In Search of Seattle’s Best Amateur Elvis Impersonator

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A participant shows off a belt buckle during the 20th annual Seattle Invitationals, an amateur Elvis impersonator competition, in Seattle, Washington January 23, 2015. The event drew hundreds of spectators for 20 contestants at the Crocodile, a venue in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)

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Participants prepare backstage during the 20th annual Seattle Invitationals, an amateur Elvis impersonator competition, in Seattle, Washington January 23, 2015. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)

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Clay Volz puts the final touches on his costume during the 20th annual Seattle Invitationals, an amateur Elvis impersonator competition, in Seattle, Washington January 23, 2015. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)

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A participant prepares backstage during the 20th annual Seattle Invitationals, an amateur Elvis impersonator competition, in Seattle, Washington January 23, 2015. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)

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Participants prepare backstage during the 20th annual Seattle Invitationals, an amateur Elvis impersonator competition, in Seattle, Washington January 23, 2015. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)

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Participants joke around and dance backstage during the 20th annual Seattle Invitationals, an amateur Elvis impersonator competition, in Seattle, Washington January 23, 2015. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)

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Vince Hill, dressed as “ElVince”, holds a beer backstage during the 20th annual Seattle Invitationals, an amateur Elvis impersonator competition, in Seattle, Washington January 23, 2015. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)

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Paul Brownlow (R) hangs out backstage during the 20th annual Seattle Invitationals, an amateur Elvis impersonator competition, in Seattle, Washington January 23, 2015. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)

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A contestant performs onstage during the 20th annual Seattle Invitationals, an amateur Elvis impersonator competition, in Seattle, Washington January 23, 2015. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)

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A contestant performs onstage during the 20th annual Seattle Invitationals, an amateur Elvis impersonator competition, in Seattle, Washington January 23, 2015. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)

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Paul Brownlow performs during the 20th annual Seattle Invitationals, an amateur Elvis impersonator competition, in Seattle, Washington January 23, 2015. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)

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Contestants sing and dance together at the end of the 20th annual Seattle Invitationals, an amateur Elvis impersonator competition, in Seattle, Washington January 23, 2015. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)

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Contestants sing and dance together at the end of the 20th annual Seattle Invitationals, an amateur Elvis impersonator competition, in Seattle, Washington January 23, 2015. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)

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Women cheer during the 20th annual Seattle Invitationals, an amateur Elvis impersonator competition, in Seattle, Washington January 23, 2015. (Photo by David Ryder/Reuters)

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