You can get involved in the Festival and showcase your talents in one of the many competitions and interactive events on offer at the Festival.

Parkes Elvis Festival Busking Competition

Showcase your talents to our thousands of visitors in our popular busking competition. Great prizes to be won. Click here for further information.

Competition registration forms will be available by clicking on the below links from the 11 September:

Goodsell Machinery’s Miss Priscilla

Poets Breakfast

Car Shows: Cars of the Era and Classic & Heritage Vehicle Show

Street Parade

Junior Tribute to Elvis

Senior Tribute to Elvis

Viva Splash Vegas – Fashions of the Era

Unplugged Tribute to Elvis – form available from end October

Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Competition

Photographic Competition


2017 Parkes Elvis Festival Winners

Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest

1st Brendon Chase
2nd Sean Spiteri
3rd Matt Birse


Goodsell Machinery Miss Priscilla Dinner

Face of the Festival Jackie Batt
Picture Perfect Pamela Taggart
Styles of the 60s Hannah Barber


Junior Priscilla Look-a-Like

1st Annabelle Van Wyk
2nd Zayla Chisholm
Encouragement Kayla Zaarrentorello


Junior Elvis Look-a-Like

1st Elijah Mannah
2nd Caleb and Tyler Renfrey
Encouragement Levi Edwards


Junior Tribute to Elvis

1st Elijah Mannah
2nd Maximilian Kendrick
Encouragement Maia Hennock


Senior Tribute to Elvis

1st Ross Sgonga
2nd Anthony Morris


Senior Priscilla Look-a-Like

1st Christine Scully
2nd Kristina Spvdic


Senior Elvis Look-a-Like

1st Darren Armstrong
2nd Trevor Turner


Business Awards

Best Dressed Staff Janice Cassidy Hair Salon
Best Shop/Window Display Little Black Dress


Northparkes Mines Street Parade
Best Float

1st Parkes Bricks and Pavers
2nd Parkes Bowling & Sports Club


Best Walking

1st Lady Luck – Gail Goulding & Wendy Gibson
2nd Priscilla & Elvis – Dooley Outdoor


Best Non-Motorised

1st David Flood
2nd Kim Chambers


Best Car

1st Alan Chambers, 1958 Studebaker Hawk
2nd Aleta Pay, 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS


Best Motorcycle

1st John Kennedy, 2010 Harley Davidson Fat Boy
2nd Joseph Mifsud


Cars of the Era Convertible

1st Clive Owerka, 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air
2nd Gino Diolosa, 1965 Ford Thunderbird


Cars of the Era Classic/Heritage

1st Scott Patton, 1977 Holden Monaro GTS
2nd Rodney Barnes, 1978 Holden Sandman


McDonald’s Rock’n’Roll Dancing

Under 10s Ruby Charlton & Jaz Masling
Under 14s Sophie Wright & Gracey Denham-Jones
Under 20s Sophie Wright and Gracey Denham-Jones
20s-40s Matthew Davies and Kate O’Neill
Open Rock’n’Roll Matthew Davies and Keren Goncheron
Open Showcase The Boppers “Come on Everybody”


Poets’ Breakfast

Open Jane Ferrari
Novice Amy Butler
People’s Choice Jane Ferrari


Photographic Exhibition

1st Peter Nelson “Breakfast of King”
2nd Vicki Knight “I Think I’m Gonna Like it Here”



Black and White Julie Brown “Elvis Finale”
Portrait Julie Brown “Alvis”
Colour Christian Uhrig “Cadillac Wing”


Overall Champion

Christian Uhrig “Cadillac Wing”


Overall Highly Commended

Peter Nelson “Breakfast of King”



1st Jeff Hancox
2nd Gavin Chatelier
3rd Rockabilly Classics


Rock the Boat Raffle

Kim Farrell Orange, NSW



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