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Application Deadline 9/11
2017 Exam Deadlines
2018 Jan/Feb March/April May/June July/Aug October
Application Deadline 1/2 2/26 4/30 6/25 9/10
Register 12/22 -1/8 2/23-3/5 4/27-5/7 6/22-7/2 9/7-9/17
Schedule 1/18-2/5 3/14-4/2 5/18-6/4 7/11-7/30 9/26-10/15
Exam 1/27-2/10 3/24-4/7 5/26-6/9 7/21-8/4 10/6-10/20
Results 2/24-3/10 4/21-5/7 6/23-7/7 8/18-9/1 11/3-11/17
2018 Exam Deadlines
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. Learn how to
apply for the exam at www.bocatc.org/candidates/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 firstname.lastname@example.org
(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 email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org 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:
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
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.