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SD State Fire School 2024 (138th Annual)

SD State Fire School 2024 (138th Annual)

Thursday, June 13, 2024 3:00 PM - Saturday, June 15, 2024 6:00 PM (CDT)


REGISTRATION FOR STATE FIRE SCHOOL IS OPEN!  Get yourself registered and talk someone else on your Department who has never been to Fire School to come along!  It's going to be another great year!


Join us for 2024 South Dakota State Fire School - June 13th-15th, 2024

CLICK HERE FOR 2024 STATE FIRE SCHOOL INVITE VIDEO produced by Watertown Fire Department

CLICK ON the 'Event Sessions >>' button near the upper right to view detailed information on the available class sessions for this year.

Interested in State Fire School Merch.?  T-Shirts & Challenge Coins are available for pre-order, pre-payment and pickup at the event from the SD Firefighters Auxiliary.  Some items have limited stock, pre-order now to ensure you get what you're looking for.  Click Here to visit the SD State Firefighters Auxiliary On-Line Store.

EXHIBITORS/VENDORS:  REGISTRATION FOR Vendors/Exhibitors/Sponsors will take place mid-late January-March so that we can have all on-line digital advertising, logos and URLs in place prior to opening registration to standard attendees.  

Regardless of the above dates if you are interested in being a vendor or sponsor, please contact us @ we may still have room for you!

For information on Sponsorship opportunities, exhibitor space at the event, etc... please contact us and we'll send you a link for Vendor/Exhibitor/Sponsor Specific Registration Page.


NON-SDFA-100% Department Member Cost - $70

SDFA-100% Department Member Cost - $45 ($25 per attendee discount for 100% Membership Status)

Early Registration Discount of $25 will be applied to any registration completed by May 31st

Noon Meal on Friday and Saturday will be available on-site and is included in your registration fee, you may eat on site if you wish.  If you plan on eating on-site please let us know on your registration form so we can have appropriate quantity of meals prepared.  Noon meal will likely be a boxed lunch, sandwich, chips, drink etc...

Lake Area Technical College
WATERTOWN, SD 57201 United States

Registration, Vendor/Exhibitor Show and Meals will be held in building 400 (Student Services Center)

Watertown Hotel and Visitor Information

Watertown Convention and Visitors Bureau

Watertown Area Chamber of Commerce

The following list of Hotels (in no particular order) have blocked rooms and/or are offering a discounted rate for State Fire School, Just mention SD State Fire School when contacting them for reservations.  Check back often as this list does change as more Hotels opt to participate in our Event.  Following this list is more comprehensive list of Hotels in the area, not all of which are specifically blocking rooms for State Fire School.  

Quality Inn & Suits, My Place, Days Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites and Best Western has blocks of rooms set aside for SD State Fire School

 Quality Inn & Suites

 My Place Hotel

 Country Inn & Suites

 Sure Stay Hotel by Best Western

See the Above links for the Watertown Convention and Visitors Bureau and Chamber of Commerce for more lodging information including campgrounds and lodges etc..

County Inn & Suites by RadissonDakota Sioux Casino & HotelDays Inn
Econo LodgeHampton Inn & SuitesMy Place Hotel
Oak Tree LodgeQuality Inn & SuitesRamkota Hotel
Super 8Sure Stay Plus Hotel by Best WesternTravel Inn
Watertown Executive SuitesHoliday Inn Express & Suites
Event Contact
Rick Gustad
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Thursday, June 13, 2024 3:00 PM - Saturday, June 15, 2024 6:00 PM (CDT)

Click here to download the schedule .   NOTE:  schedule is subject to change , please check your email, our Website NEWS section (be sure to subscribe to the NEWS section) and our Facebook pages for the most current and updated information. (still being updated)

Click here to view the 'SESSIONS/CLASS OFFERINGS' (still being updated)

Click here to download a .pdf listing of CLASS SESSIONS for offline review or printing (31 pages)


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