The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA)-sponsored installation training continues in the East Coast and in the Midwest in March. The events are scheduled for Baltimore, Maryland, March 4-7, sponsored by the Delmarva International Certified Flooring Installers Association (CFI) Chapter at L. Fishman and in Wichita, Kansas March 18-21, sponsored by Star Lumber.   

Following the success of the first event in Chicago in January, this is a grand opportunity to take advantage of CFI training which includes:

Carpet- Robert Varden, Ed Braile, Roland Thompson, George Johnson, Scott Ballard, Jim Walker,

Ceramic – Roy Lewis, Ed Braile, Jim Rank

Resilient  - Tim Provence, Tony Buckhardt, Bob Gillespie, Joe Cea

Laminate /Finished Wood – Tim Provence, Bob Gillespie, Tony Buckhardt 

Carpet Installation for Sales, Workroom Managers and Inspectors– Jim Walker


It is critical that WFCA members understand that time is very important for registration:

1. Interested parties can join WFCA now and receive $200.00 in special WFCA pricing for an unlimited number of installers to attend

2. WFCA Scholarship funds, up to $500.00, can also be used toward the training

3. It is possible that they will pay the WFCA fee and only $147.50 for each installer that attends

4. Installers can attend two of the 2-day sessions 

5. Dealers and others can attend the Installation Inspector Course through WFCA scholarship funds also

6. Joining WFCA now pays membership dues through 2014

7. Contact at WFCA – Freida Staten  855.330.1183  - VP of Recruitment and Affiliate Relations

8. Fax or mail the registration to CFI (816) 231-4343. Contact John, Jill or Whitney in the CFI office at (816) 231-4646 or