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Compete in the Tupelo Elvis Fest Ultimate ETA Contest

January 25, 2012

During the 35th anniversary, compete and win $3500 cash in Tupelo, Miss., the birthplace of Elvis Presley. Three of the five Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist winners were also winners in Tupelo -  Brandon Bennett, Bill Cherry, and Cody Slaughter!

This year's preliminary winner will receive the cash prize plus lodging for three nights in Memphis while representing Tupelo during the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest during Elvis Week 2012. The winner will also receive a commemorative library-size bronze statue of Elvis at age 13, a guitar from Tupelo Hardware Company, and a return visit to Tupelo in 2013 as the feature performer during the festival.  The second place winner will receive $1000 cash and the third place winner will receive $500.

This year’s entertainment lineup includes three of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Winners and renowned current musical acts that have regional and national recognition. The four-day festival will also feature a guest appearance from DJ Fontana and Sonny Burgess and the Pacers.

The Tupelo Elvis Festival is a musical celebration designed to honor Elvis Presley, Tupelo’s native son, and the impact that his music has on the world.  For more information, visit