Cricket Wireless announces the launch of its Cricket Community Stars: Salute to Solopreneurs contest to recognize men and women who serve as one-person enterprises and still make it a priority to help their community. Entry forms are being accepted online through Oct. 19 via the Events page of Entrants must provide details on their sole proprietorship business, community involvement and social media presence. All entries will be reviewed and evaluated by Cricket, then narrowed down to three finalists who will be named 1st-, 2nd- or 3rd-place winners by a panel of judges, and receive prizes:

–       1st Place: $5,000, Free Mobile Device with 1 year of Cricket service

–       2nd Place: $2,500, Free Mobile Device with six months of Cricket service

–       3rd Place: $1,000, Free Mobile Device with three months of Cricket service

Finalists will be announced late-November and must participate in a Cricket-sponsored video recording which will be housed on Cricket’s YouTube channel for finalists’ social media engagement via their respective social media channels. Finalists will also be recognized during in-store celebrations on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 29. To learn more about Cricket Community Stars: Salute to Solopreneurs or to enter, please visit and join the conversation via social media using #CricketNation.