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Exam Deadlines

Jan/Feb 2017

Apply* Application Deadline: January 3, 2017 (5:00pm CT)
Candidate must complete Steps 1 & 2 (Forms AT101 & AT102)
by Application Deadline
Register^ December 23, 2016 (9:00am CT) - January 9, 2017 (5:00pm CT)
Schedule+ January 19, 2017 (or when scheduling email is received from Castle) - February 6, 2017
Exam# January 28, 2017 - February 11, 2017
Scores Exam results will be posted in BOC Central™ and mailed between February 25, 2017 and March 11, 2017

Mar/Apr 2017

Apply* Application Deadline: February 27, 2017 (5:00pm CT)
Candidate must complete Steps 1 & 2 (Forms AT101 & AT102)
by Application Deadline
Register^ February 24, 2017 (9:00am CT) - March 6, 2017 (5:00pm CT)
Schedule+ March 15, 2017 (or when scheduling email is received from Castle) - April 3, 2017
Exam# March 25, 2017 - April 8, 2017
Scores Exam results will be posted in BOC Central™ and mailed between April 22, 2017 and May 8, 2017

May/Jun 2017

Apply* Application Deadline: May 1, 2017 (5:00pm CT)
Candidate must complete Steps 1 & 2 (Forms AT101 & AT102)
by Application Deadline
Register^ April 28, 2017 (9:00am CT) - May 8, 2017 (5:00pm CT)
Schedule+ May 19, 2017 (or when scheduling email is received from Castle) - June 5, 2017
Exam# May 27, 2017 - June 10, 2017
Scores Exam results will be posted in BOC Central™ and mailed between June 24, 2017 and July 10, 2017

Jul/Aug 2017

Apply* Application Deadline: June 26, 2017 (5:00pm CT)
Candidate must complete Steps 1 & 2 (Forms AT101 & AT102)
by Application Deadline
Register^ June 23, 2017 (9:00am CT) - July 3, 2017 (5:00pm CT)
Schedule+ July 12, 2017 (or when scheduling email is received from Castle) - July 31, 2017
Exam# July 22, 2017 - August 5, 2017
Scores Exam results will be posted in BOC Central™ and mailed between August 19, 2017 and September 3, 2017

Oct 2017

Apply* Application Deadline: September 11, 2017 (5:00pm CT)
Candidate must complete Steps 1 & 2 (Forms AT101 & AT102)
by Application Deadline
Register^ September 8, 2017 (9:00am CT) - September 18, 2017 (5:00pm CT)
Schedule+ September 27, 2017 (or when scheduling email is received from Castle) - October 16, 2017
Exam# October 7, 2017 - October 21, 2017
Scores Exam results will be posted in BOC Central™ and mailed between November 4, 2017 and November 18, 2017

2017 at-a-glance

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Create profile in BOC Central™ Must be enrolled in an athletic training education program accredited by the CAATE
Apply Must be enrolled/registered in final semester/quarter prior to obtaining degree;
steps 1 & 2 must be completed for application to be processed
Application Deadline* 1/3 2/27 5/1 6/26 9/11
Register^ 12/23 - 1/9 2/24 - 3/6 4/28 - 5/8 6/23 - 7/3 9/8 - 9/18
Schedule+ 1/19 - 2/6 3/15 - 4/3 5/19 - 6/5 7/12 - 7/31 9/27 - 10/16
Exam# 1/28 - 2/11 3/25 - 4/8 5/27 - 6/10 7/22 - 8/5 10/7 - 10/21
Scores Exam results are posted in BOC Central™ and mailed 2-4 weeks from the last day of the exam window


* Please allow 3-5 business days for applications to be processed. Applications received after 5:00pm CT on the application deadline date will not be processed until the registration period has closed. The BOC must receive ADA accommodation requests no later than 5:00pm CT on the application deadline date. How to Apply for Exam

^ Applications must be APPROVED in order to register for the exam. A candidate will not be allowed to register after 5:00pm CT the last day of the registration window.

+ Candidates who register will receive an email from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Castle) 3-7 business days after the last exam registration date. The email will include a link, username and password. Candidates will utilize this information to log in to the Castle website to schedule their exam site, date and time. Candidates may need to add This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to their list of approved senders so important messages do not get sent to their spam folder.

# The BOC exam is administered at Castle testing centers during 2-week testing windows. Graduates of a CAATE accredited athletic training program and CATA Certified Canadian Athletic Therapists may only schedule an exam in the United States or Canada. ARTI Certified Athletic Rehabilitation Therapists may only schedule an exam in Ireland. Castle exam locations may be viewed at this link: www.castleworldwide.com/tds_v5/services/ibt.htm

Please Note:
The lists available at www.castleworldwide.com/tds_v5/services/ibt.htm include the full list of Castle testing sites; however, not every site will be available for every testing window. Once you are approved to take an exam, you will receive a web link with your notice to schedule that lists specifically which sites, dates and times are available during the testing window for which you are scheduling.

Holidays:
The BOC office will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

2016 Holidays
  • New Year’s Day – January 1, 2016
  • Martin Luther King Day – January 18
  • Good Friday – March 25
  • Memorial Day – May 30
  • Independence Day – July 4
  • Labor Day – September 5
  • Thanksgiving – November 24-25
  • Winter Holiday - December 26, 2016 - January 2, 2017