Attend a Contest

Below you will find a list of the 2014 official preliminary round locations that have been licensed by Elvis Presley Enterprises. Each of these official locations receives a spot in the Elvis Week 2014 Semifinal Round of the contest for them to send their preliminary winners to compete. Please contact each preliminary round directly for more information on how to enter their specific preliminary.

If you are the winner of your preliminary round and travel to Memphis for Elvis Week 2014, you will enjoy a week filled with fun Elvis events as well as the opportunity to compete in the official Semifinal presented by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.


Tweed Tribute to Elvis Festival
August 23 - 25, 2013
Tweed, Ontario, Canada

Gordon Hendricks wins the Tweed Tribute to Elvis Festival.

South Carolina Elvis Festival
September 12 - 15, 2013
Newberry, SC

Ted Torres wins the South Carolina Elvis Festival.

Elvis Fantasy Festival
October 11 - 13, 2013
Portage, IN

Tim Hendry wins the Elvis Fantasy Festival.

Pocono Mountains Elvis Festival
October 25 - 27, 2013
Bushkill, PA

Michael Chambliss is the winner of the Poconos Elvis Fest.

Rockin' Elvis Fest at Pala Casino Presented by Brown Productions
March 14 - 16, 2014
Pala Casino, Pala, California

Eli Williams is the winner of the Rockin' Elvis Fest at Pala Casino.

Georgia Elvis Festival Produced by Sherry Management, LLC
March 14 - 16, 2014
Brunswick, Georgia

David Lee is the winner of the Georgia Elvis Festival.

2nd Annual Elvis at AutoFair
April 3 - 6, 2014
Concord, North Carolina
Coinciding with the Charlotte AutoFair hosted by, Charlotte Motor Speedway will be hosting the second annual Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist preliminary. The winner will go on to compete during Elvis Week at Graceland, plus win cash prizes and VIP packages. Each will be evaluated on their vocal talent, appearance, stage presence and overall performance by a specially chosen panel of judges. For more information, please contact Charlotte Motor Speedway's Events Department at 704-455-3205 or visit

Branson Elvis Festival
April 5, 2014
Branson, Missouri
The 8th Annual Branson Elvis Festival is a three-day event located at Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater, home of Legends in Concert, on the world famous 76 strip in Branson, MO. The highlight of the festival, the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest preliminary, will take place on the Legends in Concert stage on Saturday, April 5th at 7:00pm. Festival activities include an Elvis Meet and Greet Dinner, Elvis Karaoke, Elvis Festival Vendor Village and more. Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-800-374-SHOW (7469) or by visiting

São Paulo Elvis Festival Produced by Maria Klein R. Magalhães
May 17 - 18, 2014
São Paulo, SP - Brazil

The 2014 São Paulo Elvis Festival features two days of Elvis entertainment including a two-day preliminary for the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. Tribute Artists will compete for over $5,000 in prize money. This an open enrollment contest with over thirty competitors. For more information on purchasing tickets or on how to compete, visit or call 0055-11-5505-9048.

Iowa Ultimate ETA Contest Presented by Brown Production
May 17 - 18, 2014
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Join us for the first ever Ultimate in Council Bluffs, Iowa, at the beautiful Horseshoe Casino and Resort We'll hold 4 rounds of competition with the winner receiving $2000, plus qualification to the semi-finals in Memphis during Elvis Week 2014. Ticket information available soon. ETA's interested in competing please call 262-338-2498 or go to Elvis Festival Produced by Sherry Management, LLC
May 28 - June 1, 2014
Lake George, New York

The 2014 Elvis Festival features five days of Elvis entertainment including a three-day preliminary for the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. The weekend features the "Jukebox LIVE show" on Thursday, a Friday night headline show starring Ultimate ETAs Shawn Klush and Cody Slaughter, and a Saturday night headline show starring Ultimate ETA Ben Portsmouth. The exciting weekend will also feature appearances by several international Elvis Tribute artists. For tickets and information visit or call 888-406-5885.

