2022 Preliminary Contests | Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest

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3717 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38116

Only 10 minutes from downtown and 3 minutes from the Memphis Airport.

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3600 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38116

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2022 Preliminary Contests

2022 Ultimate elvis tribute artist Contests 

Below you will find a list of the 2022 official preliminary round locations that have been licensed by Elvis Presley Enterprises. Each of these official locations receives a spot in the Elvis Week 2022 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 2022, 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. See who has already qualifed for 2022 



October 8-10, 2021
Portage, Indiana

Since 1993, Elvis Fantasy Fest (EFF) has been a celebration of Elvis' music legacy and remembrance of his humanitarian ways by supporting a local charity. Join friends for an amazing weekend of Elvis music while supporting Porter County Special Olympics. More at the FANtasy Fest website.


March 24-27, 2022
Franklin, Tennessee

Nashville Elvis Festival celebrates the music and legacy of Elvis Presley. Enjoy a weekend of live music performances, celebrity appearances, an Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist competition and more! More at the Nashville Elvis Festival website.

branson elvis festival

April 8-10, 2022
Branson, Missouri

The annual Branson Elvis Festival will be held at Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater, with the highlight of the festival being the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. Visit the Branson Elvis Festival website for more.

parkes elvis festival

April 20-24, 2022
Parkes, NSW, Australia 

Now in its 29th year, the Parkes Elvis Festival continues to grow with more than 200 events across five fabulous, fun-filled days. Find out more at the Parkes Elvis Festival website.


niagara falls elvis festival

April 21-24, 2022
Niagara Falls, Canada

A four-day Elvis Festival in a Las Vegas dinner theatre setting. The Festival features some of the top Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artists in the world, plus a preliminary round of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. More at the Niagara Falls Elvis Festival website.


Lone Star Elvis Festival

May 26-29, 2022
Grapevine, Texas

Enjoy a weekend of Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist performances and compete for a chance at a spot in the 2022 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Semfinal Round. For more, visit the Lone Star Elvis Festival website. 

TUPELO Elvis Festival

June 8-12, 2022
Tupelo, Mississippi

More info coming soon to the Tupelo Elvis Festival website



cooly rocks on

June 8-12, 2022
Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia

Cooly Rocks On celebrates the music, memories and moment of the 50s, 60s and 70s. The beachside destination comes to life across five action-packed days with visitors travelling from near and far to experience the annual June pilgrimage of yesteryear. Visit the Cooly Rocks On website for more.


June 23-26, 2022
Penticton, BC, Canada

Enjoy dozens of tribute artists as they grace the outdoor stages which are set around the picturesque Okanagan Lake, along with special guests. Visit the Penticton Elvis Festival website for more.