By Daily Journal
Tupelo, Miss. – The 15th annual Tupelo Elvis Festival names Louisiana native, Jay Dupuis, as their Elvis Tribute Artist (ETA) Winner.
In this weekend’s competition, ETA’s represented over 13 states and two foreign countries. The winner, who was chosen by a panel of qualified judges, will go on to represent the city of Tupelo in Memphis, Tennessee for the Elvis Presley Enterprises Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist. The competition will take place in August during the celebration of Elvis Week.
Jeff Lewis from Norman, Oklahoma is first runner-up in the competition. From St. Catherine’s, Ontario, Brycen Katolinsky is second runner-up. In the event that Dupuis cannot represent Tupelo in Memphis, the runner-up will take his place.
The Tupelo Elvis Festival is an annual event that is attended by over 10,000 visitors worldwide. It is a music festival that brings locally and internationally known artists and fans to Tupelo. The four day festival takes place the first weekend of June each year.