PALA, California -- The three-day Rockin’ Elvis® Fest and Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Contest will return to Pala Casino Resort and Spa's Infinity Showroom, Friday through Sunday, March 15-17,
Pala Casino will host the Rockin’ Elvis® Fest and Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Contest
The contest, in partnership with Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. of Memphis, Tenn, will be open to Elvis® Tribute Artists internationally. To enter, contestants must register at www.etacontest.com. Contestants will compete for $4,000 in cash prizes and the winner will receive an automatic entry into the International Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Semi-Finals to be held during Elvis Week in August in Memphis.
Pala held its first Elvis® Fest and Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Contest this past March. The winner was Adam Fitzpatrick, 27, from Penticton, British Columbia, Canada.
The Ultimate Elvis® Tribute weekend will include the competition performances, a parade of tribute artists through the casino, Meet and Greets with the performers, performances by the EAS band, the Official Elvis® Tribute Band of Graceland, peanut butter and banana sandwiches for purchase in the Pala Deli and Elvis slot machines for play on the casino floor.
Tickets for all three days, $10, $15, $20, $25 and $30, depending on the session, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, December 14, with no service charge, at the Pala Box Office in the casino or by calling 1-877-946-7252. Tickets also will be available by phone at 1-800-585-3737, or www.startickets.com.
The schedule includes:
Friday, March 15
6:00 p.m. Parade of Elvis – through casino with performances at the Center Bar
8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. First Round in Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Contest - Infinity
9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Meet and Greet with Competitors
Tickets: $10, $15
10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Hot Rod Lincoln performs for dancing - FREE
Saturday, March 16
11 a.m. Parade of Elvis-through casino with performances at Center Bar
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Second Round in Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Contest-Infinity
6:00 p.m. Parade of Elvis –through casino with performances at Center Bar
8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Third Round in Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Contest-Infinity
Tickets: $20, $25
10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Crown City Bombers perform for dancing - FREE
Sunday, March 17
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Ultimate Elvis® Tribute Contest Finals. Five final contestants perform three songs each to crown the champion - Infinity
Pala is located in Northern San Diego County; from San Diego/Riverside, take I-15 to Highway 76 east five miles; from Los Angeles County and Orange County, take I-5 south to Highway 76 east, then travel 23 miles. Pala is 15 miles north of Escondido, 12 miles south of Temecula.
Pala Casino Resort and Spa
11154 Highway 76
Pala, CA 92059
Phone: (760) 510-5100
Toll Free Phone: (877) 725-2766
|Pala Casino Resort and Spa is open daily 24 hours and features 2,000 gaming machines and 102 table and poker games. The property has ten restaurants and a hotel with 507 rooms. |