Have a cause or organization you’d like to represent?
Speakers Park—part of the 2012 Vice Presidential Debate at Centre—is your venue. Speakers Park is a secure, enclosed area equipped with a public address system and stage.
Speakers Park Schedule
|Time||Cause or Organization|
|12:00 PM||Casa at Woodlawn|
|12:20 PM||Heart of KY United Way|
|1:00 PM||Boyle County Public Library|
|1:20 PM||Down Syndrome of Louisville|
|2:00 PM||Libertarian Party of KY|
|2:20 PM||Campaign to Fix the Debt|
|2:40 PM||McDowell House Museum|
|3:00 PM||Autism Votes|
|3:20 PM||Kentucky Rescue and Restore|
|4:00 PM||Coalition to Abolish Death Penalty|
|4:20 PM||Agricultural Missions|
|4:40 PM||Kentuckians for the Commonwealth|
|5:00 PM||Land Reform Committee of KFTC|
|5:20 PM||Economic Justice for KFTC|
|5:40 PM||Voter Empowerment KFTC|
|6:00 PM||Against Clean Coal|
|6:20 PM||American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity|
|7:00 PM||The One Campaign|
Speakers Park Safety
For the safety of all participants in Speakers Park, all bags and packages are subject to inspection. The following items are not permitted:
- Weapons (concealed or otherwise)
- Grilling or cooking equipment
- Glass bottles
- Animals (service dogs permitted)
Concessions & Viewing the Debate
A large screen for viewing the Debate will be provided in the area, and concessions will available for purchase.
Directions to Speakers Park
Speaker’s Park is located on Centre’s Practice Football Field on the North side of Russell Street between Beatty Avenue and College Street. The Park will open at noon on October 11.
Registrants for literature spaces, as well as speaking slots, will be informed of their particular assignments closer to debate day.
Your organization or interest may also register for a space in Speakers Park to place a table to distribute literature and talk with visitors. Spaces are 10 ft. x 10 ft. and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You may set up a table, but no tents or other coverings on poles or secured by stakes are permitted. Table banners identifying your organization or interest are encouraged, but signs on sticks or poles are not permitted. Electrical power is not available at these spaces.
Literature Distribution and Contact Information in Media Hall
Speakers Park registrants are invited to send copies of one piece of literature to be placed on distribution tables inside the Media Hall. We suggest 100 copies. Registrants are also invited to provide contact information for the group’s representative; that information will also be placed in the Media Hall. On your group’s letterhead, provide the name, position, cell number, and email address of the individual serving as your media contact. Copies of your literature and your media contact information need to be provided no later than Tuesday, October 9.
Mail or ship literature to:
Dr. Andrea Abrams
600 West Walnut Street
Danville, KY 40422
Scan and email media contact information to:
Dr. Andrea Abrams
Fill out our online reservation form for your chance to take the stage. Only one 15-minute time slot is available for each individual or cause.