Norm Ackland Jr. was named the Collingwood representative for the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Contest, to be held in Memphis during Elvis Week in August.


Norm Ackland Jr., from Windsor, Ontario, was selected during the Grand Finals competition at the 21st annual Collingwood Elvis Festival.

Norm Ackland Jr. (L) with Festival General Manager Rosemarie O’Brien, will represent Collingwood in Memphis in August.


Norm’s father is a long-time Elvis Tribute Artist, and his son, eight-year-old Jax competed in the junior youth competition in Collingwood.


Preliminary rounds took place throughout the weekend, and with 80 tribute artists competing, the competition was tough.


Good luck to Norm Ackland Jr. and congratulations to all our winners!



Professional Concert Years
1. Bruno Nesci 2. Matt Cage 3. Patrick Dunn
Professional Early Years
1. Austin Irby 2. Bruce Andrew Stewart 3. Richard Wolfe
Non-professional Concert Years
1. Eric Evangelista 2. Sam Calleri 3. T.J. Jackson
Non-professional Early Years
1. Norm Ackland Jr. 2. Frank Cross 3. Billy Cruise
Youth Junior
1. Benjamin Dalske 2. Connor Russo 3. Hank Poole
Youth Senior
1. Drake Milligan 2. Brenen Katolinsky 3. Zach Peddie
Inspirational Elvis
Corny Rempel
Canadian Star Challenge
Brent Freeman