Exam Schedule

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.

2016:  APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC | MAP 



April 2016

Denver, CO - Friday, April 29th - 10am to 3pm - CDC Coors EXAM FULL
Charleston, SC - Saturday, April 30th - 9am to 2pm - Palmetto Brewing Company

May 2016

Philadelphia, PA - Tuesday, May 3rd - 10am to 3pm - Pennsylvania 6 Philadelphia EXAM FULL

Chicago, IL - Wednesday, May 11th - 10am to 3pm - Cicerone Certification Program Offices EXAM FULL

Grand Rapids, MI - Tuesday, May 17th - 10am to 3pm - Alliance Beverage

Minneapolis, MN - Friday, May 20th - 10am to 3pm - JJ Taylor EXAM FULL


June 2016

Baltimore, MD - Wednesday, June 8th - 10am to 3pm - Heavy Seas Alehouse EXAM FULL
Denver, CO - Friday, June 10th - 9am to 2pm - CDC Coors NEW! 
Orlando, FL - Monday, June 13th - 10am to 3pm - Florida Distributing Company

Halifax, NS** - Tuesday, June 21st - 10am to 3pm - Stillwell

San Leandro, CA - Wednesday, June 22nd - 9am to 2pm - San Leandro Chamber of Commerce NEW!

Columbus, OH - Thursday, June 23rd - 10am to 3pm - Land-Grant Brewing Company

June 2016 Dates to be Announced

Seattle, WA


July 2016

Portsmouth, NH - Tuesday, July 12th - 10am to 3pm - Redhook Brewery

Chicago, IL - Monday, July 18th - 10am to 3pm - Cicerone Certification Program Offices

Brooklyn, NY - Thursday, July 21st - 10am to 3pm - Humboldt and Jackson NEW!

Stratford, CT - Monday, July 25th - 10am to 3pm - Two Roads Brewing Company


July 2016 Dates to be Announced

Los Angeles, CA

Sacramento, CA

San Diego, CA


August 2016

Asheville, NC - Tuesday, August 2nd - 10am to 3pm - Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Madison, WI - Friday, August 12th - 11am to 4pm - Wisconsin Distributors

Portland, OR - Friday, August 19th - time TBA - Columbia Distributing COMING SOON!

West Palm Beach, FL - Saturday, August 20th - 9am to 2pm - Brown Distributing
Glenwillow (Cleveland), OH - Monday, August 22nd - 10am to 3pm - Superior Beverage
Kansas City, MO - Monday, August 29th - 10am to 3pm - Boulevard Brewing Company NEW!

August 2016 Dates to be Announced

Richmond, VA

Salt Lake City, UT


September 2016

Waterbury, VT - Friday, September 2nd - 9am to 2pm - The Reservoir 

Victoria, BC - Thursday, September 8 - 10am to 3pm - The Inn at Laurel Point** NEW!

Chicago, IL - Thursday, September 15th - 12pm to 5pm - Cicerone Certification Program Offices

St Louis, MO - Monday, September 19th - 10am to 3pm - Major Brands
Allen (Dallas), TX - Friday, September 30th - 10am to 3pm - Andrews Distributing - Allen NEW!

September 2016 Dates to be Announced

Austin, TX

Boston, MA

San Diego, CA

San Francisco, CA

Santa Fe, NM

Toronto, ON**

Maui, HI


October 2016

Denver, CO - Friday, October 7th - 10am to 3pm - CDC Coors AHEAD OF GABF

Mesa, AZ - Thursday, October 20 - 10am to 3pm - Crescent Crown NEW!

Anchorage, AK - Monday October 24th -  10am to 3pm - The Odom Corporation NEW!

Las Vegas, NV - Friday, October 28 - 10am to 3pm - BreakThru Beverage Nevada (formerly Wirtz) NEW!


October 2016 Dates to be Announced

Birmingham, AL 

Seattle, WA


November 2016

Louisville, KY - Wednesday, November 9th - 10am to 3pm - River City Distributing

Chicago, IL - Friday, November 18th - 10am to 3pm - Cicerone Certification Program Offices

Vancouver, BC - Friday, November 18th - 10am to 3pm - Labatt Brewery** NEW!


November 2016 Dates to be Announced

Eureka, CA

Los Angeles, CA

New Orleans, LA

New York, NY

San Francisco, CA


December 2016

Houston, TX - Friday, December 5th - 10am to 3pm - Faust Distributing NEW!

Portland, OR - Friday, December 9th - time TBA - Maletis Beverage Company COMING SOON!


December 2016 Dates to be Announced

Cedar Rapids, IA

Ottawa, ON**

San Diego, CA


*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 info@cicerone.org if you are interested in hosting or taking the exam in the coming year.