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Frequently Asked Questions

You have questions about the presidential debate that’s coming to Belmont University’s campus in Nashville in 2020? So do we! The University is thrilled to be named by the Commission on Presidential Debates as a host site for 2020, and we are beginning to gather information and make plans for this extraordinary event. Please check back often as this site will become more robust in the coming weeks and months as details are finalized.

When is Belmont hosting a presidential debate?

October 22, 2020

Where will it be held?

The debate will be held in the University’s Curb Event Center.

Why is Belmont hosting a debate?

Belmont always seeks to be an engaged member of its community, bringing people together to talk about issues, whether it’s a mayoral, gubernatorial or presidential debate. We consider it a great privilege to host conversations that encourage civil public discourse on subjects that impact all Americans. This is democracy at its best.

How can I get tickets?

Many factors will dictate the availability of and process for securing tickets to this historic event. Once those details are finalized we will release information publicly and make it available on this website. Please check back.

How can I volunteer?

One thing we know is that there should be a wealth of volunteer opportunities. And Nashville being in the Volunteer State, we know to expect a lot of raised hands. Once more details about this event are finalized we will publicly announce details about volunteer needs. Please check back.

How can I sponsor an event? I would like to make an in-kind donation. How can I financially support the Debate 2020 initiative?

We look forward to engaging the business and philanthropic communities to rally support for this event. As soon as more details are in place we will update this site with the proper information.