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Couple Up -- [C3A]
   (Lee Kopman 1980)
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From an applicable 2 x 2.

Box Circulate; Leaders U-Turn Back (toward the Center of the 2 x 2).

Ends in a 2 x 2.

Couple Up is a 2-part call.

From a Mini-Wave Box:
 

 
before
Couple Up
 after

From a T-Bone Box:
 

 
before
Couple Up
 after

anything Couple Up or anything Like A Couple Up [C3A]: Do the anything call; Leaders U-Turn Back.

Note: On anything Couple Up, if the anything call is a Circulate the word 'Circulate' is conventionally omitted. Similarly, for Counter Rotate 1/4 the words 'Rotate 1/4' are conventionally omitted. For example, In Roll Couple Up means In Roll Circulate then Leaders U-Turn Back; Split Counter Couple Up means Split Counter Rotate 1/4 then Leaders U-Turn Back.

CONTRAST THE FOLLOWING:

  • Trade Couple Up: Trade Circulate; Leaders U-Turn Back.
  • Trade Like A Couple Up: Partner Trade; Leaders U-Turn Back.

CALLERLAB definition for Couple Up

Choreography for Couple Up

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