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National Entertainer of the Year 2024

Welcome to National Entertainer of the Year

National Entertainer of the Year was created by entrepreneur and activist George Stinson & Ed Lewis - owners of the legendary Connection Complex Nightclub in Louisville, KY.  They drew their inspiration for EOY from "Female Impersonator of the Year" - a one-time pageant event held in Houston, TX in 1985.   Hosted by Ruth Buzzi and Lyle Waggoner, the pageant was released as a cable-tv special and home video program.  The winner of that contest (the late Naomi Sims) has been honored as EOY Emeritus.  Since 2000, EOY is the major fundraising arm of the SLS Pride Foundation, Inc., a non-profit foundation dedicated to the betterment of diverse cultures.

Episode 2 of EOY TV

National Entertainer of the Year 2024  (Dates & Location)

SAVE THE DATE


 

Thursday Nov 7 - Saturday Nov 9

Louisvile Memorial Auditorium

970 South 4th Street

Louisville, KY 40203

 

Mr. EOY - Nov 7 & Nov 8

EOY, FI   - Prelim Nights - Nov 7 & 8

EOY, FI   - Finals Night - Nov 9

 

Tickets will go on sale shortly.

Upcoming EOY Preliminary Pageants
in April

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To view all upcoming preliminary contests for the FI in 2024, please visit the FI web page.

To view all upcoming preliminary contests for Mr. EOY in 2024, please visit the Mr. EOY web page.

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