RECIPIENT OF THE VERY FIRST
"SPIRIT OF ELVIS AWARD"
PRESENTED BY ELVIS PRESLEY ENTERPRISES AT THE 2011 ULTIMATE ELVIS TRIBUTE ARTIST COMPETITION
Mark got his chance to be on the "world stage" in 2007, when he won the title of 'Grand Champion Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist for South Pacific' at the Wintersun Rock 'n' Roll festival, which played host to the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Competition preliminary round, and was flown to Memphis, TN, to perform, much to Mark's delight. He won this title again in 2008, and placed in the top 10 in the world performing in the finals of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Competition, Presented by Elvis Presley Enterprises.
He has been fortunate to be a part of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist competition every year.
In 2011 he placed in the top 5 and was awarded the very first "Spirit Of Elvis" award which was presented to him by Elvis Presley Enterprises.
Mark’s achievements include:
WINNER - South Pacific Ultimate Elvis Grand Champion 2007
Memphis Ultimate Elvis Competition Finalist 2007
WINNER - South Pacific Ultimate Elvis Grand Champion 2008
Collingwood, ON Canada Elvis Festival First Runner Up 2008
Ultimate Elvis Competition Top Ten Memphis Finalist 2008
WINNER - King of Kitchener Elvis Festival Grand Champion 2008
Toronto Canada Elvis Festival Vegas First Runner Up 2009
WINNER - Toronto Canada Elvis Festival Vegas Winner and Grand Champion 2010
WINNER - Lake George New York Elvis Festival Vegas Winner 2010
Heart Of The King Las Vegas Hilton Festival First Runner Up 2010
WINNER - Collingwood Elvis Festival Early Years Winner 2010
WINNER - Elvis Rocks Mesquite, Casablanca Resort Nevada, Grand Champion 2010
WINNER - Penticton Elvis Festival, Penticton, BC, Canada Grand Champion 2011
WINNER - Pocono Mountains Elvis Festival, Pensylvania 2011
WINNER - Sarasota Florida, Shake Rattle and Soul Festival 2012
Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Competition Top 5
SPIRIT OF ELVIS AWARD 2011 presented by E.P.E at the UETA competition