Ultimate elvis tribute artist contest

Put on your blue suede shoes and join us as Cooly Rocks On hosts a preliminary round of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist (UETA) Contest. Experience the very best Elvis Tribute Artists compete over three invigorating days with the winner heading straight to Elvis Week, held in Memphis, USA. 

Round 1 – Thursday 8 June, 11:00 am – 2.30 pm
Round 2 – Saturday 10 June, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Round 3 (FINAL) – Sunday 11 June, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

This year, we’re giving you the chance to secure your spot in the Elvis Marquee for each round of the UETA Contest with Gold and Silver tickets. Tickets will be allocated based on best available seats at the time of purchase, so groups will need to book their tickets together.

Want to choose your seat? Seat selection is only available when you purchase a VIP Legends Pass.
PLUS, as a VIP you’ll receive priority seating, meet and greets and an array of other exclusive benefits.



Gerard Mascarenhas

Kingsley Rock

Mark Caligiuri

Matt Birse

Mike Cole

Peter Triantis

Ricky Ford

Ross Mancini


Stuey V

Terry Leonard


  • Applicants will be shortlisted in line with EPE competition rules and criteria
  • The judges decision is final, no correspondence will be entered into
  • Upon acceptance in to the Contest, each Elvis Tribute Artist (ETA) will receive a contract which they must sign and return along with their music tracks to confirm their position in the Contest, within 14 days.
  • In the event that any of the selected applicants are unable to return their contract with music tracks by the due date, an offer will be extended to the next applicant in selection process. The next applicant selected will have 7 days to return their contract and music.
  • If the position becomes available inside 5 weeks of the start of the event, the position may not be filled.

*Order of performers in all rounds will be drawn at random by a nominated member of Major Events Gold Coast.

1st Prize – $5,000 cash AND a place in the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Memphis (as part of Elvis Week)

2nd Prize – $3,000 cash

3rd Prize – $1,500 cash

The remaining 7 competitors from the top 10 will each receive $500 cash.

*Prizes are subject to travel restrictions and Elvis Week 2022 proceeding in Memphis.
*Applications close 21 January 2022

The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist (ETA) Contest is an Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE) licenced event and will follow the strict rules and guidelines presented in the agreement between Major Events Gold Coast and EPE.