Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
{anyone} Kick Off [C2]
 
 

anyone Kick Off:
From a Couple, Mini-Wave, or other applicable formation.
Designated dancers do your part of Run & Roll as dancers occupying a designated dancer's destination spot do your part of Partner Tag.

anyone Cross Kick Off:
From a Line or other applicable formation.
Designated dancers Cross Run & Roll as dancers occupying a designated dancer's destination spot do your part of Partner Tag.

 
before
Beaus Kick Off
 after

 
before
Leaders Kick Off
 after

 
before
Centers Cross Kick Off
 after

 
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Ends Cross Kick Off
 after

Notes:
  • Non-designated dancers only move if a designated dancer is moving into their spot.
  • Only the designated dancers can Roll.
  • On Cross Kick Off (from a Line), designated dancers must either both be Centers or both be Ends.

Kick Off is similar to Run in that non-designated dancers only move if a 'runner' is moving into their position:

In the following diagrams, = Boy and = Girl.

 
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Boys Kick Off
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Lead Girl Kick Off
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anyone Kick By {n} [C4] (Jim Davis): From a Line of 3 or more. The designated dancer Run past n dancers and Roll as the dancers being Run around do a Partner Tag one position toward the designated dancer's original starting position.

 
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End Beau Kick By 2
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Kick The Habit [C4] (Lee Kopman 1979): From applicable formations. Center 4 do your part Leads Kick Off as Others Counter Rotate 1/4.

Cy-Kick [C4]: From applicable formations. Center 4 2/3 Recycle as Outsides do your part Beaus Kick Off.

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