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Elvis Rocks 2012 Memphis in May Barbecue Contest

May 23, 2012

Barbecue and grills were not the only ones to take over Tom Lee Park this past weekend. Elvis tribute artists took the stage to see who would represent the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest at the semifinals of the 2012 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. Check out a weekend filled with fun in our new photo gallery!

Elvis fans enjoyed the best barbecue in the world and live Elvis music from the stage. Matt Cordell was named the winner of this year's Memphis in May preliminary round of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and will represent them in Memphis during Elvis Week.

Dustin from Horn Lake, Mississippi, also was a lucky winner in a drawing that earned him an Elvis Week VIP Experience Prize Package valued at more than $1,000.

Memphis in May hosts the city's largest events like the Beale Street Music Festival, the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest and the Sunset Symphony. Check out photos of this year's events and learn more about visiting Memphis for Elvis Week 2012.