Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
{anything} Reaction [C3A]

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anything Reaction -- [C3A]
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Do the anything call leaving off the final Extend, then do a full Chain ReactionEN: 10

The anything call is usually a Scoot Back variation of a Tagging call. EN: 20
For example, EN: 30
Flip Reaction:
From Parallel Waves. EN: 40
Flip Back Centers To A Wave
then all Chain Reaction. EN: 50
Tag Reaction:
From Parallel Lines. EN: 60
Tag Back Centers To A Wave
then all Chain Reaction. EN: 70
Load The Boat Reaction: From Facing Lines (or R-H Tidal Wave). Load The Boat Centers To A Wave
then all Chain Reaction. EN: 80

 beforeScoot Reaction after Scoot Back Centers To A Wave & Outsides adjust to form a Couple EN: 90 afterChain Reaction (done)

Notes:

• For Tagging calls, there is an unspoken 'Back' (Scoot Back) in them (e.g., Tag Reaction means Tag Back Reaction). EN: 100
• The outsides should adjust to form an In-facing Couple before doing the Chain Reaction. EN: 110
• Don't rush this call! Teamwork is required for successful completion. Wait for all dancers to form the 1/4 Tag formation before starting the Chain Reaction. EN: 120

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Variations:

Instead of Reaction, the caller may give another call such as EN: 130

Chain Reaction [A1,C1] (Lee Kopman 1975):
From an applicable Generalized 1/4 Tag. Very Centers and the directly facing Outside dancers Pass Thru as the End of the Center Line Counter Rotate 1/4 (on the Outside); Centers of each side Hinge; Center 4 Star 1/4 as Outsides Trade; Those who meet Cast Off 3/4 as Others move up (Phantom Hourglass Circulate). Ends in Parallel Lines | Waves. EN: 190

CALLERLAB definition for Anything Reaction

Choreography for anything Reaction