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.
Registration for each exam will close one week prior to the exam date. You must register AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE for a guaranteed spot. Some exams fill up more quickly. All exams are subject to rescheduling and time changes, so consider contacting Cicerone Certification Program staff before booking non-refundable travel. To register, find the Certified Cicerone Exam in our exam catalog (scroll down for retakes).
Asheville, NC - Monday, March 30th - 10am to 2pm - Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College EXAM FULL
Anaheim, CA - Friday, April 3rd - 10am to 2pm - Harbor Distributing
Sylmar, CA - Saturday, April 4th - time TBA - Allied Beverage EXAM FULL
Chicago, IL - Friday, April 10th - 9am to 1pm - Cicerone Certification Program Offices EXAM FULL
Vancouver, BC** - Saturday, April 11th - 10am to 2pm - PICA
Montréal, QC** - Monday, April 13th - 10am to 2pm - Vices et Versa
Portland, OR - Tuesday, April 14th - 11 am to 3pm - Maletis Beverage - Before CBC
San Diego, CA - Sunday, April 19th - 10am to 2pm - Crest Beverage
Glenwillow, OH - Monday, April 20th - 10am to 2pm - Superior Beverage Group
Kansas City, MO - Tuesday, April 21st - 10am to 2pm - Boulevard Brewing Company
Houston, TX - Friday, April 24th - 10am to 2pm - Faust Distributing
Stratford, CT - Friday, April 24th - 10am to 2pm - Two Roads Brewing Company EXAM FULL
Bay City, MI - Friday, May 15th - 10am to 2pm - Fabiano Brothers NEW!
Tampa, FL - Saturday, May 16th - 10am to 2pm - JJ Taylor
Kent, WA - Tuesday, May 19th - Time TBA - Columbia Distributing EXAM FULL
Kent, WA - Wednesday, May 20th - Time TBA - Columbia Distributing NEW!
Las Vegas, NV - Friday, May 22nd - 10am to 2pm - Wirtz Beverage - Nevada
Calgary, AB** - Saturday, May 23rd - 10am to 2pm - National on 8th - Taproom
Denver, CO - Friday, May 29th - 10am to 2pm - CDC Coors
Denver, CO - Friday, September 25th - 10am to 2pm - CDC Coors - During GABF - NEW!
Chicago, IL - Thursday, October 8th - 10am to 2pm - Cicerone Certification Program Offices NEW!
Exams To Be Announced
*Registration will open at 12 noon Central time on the date listed.
**Candidates at these exam locations will be tested on content from the Canadian Certified Cicerone Syllabus
We will continue to add exams to the calendar. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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: $175
Re-take of tasting portion: $100
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.