Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
Chase Your Neighbor [C1]
 
 
From Back-to-Back Couples.

Belles Right-face U-Turn Back & all Box Circulate; Follow Your Neighbor.

Ends in a L-H Wave.

   
before
Chase Your Neighbor
 after
Belles Right-face U-Turn Back
& all Box Circulate
(Chase the 1/2 Tag)
 after
Follow Your Neighbor
(done)

Notes:
  • Original Beaus meet to Arm Turn 3/4.
  • Do not add a Spread unless the caller explicitly says so.

Chase The (fraction) Tag [C3B] (Ron Schneider 1983): From Back-to-Back Couples. Belles Right-face U-Turn Back as Beaus 1/2 Box Circulate & Roll; all Extend to the given fractional Tag formation. If no fraction is given, complete a full Tag The Line.

This is the starting formation
for each of the following:

after
Chase The 1/4 Tag

after
Chase The 1/2 Tag

after
Chase The 3/4 Tag

after
Chase The Tag

Chase The Tag is the same as Vertical Tag The Line [C1] except that it must start from Back-to-Back Couples, and that the Belles turn to the Right instead of to the Left.

Hence, Chase Your Neighbor is a Chase The 1/2 Tag; Follow Your Neighbor.

Chase & Scatter [C3B]:
Chase The 1/2 Tag; Scatter Scoot.
Chase Back [C3B]:
Chase The 1/2 Tag; Scoot Back.
Chase Chain Thru [C3B]:
Chase The 1/2 Tag; Scoot Chain Thru.

See also any Tagging call Your Neighbor [C2].

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