BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Wednesday night’s Republican presidential debate, titled CNBC’s Your Money, Your Vote: The Republican Presidential Debate, takes place at 6 p.m. It is the third debate so far featuring the candidates who are vying for the GOP nomination in 2016.

Where is the debate?

The debate will be held on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder at the Coors Events Center.

How can I watch it?

The Republican presidential debate Wednesday night is only on CNBC and starts at 6 p.m. Denver time. Here are the channel numbers, for those in the Denver metro area:

– Comcast – Channels 46 (SD) and 746 (HD)
– Dish Network – Channel 208
– DirecTV – Channel 355

To watch the debate live online, you have to be a cable subscriber or a member of CNBC Pro, a paid service. Viewers can double check that at cnbc.com.

Who is participating?

The candidates who will participate are Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, Chris Christie, John Kasich and Rand Paul. Trump and Carson will be in the middle due to their leading positions in the polls.

The moderators of the debate are Carl Quintanilla, Becky Quick, and John Harwood.

A debate for several candidates who have also polled less strongly will take place two hours earlier. That will feature Rick Santorum, Bobby Jindal, George Pataki and Lindsey Graham.

Can I attend?

Tickets for the debate were doled out weeks or months ago. The Republican National Committee provided the university with 150 tickets.

What are the rules of the debate?

The debate will now be two hours long, including commercials. Each candidate now gets to answer a single open-ended question at the beginning of the debate, as well as 30 seconds for a closing statement.

More information is available at cnbc.com/gop-debate-2016/.

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