Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
Fancy [C3A]
From Columns.

Trailers (#2 and #4 dancers) Press Out; Trailing Couple 1/2 Press Ahead; Outsides work Phantom, and all Any Shoulder Turn & Deal.

Ends in a Double Pass Thru (phantoms disappear).

Trailers Press Out
Centers 1/2 Press Ahead,
Outsides work Phantom and
all Any Shoulder Turn & Deal

Alternative definition for the First 2: Couple Up.


  • Magic Fancy: #2 and #4 Magic Press Out (to inconvenient dancer); etc.
  • Fancy but Hold The Center Line.

Scoot & Fancy [C3A] (Lee Kopman 1976): Grand Scoot Back (Triple Scoot); Fancy.

Fancy But anything [C3AV]: the Center Two-Faced Line does the anything call.

Fancy But Tag Your Neighbor
Fancy But
Centers Tag Your Neighbor

Clear Out [C4] (Lee Kopman 1975): From applicable formations. Circulate; Lead End U-Turn Back; Centers Box Circulate; Out-Facing Centers Concentric U-Turn Back. From Columns, Clear Out is equivalent to Fancy. -- Copyright © 2019 Vic Ceder.  All Rights Reserved.