2021 Unplugged Competition Terms and Conditions

This is the boring but important part that you must read, follow and agree to.

  • Contestants must reside in Australia or New Zealand.
  • Competition is open to amateur, semi-professional and professional musicians.
  • Competition open to soloists or duos only.
  • Contestants are required to add contact details when registering.
  • This competition will be judged via public vote only.
  • The contestant with the most VOTES will be judged the winner.
  • In the event of a tie, the prize money will be shared.
  • The voting decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Performers will be required to perform one (1) ELVIS song, in an original way WITHOUT BACKING TRACKS, and must not be longer than 4mins.
  • Open to all ages.
  • If you are under the age of 18 you must have a parent/guardian’s permission to enter.
  • Previously recorded videos will not be permitted to enter.
  • At the beginning of the video, entrants must start their video by saying “Hello Parkes Elvis Festival fans. My name is (entrants name) and I will be singing (name of Elvis song)”.
  • Costumes are optional. If dressing up entrants must be respectful to Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley. Weird wigs, unfitting clothing or anything that is deemed disrespectful or in poor taste will not be allowed to enter.
  • Entrants give permission for their video to be shown online at parkeselvisfestival.com.au and on social media.
  • Entries open on 10 December 2020 and close when the competition is full or 11.55pm on 30 December 2020.
  • There is a limit on the number of entries for this competition and acceptance of entries will be at the discretion of the Parkes Elvis Festival team.
  • Successful applicants will be notified in advance of the competition.
  • The competition videos will be visible with voting open from 10am on 6 January 2021 until close at 12pm on 9 January 2021.

Prize Money

  • $300 1st, $150 2nd, $50 3rd.
  • In the event of a tie, the prize money will be shared equally.
  • Entrants will be required to complete a Parkes Shire Council New Supplier Form to receive payment of their prize money.

Your Entry Video

  • At the beginning of the video you must say “Hello Parkes Elvis Festival fans. My name is (entrants name) and I will be singing/performing (name of Elvis song)”.
  • Video must be filmed in landscape.
  • Plain or respectful Elvis themed background.
  • Video must be filmed in a well lit area.
  • Vision and voice/instrument must be clear.
  • You are required to perform one (1) ELVIS song, in an original way WITHOUT BACKING TRACKS, and must not be longer than 4mins.
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