Quebec man steals show at Elvis Festival in Collingwood

More than 60 tribute artists took part

Sylvain Leduc, from Valleyfield, QC, was named the 2019 Collingwood Elvis Festival Champion Sunday at the Grand Final Competition at Collingwood’s Elvis Festival.

Left to Right: Michael Cullipher (3rd Place), Roy Leblanc (emcee), Sylvain Leduc (Champion), Mayor Brian Saunderson, Bruno Nesci (2nd Place)

Preliminary rounds took place throughout the weekend with more than 60 tribute artists. There were 16 returning champions, more than 25 professionals, and four youth competitors, as well as international Ultimate Champions Dean Z, Shawn Klush, Gordon Hendricks, and Jay Dupuis.

Elvis Festival Collingwood 2019

Winners – Professional

1. Sylvain Leduc

2. Bruno Nesci

3. Michael Cullipher

4. Matt King

5. Oliver Steinhoff

Winners – Non-professional

1. John Cigan

2. Gavan Rousseau

3. Jeff Marsh

Winners – Youth

1. Benjamin Dalske

2. Agostino Trombello

3. Spencer Young

images provided by Town of Collingwood/Elvis Festival