Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
 
From any Line of 4 or other applicable formations. EN: 10

  1. Centers Cross Run;
  2. (new) Centers Trade. EN: 20

A Line of 4 ends in a Line of 4. EN: 30

From a Wave:

 
   
before
Mix
 after
Centers Cross Run
 after
Centers Trade
(done)
From a One-Faced Line:

 
   
before
Mix
 after
Centers Cross Run
 after
Centers Trade
(done)
From a T-Bone 2 x 4:

 
   
before
Mix
 after
Centers Cross Run
 after
Centers Trade
(done)

Notes:

Is Mix legal from a Diamond? EN: 80
No. The Centers can not do a Cross Run because there is no one to run around (Cross Run requires that those doing the Run action end in a spot originally occupied by a real dancer). EN: 90

At C1, the call EN: 100
Squeeze The Diamond
[Centers Trade & Spread; then Original Ends slide together & Trade] could be used instead to obtain the desired result of a Mix from a Diamond. EN: 105

Swing & Mix [A2] (Lee Kopman 1967):
From Facing Couples, a Wave, or an Inverted Line. Arm Turn 1/2; Centers Cross Run; (new) Centers Trade. A Wave or Facing Couples ends in a Wave; an Inverted Line ends in an Inverted Line. This is a 3-part call. EN: 13

     
before
Swing & Mix
 after
Arm Turn 1/2
 after
Centers Cross Run
 after
(new) EN: 107
Centers Trade
(done)

Notes:

1/4 (or 3/4) Mix [C3A]:
From a R-H Mini-Wave Box, a Diamond with the Centers in a R-H Mini-Wave, or other applicable formations. Those who can Right Arm Turn 1/4 (or 3/4); those in a Line|Wave Mix. Ends in a Line or Wave. This is a 3-part call. EN: 14

Grand Mix [C3A]:
From a Generalized Tidal Line. Center pairs of dancers (3 pairs from an 8-dancer Tidal Line, 2 pairs from a 6-dancer Tidal Line) Grand (Working As Centers) Cross Run (like a Grand Slip-Slide); new Center pairs of dancers Trade (Grand Slip). Ends in a Tidal Line. This is a 2-part call. EN: 16

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