Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
Divide The Ocean | Sea {direction} | {anything} [C3B]
 
 

From a Generalized Tidal Line. EN: 10

Outside 4 Cast Off 3/4 and Cross Concentric Vertical 1/2 Tag (if Ocean) or Cross Concentric Vertical Left 1/2 Tag (if Sea) as the others Hinge, Partner Tag, Press Ahead, and individually turn 1/4 toward the given direction or do the anything call. EN: 20

Usually ends in Parallel Lines. EN: 30

Divide The Sea Out:
 
   
before
Divide The Sea Out
 after
Outsides Cast Off 3/4
as Centers Hinge & Partner Tag
 after
Outsides Cross Concentric
Vertical Left 1/2 Tag
as Centers Press Ahead & 1/4 Out
(done)

Notes:
  • If the caller wishes the new Outsides to do the anything call working Concentric, the caller should so indicate (e.g., from a Tidal Wave: Divide The Ocean Concentric Shakedown). EN: 40
  • There is no default direction or anything call. If the caller omits the direction | anything, then the original Centers Hinge; Partner Tag and Press Ahead. EN: 50

Single Divide The Ocean | Sea direction | anything [C4]:
From a Generalized Line. Ends 3/4 Out (Single Cast Off 3/4), Step Ahead and Touch (if Ocean) or Left Touch (if Sea) as Centers Hinge, Partner Tag, Press Ahead and individually turn 1/4 toward the given direction or do the anything call. Usually ends in a Line. EN: 761

Single Divide The Ocean Right:
 
   
before
Single Divide The Ocean Right
 after
Outsides Single Cast Off 3/4
as Centers Hinge & Partner Tag
 after
Outsides Cross Concentric Touch
as Centers Step Ahead & 1/4 Right
(done)

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