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Exam Deadlines

Mar/Apr 2015

Apply* Application Deadline: March 2, 2015 (5:00pm CT)
Candidate must complete Steps 1 & 2 (Forms AT101 & AT102)
by Application Deadline
Register^ February 27, 2015 (9:00am CT) - March 9, 2015 (5:00pm CT)
Schedule+ March 18, 2015 (or when scheduling email is received from Castle) - April 6, 2015
Exam# March 28, 2015 - April 11, 2015
Scores Exam results will be posted in BOC Central™ and mailed between April 25, 2015 and May 9, 2015

May/Jun 2015

Apply* Application Deadline: May 4, 2015 (5:00pm CT)
Candidate must complete Steps 1 & 2 (Forms AT101 & AT102)
by Application Deadline
Register^ May 1, 2015 (9:00am CT) - May 11, 2015 (5:00pm CT)
Schedule+ May 20, 2015 (or when scheduling email is received from Castle) - June 8, 2015
Exam# May 30, 2015 - June 13, 2015
Scores Exam results will be posted in BOC Central™ and mailed between June 27, 2015 and July 11, 2015

Jul/Aug 2015

Apply* Application Deadline: June 29, 2015 (5:00pm CT)
Candidate must complete Steps 1 & 2 (Forms AT101 & AT102)
by Application Deadline
Register^ June 26, 2015 (9:00am CT) - July 6, 2015 (5:00pm CT)
Schedule+ July 15, 2015 (or when scheduling email is received from Castle) - August 3, 2015
Exam# July 25, 2015 - August 8, 2015
Scores Exam results will be posted in BOC Central™ and mailed between August 22, 2015 and September 5, 2015

Oct 2015

Apply* Application Deadline: September 14, 2015 (5:00pm CT)
Candidate must complete Steps 1 & 2 (Forms AT101 & AT102)
by Application Deadline
Register^ September 11, 2015 (9:00am CT) - September 21, 2015 (5:00pm CT)
Schedule+ September 30, 2015 (or when scheduling email is received from Castle) - October 21, 2015
Exam# October 10, 2015 - October 24, 2015
Scores Exam results will be posted in BOC Central™ and mailed between November 7, 2015 and November 21, 2015

2015 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* 1/5 3/2 5/4 6/29 9/14
Register^ 1/2 - 1/12 2/27 - 3/9 5/1 - 5/11 6/26 - 7/6 9/11 - 9/21
Schedule+ 1/22 - 2/9 3/18 - 4/6 5/20 - 6/8 7/15 - 8/3 9/30 - 10/21
Exam# 1/31 - 2/14 3/28 - 4/11 5/30 - 6/13 7/25 - 8/8 10/10 - 10/24
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:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 19th
  • Good Friday – April 3rd
  • Memorial Day – May 25th
  • Independence Day – July 3rd
  • Labor Day – September 7th
  • Thanksgiving – November 26th
  • Day after Thanksgiving – November 27th
  • Christmas Eve – December 24th
  • Christmas – December 25th
  • New Year’s Day – January 1, 2016