25 per day for virtual courses and $65 per day for classroom courses.

TUITION PAYMENT

Tuition must be paid in advance, ONLY AFTER YOU HAVE RECEIVED AN ACCEPTANCE LETTER.
Payments may be made by check or credit card. No cash accepted. Students may submit a credit card form to facilitate the payment process.
Credit card payments may be processed via PayPal prior to the Academy start date, but not before acceptance letters have been received.

Checks for tuition payments must be made payable to:
TN-KY Wildland Fire Academy
Please correctly reflect the year as "2023" if dated in January.

 

LODGING AND MEAL PAYMENT 

Lodging and/or meal costs are paid separately to the Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy (TFACA).
Each student will be responsible for his or her meal and lodging costs.
Meals are available on-site, and limited lodging is available.
The TFACA accepts payment by credit card, check, or cash.
For students staying on site, Lodging (Dorm Rooms) & Meals are $65 per day.
Lunch may be purchased for $10 per day.
Students will receive reservation information with their nomination letter. Please do not contact TFACA before then.

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