Coinciding with the Charlotte AutoFair, Charlotte Motor Speedway will be hosting our '2nd Annual Elvis at AutoFair' Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest™ in partnership with Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.  The winner from this contest, as well as other regional contests all over the world, will go on to compete for the chance to be crowned the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist™ during Elvis Week at Graceland in August.  Each contestant will be evaluated on their vocal talent, appearance, stage presence and overall performance by a specially chosen panel of judges.

These performances will be onstage in the heart of one of the world's largest automotive extravaganza.  The nearby Showcase Pavilion will also have the honor of displaying one of The King's specially customized vehicles - stay tuned for more details.

If you are interested in competing, please review the Contestant Packet and submit the Registration Form below.  For more information regarding the contest or artifacts, contact Charlotte Motor Speedway's Events Department at 704-455-3205 or e-mail us at . 

Registered competitors include:

"E"

Ricky Briggs

Chuck Nance

Doug Jones

Travis Powell

“Big E”

Stewart Chapman

Johnny Vegas

Adam Fitzpatrick

Damon Hendrix

“Stevie”

Brycen Katolinsky

“Jay”

Jim Smith

Fans can watch the contest live by purchasing a general admissions ticket to the Charlotte AutoFair.  Tickets are $10 each day; kids 13 & under get in FREE and will be available at the gate.

For more information on Elvis Presley's Graceland, please visit http://www.elvis.com/graceland/.

Schedule:

Friday: April 4, 2014
12:00PM Semifinals Round One (1-10) begins
3:00PM Semifinals Round One (11-20) begins
4:00PM Top 10 advance to Round Two
Saturday: April 5, 2014
10:00AM Semifinals Round Two (part one) begins
1:00PM Semifinals Round Two (part two) begins
3:00PM Introduction of Celebrity Judges & Finals contestants
3:15PM Final Round (Top 5) begins
3:55PM Crowning the King

 

Charlotte Motor Speedway's Regional Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest™ prizes include:

  • First place will receive
    • $2,500 cash prize and an one-of-a-kind trophy
    • Dinner for two in The Speedway Club (a $100 value) and live performance for VIPs
    • Title of Charlotte Motor Speedway's Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist
    • Chance to compete in the Semifinals Round One during Elvis Week in Memphis, TN (August 2014)
  • Second place will receive
    • $1,000 cash prize
    • Dinner for two in The Speedway Club (a $100 value)
  • Third place will receive:
    • $500 cash prize
    • Dinner for two in The Speedway Club (a $100 value)

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