Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
Reach Out [C3A]
 
 
From a Mini-Wave Box, Tandem Couples, or applicable T-Bone 2 x 2s.

Trailers 1/2 Box Circulate and Phantom Run (Reverse Flip) as Leaders Box Circulate 1 & 1/2.

A Mini-Wave Box ends in a Wave; a T-Bone 2 x 2 usually ends in a Diamond; Tandem Couples ends in a One-Faced Line.

From a Mini-Wave Box:
 
 
before
Reach Out
 after

From Tandem Couples:
 
 
before
Reach Out
 after

From a T-Bone 2 x 2:
 
 
before
Reach Out
 after
 

Notes:
  • Trailers usually lightly tap hands with each other as they flip away.
  • Original Leaders can not Roll.
  • From a R-H Mini-Wave Box, Reach Out is choreographically equivalent to Turn To A Line [C2].

Cross Reach Out [NOL]: Trailers 1/2 Box Circulate and Phantom Cross Run (Trade and Spread) as Leaders Box Circulate 1 & 1/2. Equivalent to Scoot Apart (defined below).

Scoot Apart [C4] (Jim Davis 1977): From a Mini-Wave Box or applicable T-Bone 2 x 2. Trailers Extend, Trade & Spread as Leaders Box Circulate 1 & 1/2. A Mini-Wave Box ends in a Two-Faced Line.

Cross Scoot Apart [C4] (Jim Davis 1977): Trailers Cross Extend, Trade & Spread as Leaders Box Circulate 1 & 1/2. A Mini-Wave Box ends in an opposite-handed Wave.

Criss Cross Scoot Apart [C4]: Trailers Cross Extend, Trade & Spread as Leaders Box Circulate & Cross Extend. A Mini-Wave Box ends in an opposite-handed Two-Faced Line.

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