Upcoming Events:
April 13th– April 16th, 2023

Located at the:
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
Oaks, Pennsylvania

We have reserved a block of booths all together and a few spread out elsewhere. We are in a great location at the show, so let’s meet in the new larger expo location, have some fun, play some pool, buy and sell some cues! Below is a list of the ICA members who have committed to space.

Bell Forest Products

Cohen Cues

Cue Man Billiard Products

Hightower Custom Cues

International Cuemakers Association

Joss Cues

Lomax Custom Cues and Repairs

Meucci Cues

McDermott Cue

Rocket Cues


Cuemakers International 9 Ball Championship 2023

Charity Benefit Tournament
April 13th – April 16th, 2023

Open to all active recognized Cuemakers.

 Greater Philadelphia Expo Center

Oaks, Pennsylvania

$50 Donation Entry Fee

Race to Seven

Single elimination

Express 9 Ball rules

9 Ball does not count on break.

Alternate breaks.

All matches will be scheduled so those attending or exhibiting at the Expo will know what time to be there for the match. Tournament chart will be put up in the ICA booths tournament location at 11:15am Thursday. 1st round match is around noon. Almost everyone should play once Thursday.

All entry fees and donations will go to benefit the Galilean Children’s Home.

They are located in Liberty, Kentucky and have provided help to thousands of disabled children from around the world over the last few decades.

There will be a nice plaque for the International 9-Ball Champion of Cuemakers and runner up.

In addition to the awards first and second place will receive a cue building materials package.

Everyone else will get some sample product prizes once eliminated from the tournament. The minimum product prize will have a retail value of $30. So every player will win something and you get to help a great cause.

To qualify to play in this tournament you must be an active recognized Cuemaker. If you are currently building cues and are listed in the printed Blue Book of Pool Cues or are a Cuemaker member of the ACA or ICA you qualify. Others will be considered on a case by case basis. If you are not in the printed Blue Book of Pool Cues or an ACA or ICA cuemaker member contact us right away to assure qualification.

Sponsors so far are Cue Man Billiard Products, the International Cuemakers Association, Mad Man Tips and Ultra Skin Tips. This tournament is limited to the first 32 Cuemakers who sign up.

Entry fee donations need to be made out to the Galilean Children’s Home and mailed to�

444 Flint Hill Road

Aragon, GA 30104 USA

Contact Chris Hightower 770-684-7004 or [email protected] for more info.

If you pre qualify with us you can donate directly to the childrens home on their website.

Email us for a link



Chris Hightower 2012

Justin (Israel) Hightower 2013

Justin (Israel) Hightower 2014

David Rowell 2015

Chris Hightower 2016

Dennis Searing 2017

Jerry McWhorter 2018

Jerry McWhorter 2019

Below is a Video Introduction to a previous Cue Makers Contest.


The video gives an overview of cue construction and the ICA.