Certified Cicerone® Exams
The following list of exams is updated regularly as we add new sites. Check back often and watch our emails for upcoming announcements about more exams. We continue to offer review courses in conjunction with certain exam dates, and a review class online.
You must register AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE for a guaranteed spot. Some exams fill up more quickly. To register, find the Certified Cicerone Exam in our exam catalog (scroll down for retakes).
South San Francisco, CA - Thursday, March 6th, 9am to 1pm - DBI Beverage
Mesa, AZ - Friday, March 14th - 10am to 2pm - Crescent Crown/World Class Beer
Anaheim, CA - Wednesday, March 19th - 11am to 3pm - Harbor Distributing EXAM FULL
Calgary, AB, Canada - Sunday, March 23rd - 10am to 2pm - Craft Beer Market
Las Vegas, NV - Monday, March 24th - 9am to 1pm - Wirtz Beverage
Austin, TX - Friday, March 28th - 8am to 12pm - Brown Distributing Co.
Brooklyn, NY - Tuesday, April 1st - 10am to 2pm - Brooklyn Brewery
Denver, CO - Tuesday, April 8th - 9am to 1pm - Metropolitan State University of Denver DURING CBC
Philadelphia, PA- Tuesday, April 8th - 10am to 2pm - Tria Cafe EXAM FULL
Vancouver, B.C., Canada - Monday April 14th - time TBA - Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts
Chicago, IL - Thursday, April 17th - 12pm to 4pm - Cicerone Certification Program Offices
Toronto, ON, Canada - Monday, April 21st - 10am to 2pm - The Beer Academy
West Sacramento, CA - Tuesday, April 22nd - 9am to 1pm - DBI Beverage
Seattle, WA - Friday, April 25th - 9am to 1pm - Click Distributing - REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 14TH*
New Orleans, LA - Wednesday, April 30th - 10am to 2pm - Crescent Crown Distributing
Richmond, VA - Monday, May 5th - 10am to 2pm - Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
Granville, OH - Wednesday, May 7th - 10am to 2pm - Brews Cafe Please Note: This exam date changed from the 8th to the 7th
Washington D.C. - Friday, May 9th - 10am to 2pm - Meridian Pint
Post Falls, ID - Monday May 12th - time TBD - Hayden Beverage
New Berlin, WI - Thursday, May 15th - 2pm to 6pm - Beechwood Distributors - REGISTRATION OPENS APRIL 10th
Escondido, CA - Tuesday, May 20th - 11am to 3pm - Stone World Bistro and Gardens Escondido
Eugene, OR - Wednesday, May 21st - time TBD - Ninkasi Brewing Company - REGISTRATION OPENS IN APRIL
Kansas City, MO - Wednesday, May 28th - 10am to 2pm - Boulevard Brewing Co
Cedar Rapids, IA - Friday, May 30th - time TBD - Fleck Sales - REGISTRATION OPENS APRIL 18TH*
West Palm Beach, FL - Saturday, June 7th - 10am to 2pm - Brown Distributing
Brooklyn, NY - Wednesday, June 4th - 10am-2pm - Union Beer Distributors
Chicago, IL - Thursday, June 19th - 9am to 1pm - Cicerone Certification Program Offices
Long Beach, CA - Monday, July 14th - 11am to 3pm - Beachwod BBQ & Brewing
Greensboro, NC - Tuesday, July 15th - 11am to 3pm - RH Barringer Distributing Company
Caldwell, NJ - Wednesday, July 16th - 10am to 2pm - Cloverleaf Tavern REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 17TH*
Danvers, MA - Tuesday, July 22nd - 10am to 2pm - Merrimack Valley Distributing
*Registration will open at 12 noon Central time on the date listed.
We will continue to add exams to the calendar. Please contact email@example.com if you are interested in hosting or taking the exam in the coming year.
Retest Policy for Certified Cicerone® Exam
Those who take the Certified Cicerone exam and do not pass on their first attempt will be able to retake the exam at a reduced rate that covers the costs of re-examination. Pricing for retakes will be as follows:
Re-take of written portion: $150
Re-take of tasting portion: $75
If you retake only one part, your prior scores will remain unchanged for the other part(s) and a new average will be determined with the new portions.
No discounts are given for retakes.
Retest Policy for Master Cicerone® Exam
Those who retest for the Master Cicerone Exam cicerone exam will pay 80% of the exam fee that is in effect at the time of the retest. No other discounts will be applied.