University of Denver issues scam alert about debate tickets

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DENVER — University of Denver officials issued a scam alert regarding presidential debate tickets.

Tickets for admission to the Obama-Romney debate at Magness Arena on Wednesday cannot be purchased or sold.

Admission to the debate is by invitation only and tickets are not available to the general public.

A drawing will be held Monday on campus for students to attend the debate.  They will be notified by the university if their name was chosen.

The University says no tickets will be distributed prior to check-in for invited guests and students who have been granted admission. Everyone will be required to present identification upon check-in.

Officials say advertisements or postings wishing to buy or sell debate tickets are not valid.

You can watch the debate on FOX31 Denver. It airs from 7-8:30 p.m. Then watch FOX31 Denver News at 9 p.m. for analysis and reaction to how the Barack Obama and Mitt Romney handled the issues.