Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
 
From a Wave, applicable Line of 4, or applicable Diamond. EN: 10

Centers Arm Turn 1/4 as the Ends move up 1/4 of a Circle around the center point of the 4-dancer formation (i.e., Ends do your part Fan The Top). EN: 20

Usually ends in the same formation, but rotated 90°. EN: 30

From a Wave:

 
 
before
Lockit
 after
From a L-H Two-Faced Line:

 
 
before
Lockit
 after
From a Diamond:

 
 
before
Lockit
 after
From a Tidal 3 & 1 Line:
(to show ending position when dancers meet at the same spot) EN: 35

 
 
before
Lockit
 after

Notes:

Hinge The Lock [C3A] (Lee Kopman 1974):
From an applicable non T-Bone 2 x 2. Hinge; Lockit. Ends in a Wave. EN: 103

Lock The Hinge [C3A] (Lee Kopman 1974):
From a Wave or a Two-Faced Line. Lockit; Hinge. Ends in a Mini-Wave Box. EN: 104

Locker's Choice [C3A] (Lee Kopman 1981):
From Parallel Waves. Lockit; Center Wave Lockit as Others Trade; Center Wave Hinge as Others Step & Fold (Centers Step Ahead as Ends Fold). Ends in opposite-handed Parallel Waves. This is a 3-part call. EN: 105

Cross Lockit [C3B] (Lee Kopman):
From a Wave or a Two-Faced Line. As one movement, Lockit and Spread. Ends in a Wave or Two-Faced Line. EN: 106

Lock 'Em Up [C3B] (Bill Davis 1982):
From applicable Tidal Lines or applicable Parallel Lines. Lockit; Hinge; Centers Hinge as Outsides Counter Rotate 1/4; Centers Lockit as Outsides Roll. This is a 4-part call. EN: 107

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