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Compete in the Tupelo Elvis Fest Ultimate ETA Contest

February 29, 2012

Time is running out for Elvis tribute artists to get their applications in for this year's Tupelo Elvis Festival Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest.

During the 35th anniversary, contestants can compete and win $3500 cash in Tupelo, Miss., the birthplace of Elvis Presley. Three of the five Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest 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.

The deadline to enter is March 23, 2012. Register now to compete! For more information or to purchase tickets, visit