Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
Cross Fire [Plus]

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Cross Fire -- [Plus]
(Ron Schneider 1976)
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From a Two-Faced Line or other applicable formation. EN: 10

Ends Cross Fold as Centers Trade & Step Forward. EN: 20

A Two-Faced Line ends in a Mini-Wave Box. EN: 30

From a Two-Faced Line:

 beforeCross Fire after

From a One-Faced Line:

 beforeCross Fire after

From a Facing Diamond:

 beforeCross Fire after

From a Wave:

 beforeCross Fire after

*The last example (From a Wave), is for informational purposes only. Cross Fire is rarely called from a Wave, even at C4. In this case, dancers end on the same spot, and hence share the spot by stepping to a right-hand Mini-Wave. Dancers are offset because the shared ending spots are not on an axis of the original formation. EN: 40

Notes:

• Only the original Ends can Roll. EN: 50
• According to the CALLERLAB definitions, when Cross Fire is done from Out-Facing Lines, the ending formation is a 1/4 Tag formation. We disagree. EN: 60

 This is the starting formationfor each of the following: Cross Fireaccording to CALLERLAB EN: 70 Cross Fireaccording to our definition EN: 80

See also Crossfire from Inverted Lines - 2/9/95 by Stewart Kramer. EN: 100

Straight Fire [C4]:
From Parallel Two-Faced Lines, Facing Twin Diamonds, or other applicable formations. Centers Trade & Step Forward as Out-Facing Ends Cross Fold as In-Facing Ends Veer Inward. Parallel Two-Faced Lines end in Columns. EN: 681

From a Two-Faced Line:

 beforeStraight Fire after

CALLERLAB definition for Crossfire

Choreography for Cross Fire