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Relay The Top [C1]

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Relay The Top -- [C1]
(Holman Hudspeth 1969)
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From Parallel Waves, Eight Chain Thru, or other applicable formations. EN: 10

Arm Turn 1/2; Centers Arm Turn 3/4 as Ends 1/2 Circulate; Centers turn the Star 1/4 as Others Trade; those who meet Cast Off 3/4 as Others move up (Phantom Hourglass Circulate). EN: 20

Ends in Parallel Waves. EN: 30

 beforeRelay The Top afterArm Turn 1/2 afterCenters Cast Off 3/4 as Ends 1/2 Circulate afterCenters Star 1/4 as Outsides Trade after Centers Cast Off 3/4 as Others move up EN: 40 (done)

Variations:

Star 1/2, 3/4, or Don't Turn The StarEN: 50

Note: You may wish to think of Relay The Top as start like a Relay The Deucey but finish like a Chain ReactionEN: 60

fraction Cast & Relay [C3B]:
From Parallel Waves or Eight Chain Thru. Arm Turn the given fraction; Centers Cast Off 3/4 as Ends 1/2 Circulate; Centers turn the Star the given fraction as the others Trade; those who meet Cast Off 3/4 as the others move up (Phantom Hourglass Circulate). Ends in Parallel Waves. There is no default fraction for this call. Cast & Relay is a Relay The Top with both the initial Arm Turn and the Star turning the given fractionEN: 528

{i - j - k - l} Relay The Top [C4]:
From Parallel Waves or Eight Chain Thru. Arm Turn i/4; Centers Arm Turn j/4 as Ends 1/2 Circulate; Center Star (Diamond) Circulate k spots as Others Trade; those who meet Cast Off l/4 as Others move up to the end in Parallel Waves or Facing Twin Diamonds. This is the same as {i-j-k-l} 1/4 The Deucey [C4] except for the Outsides Trade. EN: 529

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