Myrtle Beach Ultimate ETA
May 30 – 31, 2014
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Details coming soon.

Tupelo Elvis Festival
June 5 - 8, 2014
Tupelo, MS
Come celebrate Elvis, Tupelo's native son, and enjoy live music, southern food and fun activities for the entire family! The Tupelo Elvis Festival will take place June 5 - 8. Contestants will compete to represent Tupelo during Elvis Week 2014. Each night, former Tupelo winners will perform their tribute to the King of Rock 'n’ Roll, including shows from Brandon Bennett, Bill Cherry, Cody Slaughter and Jay Dupuis. ETAs interested in competing can download the form here and click here to learn more about purchasing tickets. Tickets will be on sale to the public beginning February 10.

Pacific Penticton Northwest Elvis Festival
June 27 - 29, 2014
Penticton, BC, Canada

Details coming soon.

Europe’s Tribute To Elvis Festival
July 4 - 6, 2014
Blackpool, Lancashire, England

The second annual Europe’s Tribute to Elvis Festival will take place at the Blackpool Winter Gardens and will be creating a world-class event honoring everything Elvis. Hosted by Tees Events Ltd, the event will feature the Ultimate ETA preliminary contest, Elvis-themed shows, including some of the world's best ETAs gracing our stage in the Empress Ballroom. Plus we have special guests, merchandise, private parties, raffles and more.  For more information, please visit

Ultimate ETA Contest at Harrah’s Cherokee Resort & Casino Presented by Brown Production
July 10 - 12, 2014
Cherokee, North Carolina
If you like a heavy dose of competition then Harrah's Cherokee is the place for you. Considered as the grandaddy of Ultimate Prelims, this contest has $17,500 in prize money with and the winner receiving $7500, plus qualification to the semi-finals in Memphis during Elvis Week 2014. Located in the majestic Smokey Mountains, Harrah's Cherokee Resort and Casino is an incredible destination for your next adventure. Ticket information available soon. ETA's interested in competing please call 262-338-2498 or go to
Viva Surfers Paradise
July 11 - 20, 2014
Surfers Paradise Beach & Foreshore, Queensland, Australia
Viva Surfers Paradise is back and it's bigger than ever! Now running over 10 days, guests can enjoy the ever popular Elvis Tribute Artist competition, along with an array of other viva legends and various community activations. Throughout the week you will see a range of music activities and workshops for everyone. The final weekend of entertainment features the Elvis Tribute Artist contest on July 18 - 19, plus additional music feature performances from one of the world’s leading Elvis performers, Chris Connor. For more information, visit or email

12th Annual Elvis Tampa Bay Festival/Contest at Strawberry Festival Fairgrounds (Expo Hall)
July 19, 2014
303 E. Lemon St. Plant City, FL (11 miles East of Tampa)
Organized by the Elvis: Tampa Bay TCB Fan Club
Enjoy fun festival activities featuring Elvis tribute artists, Elvis memorabilia, Elvis performances and music/shows all day. For ticket information (VIP and general tickets) and/or contestant registration forms, visit, email or call 813-977-6011. Deadline for Elvis Tribute Artist contestants to enter is July 5, 2014. (Limit 20-22 ETA's to enter)

The Collingwood Elvis Festival
July 23 - 27, 2014
Collingwood, Ontario, Canada
The Collingwood Elvis Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary with a five-day celebration of the life, music, and career of Elvis Presley. With four Vegas-style shows, 100+ tribute artists, and multiple tribute artist competitions, if you’ve never been, this is the year! This year's festival pays tribute to #ElvisGold showcasing the gold singles, albums, and moments that made #Elvis famous, all brought to life by past Collingwood champions. Join the festival family and buy your tickets now at

Hard Rock Last Chance
August 8 - 10, 2014
Memphis, Tennessee

Details coming soon.

More contest announcements to come!