October 16-22nd 2016: The 41st Annual United States Open 9-Ball Championships ​usopen9ballchampionships.com

A US Open 9-Ball Champion is the most prestigious title to hold in professional pool. This year professional players from 27 countries competed in Norfolk Virginia for this coveted title and the $50,000 1st place prize. Congratulations to Shane Van Boening for winning his 5th US Open 9-Ball Championship.  

​​​February 6th-15th 2015: The 12th Annual Invitational Pro/Am Snooker Tournament 

The Grand Valley Golf and Country Club in Cambridge Ontario hosts this charity event that helps "Kids Can Play". Kids Can Play is an organization that helps economically challenged families with their children's enrollment into organized programs including sports, art, and music. kidscanplay.ca

Rhythm Custom Cues contributes and presents the $500 Award for the Pro High Run on behalf of other Brantford based businesses including Beckett-Glaves, Brant Artillery, and Colby's Billiards. 

​October 21st-22nd 2017: The Joss Junior 9-Ball Championships joss9balltour.com

Congratulations to the 2017 Joss Junior 9-Ball Champions. Thomas Haas won the 18 and under division and Zach Hemendinger prevailed in the 12 and under division.  

For information on professional pool please visit the following:

Mosconi Cup: World Pool Masters: World Cup of Pool: US Open 9-Ball: matchroompool.com

The International 9-Ball Open: usio9.com and accu-stats.com

Joss 9-Ball Tour: joss9balltour.com

The Derby City Classic: derbycityclassic.com

Diamond Open 10-Ball Pro Players Championship: superbilliardsexpo.com

Women's Professional Billiard Association wpba.com

Europe Tour: eurotouronline.com

The Canadian Billiards & Snooker Association: cbsa.ca

World Pool Association: wpa-pool.com

Billiard Congress of America: ​bca-pool.com 

March 26th 2018: Matchroom Multi Sport Acquires the US Open 9 Ball Championship matchroompool.com 

Matchroom Multi Sport has acquired full ownership of the US Open 9 Ball Championship. The 43rd US Open will take place from April 21st-26th 2019 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.    

Florian "Venom" Kohler of France brought his pool trick shot show to Brantford on Sunday at Take a Break's grand re-opening with help from Cassidy Sinclair.

​September 23rd 2015: The Government of Canada

Rhythm Custom Cues becomes a Registered Trademark in Canada.

​June 7th 2016: The United States of America

Rhythm Custom Cues becomes a Registered Trademark in the USA.

February 12th-21st, 2016: The 13th Annual Invitational Pro/Am Snooker Tournament kidscanplay.ca

Rhythm Custom Cues contributes and presents the $500 award for the Pro High Run on behalf of other Brantford based businesses including Innovative Steel, Lefebvre & Lefebvre, Brant Artillery, and Colby's Billiards.

March 29th 2015: Canadian Billiards & Snooker Association cbsa.ca

Rhythm Custom Cues becomes a friend of the Canadian Billiards & Snooker Association. The CBSA was first established in 1974, and is the governing body of Cue Sports in Canada.

March 30th-April 2nd 2017: The 6th Annual Cuemakers International 9-Ball Championship internationalcuemakers.com

Some of the finest cuemakers in the industry met for the 6th annual Cuemakers International 9-Ball Championship in Oaks Pennsylvania during the 2017 Allen Hopkins Super Billiards Expo. superbilliardsexpo.com  This tournament was held as a charity benefit for the Galilean Children's Home that is located in Liberty Kentucky. The Galilean Children's Home has helped countless children and special needs adults for over 30 years. All of the entry fees and cash donations went directly to help the Galilean Children's Home. Please visit their website at galileanhome.org 


June 27th 2016: The International Cuemakers Association internationalcuemakers.com

James Sinclair of Rhythm Custom Cues is accepted as a member in good standing.

November 20, 2015 Brant News/Mike Peeling brantnews.com

The pool trick-shot artist known as Venom wowed a Brantford audience at the grand re-opening of a local billiards hall on Sunday. Born Florian Kohler in France, the 27 year old, self-taught pool table trickstar has been touring his show around the world for years. Amongst all of his volunteer assistants was young Cassidy Sinclair, known to local pool players as "cuemaker's helper" because her father James owns Brantford-based Rhythm Custom Cues.

October 22nd-28th 2017: The 42nd Annual US Open 9-Ball Championships usopen9ballchampionships.com

Congratulations to Jason Shaw for winning his 1st US Open 9-Ball Championship and the $40,000 prize.  

​September 17-18th 2016: The Joss Junior 9-Ball Championship ​joss9balltour.com

Sharp Shooters Billiards & Sports Pub in Amsterdam New York hosts the first ever "Joss Junior 9-Ball Championship". Mike Zuglan's prestigious Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour is currently in its 20th season and has 16 events for the 2016/2017 Schedule. There are two Open/Professional 9-Ball tournaments every year at the beautiful Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona New York (20 minutes northeast of Syracuse). ​turningstone.com 

Rhythm Custom Cues contributes Rhythm Pro Cues in support of the Special Junior Event and in reverence of the Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour. Congratulations to the 2016 Joss Junior 9-Ball Champions Ivo Linkin (12 and under division) and  Lukas Fracasso-Verner (18 and under division).