Parking and Attendance FAQ


Where do I park?
Parking for the Republican Debate at Wofford will be in football parking lots C, D, or E (View parking map). Regular on-campus parking will not be available the night of the debate.

What time should I be there?
The debate will begin at 8:00 pm. The parking lots will open at 4:30 pm and the doors to the Benjamin Johnson Arena will open at 5:30 pm.  All attendees must be in their seats no later than 7:30 pm and should plan to be at the security checkpoint a few minutes before that time. Once seated, you will not be able to leave your seat until the conclusion of the debate at 9:30 pm.

Is seating reserved or open?
Seating will be first come, first served.

Where do I get my tickets?
If you have tickets and need to pick them up, they will be available at will call. Will Call be located at the Spartanburg County Administration Center. You can pick up tickets on Friday,  Nov. 11 from 5-8pm or on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 am- 4 pm. The night of the debate, there will be a Solution Center near the security checkpoint to answer your questions.

Where can I find a map of Wofford's campus?
Download a Wofford Campus Map (.pdf)

Are there limitations to what I can bring into the debate?
All attendees must pass through metal detectors and all bags will be searched before entering the arena. Please leave bags and purses in your vehicle to help shorten times at the security checkpoints. You will not be allowed to bring backpacks, food, drink,  cameras, signs, etc. into the debate. All cell phones must be switched off prior to the debate. 

What should I wear?
The dress code for the debate is business attire.