Elvis "The King" Presley Tribute Returns to Fire & Ice at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

Dover, DE, July 31, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Fire & Ice at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino will celebrate legendary music icon, Elvis Presley, with its Second Annual Elvis Tribute Competition & Festival on August 26 & 27. A competition to determine the best Elvis tribute artist will be presented in a series of competitive performances throughout the weekend.

Beginning Friday, August 26, contestants will perform publicly in locations around the property, with a panel of judges following closely. Preliminary stage competitions begin at 8 p.m. in Fire & Ice at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Judges will assess and valuate contestants on a combination of overall look, voice, costume, and audience participation/reaction.

On Saturday, Aug. 27, Elvis Trivia and Karaoke will begin at 7 p.m. in Fire & Ice at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Competition will resume at 8 p.m. when contestants vie for a “now or never” position in the semi-finals. Final performances begin at 9 p.m., and a winner will be announced at 10 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded. The 2010 first place winner was Andy Svrcek of Cressona, Pa., who competed with semi-finalists from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Maryland.

Antique and classic cars will be on display throughout the weekend, along with Elvis memorabilia and souvenirs. All restaurants on the property will feature Elvis’s favorite foods including grilled peanut butter/honey/banana sandwiches, meatloaf, spaghetti stir fry, banana pudding, pepper steak, Southern pecan pie, tortilla soup and broccoli casserole.

Tickets are $15 for each evening and will be available at the door of Fire & Ice at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. The event is proudly sponsored by Pepsi, NKS Distributors, GT Vodka, AMP Energy, and Gentleman Jack.

Professional tribute artists interested in participating should contact Jeannine Lahey at 302-857-2166 or jlahey@doverdowns.com. The event is subject to change or cancellation without prior notice. Elvis and Elvis Presley are registered trademarks of Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. This promotion is not affiliated with Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.


Owned by Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: DDE), Dover Downs Hotel & Casino® is a premier gaming and entertainment resort destination in the Mid-Atlantic region. Gaming operations consist of approximately 2,600 slots and a full complement of table games including poker. The AAA-rated Four Diamond hotel is Delaware’s largest with 500 luxurious rooms/suites and amenities including a full-service spa/salon, concert hall and 35,000 sq. ft. of multi-use event space. Live, world-class harness racing is featured November through April, and horse racing is simulcast year-round. Professional football parlay betting is accepted during the season. Additional property amenities include multiple restaurants from fine dining to casual fare, bars/lounges and retail shops. For more information, please visit www.doverdowns.com.
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