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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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2020 Preliminary Contests

2020 Ultimate ETA Contests 

Below you will find a list of the 2020 official preliminary round locations that have been licensed by Elvis Presley Enterprises. Each of these official locations receives a spot in the Elvis Week 2020 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 2020, 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. 


9th Annual Tweed Tribute to Elvis Festival  

August 23 - 25, 2019
Tweed, Ontario, Canada


Bruno Nesci will represent the Tweed Tribute to Elvis Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

 


27th annual Elvis fantasy festival

October 11 - 13, 2019
Portage, Indiana


Riley Jenkins will represent the Elvis FANtasy Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

 


Parkes Elvis festival

January 8 - 12, 2020
Parkes, New South Wales, Australia


Toki Toyokazu will represent the Parkes Elvis Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

 


Nashville Elvis Festival 

March 19 - 22, 2020 - CANCELED 
Nashville, Tennessee

The Nashville Elvis Festival features a full schedule, including performances by Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist champs Dean Z, Ben Thompson and Bill Cherry; an Ultimate ETA Contest preliminary round; a gospel show and more. Learn more at nashvilleelvisfestival.com.

 


Niagara Falls Elvis Festival 

April 23 - 26, 2020 - CANCELED
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada


The Niagara Falls Elvis Festival features an Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Preliminary Round, performances by ETAs such as Dean Z and Cody Ray Slaughter, Rock 'n' Roll Dance Parties, a Gospel Show and more. Tickets are on sale now. Learn more at the festival's website at niagarafallselvisfestival.com.


Lone Star Elvis Festival

May 22 - 24, 2020
Grapevine, Texas

Colin Dexter will represent the Virtual Lone Star Elvis Festival at the Semifinal Round in Memphis.

 


Follow That Dream Uk championships

May 22 - 24, 2020 - CANCELED
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

The Follow That Dream UK Championships will take place this spring in the UK! In addition to an Ultimate ETA Contest preliminary round, the weekend includes performances by Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Ben Thompson and a gospel show, plus tributes to Elvis' "Aloha from Hawaii," Sun Studio recordings and more. 


TUPELO Elvis Festival

June 3 - 7, 2020 - CANCELED
Tupelo, Mississippi

The Tupelo Elvis Festival is going virtual in 2020. Visit the Tupelo Elvis Festival website for more details.

 


Charlotte Motor Speedway's Ultimate Elvis Tribute ARtist contest 

June 12 - 13, 2020 - CANCELED
Charlotte Motor Speedway
Concord, North Carolina

The Charlotte Motor Speedway is hosting its first-ever Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest preliminary round in April as part of the Pennzoil AutoFair. The AutoFair is the world's largest automotive extravaganza and features thousands of hot rods, muscle cars, exotic sports cars and classic automobiles, plus automotive vendor displays, a manufacturers' midway, a kids' PlayZone, fair food and more. Elvis' iconic Pink Cadillac will be on display at the AutoFair that weekend, too. The winner of the AutoFair's preliminary round will advance to the Semifinal Round in Memphis in August. Learn more and register at charlottemotorspeedway.com.


penticton elvis festival

June 25 - 28, 2020 - CANCELED
Penticton, BC, Canada

The Penticton Elvis Festival features an Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest preliminary round, plus a headlining show by Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Jay Dupuis. The weekend also includes a gospel show. Tickets are on sale now. Learn more at the festival's website.


Branson Elvis Festival 

July 10-12, 2020 - CANCELED; moved to April 7-11, 2021
Branson, Missouri

The 14th annual Branson Elvis Festival at Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater has moved to April 7-11, 2021.  The festival features an Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Preliminary, Wink and Sandy Martindale, Ronnie McDowell, Elvis vendor village, youth showcase and more. Tickets are on sale now and you can learn more at bransonelvisfestival.com.


VIVA SURFERS PARADISE

July 10 - 19, 2020 - CANCELED
Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia

This annual festival features an Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest preliminary round, as well as tribute performances, a car show, vow renewals and more. The winner will advance to the Semifinal Round in Memphis. Visit the Viva Surfers Paradise website for more.


virtual king of las vegas festival 

July 10 - 12, 2020
The three-day virtual event will pay tribute to the life and music of the King of Rock n' Roll with special guests throughout the broadcast. ETAs competing will have the opportunity to win cash prizes, the title of “The King of Las Vegas” - along with a spot in the semifinal round of the Ultimate ETA Contest in Memphis during Elvis Week. Visit the King of Las Vegas Festival website for more! 


Ultimate elvis tribute artist contest of japan

July 10, 2020 - CANCELED
Kobe, Osaka, Japan
The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest preliminary round in Japan is July 10 in Kobe. The winner will advance to the Semifinal Round in Memphis during Elvis Week. Learn more at the festival's website.

 


Elvis Presley Continentals Ultimate Contest Festival

July 17-19, 2020 - CANCELED
Kissimmee, Florida

The 41st annual Elvis Presley Continentals Ultimate Contest Festival is this July in Kissimmee, Florida, at the Wyndham Celebration Hotel. The weekend features a silent auction, ETA performances, a gospel show brunch, fan club presentations and an Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest preliminary round. Find out more on the festival's website.