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Swap The Top [C3A,C3B]
 
 
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Swap The Top -- [C3A,C3B]
   (Bob Norton 1970)
C3A: C3B:     

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From Facing Couples. EN: 10

Swap The Top [C3A]:
Belles Extend (L-H) and Cast Off 3/4 as Beaus Run once and a half.
Ends in a R-H Wave.
 EN: 20

Cross Swap The Top [C3B]:
Belles Cross Extend (R-H) and Cast Off 3/4 as Beaus Run once and a half.
Ends in a R-H Two-Faced Line.
 EN: 30

Reverse Swap The Top [C3A]:
Beaus Extend (R-H) and Cast Off 3/4 as Belles Run once and a half.
Ends in a L-H Wave.
At C3B and above, callers many instead say Mirror Swap The Top.
 EN: 40

Reverse Cross Swap The Top [C3B]:
Beaus Cross Extend (L-H) and Cast Off 3/4 as Belles Run once and a half.
Ends in a L-H Two-Faced Line.
At C3B and above, callers many instead say Mirror Cross Swap The Top.
 EN: 50

This is the starting formation
for each of the following:

after
Swap The Top

after
Cross Swap The Top

after
Reverse Swap The Top

after
Reverse Cross Swap The Top

Dancing hint: Those doing the Run 1 and 1/2 should back up a little before starting the call. EN: 60

Alternative definitions: EN: 70
  • Swap The Top: 1/2 Swap Around; Centers Cast Off 3/4 as Ends Roll twice .
  • Reverse Swap The Top: 1/2 Reverse Swap Around; Centers Cast Off 3/4 as Ends Roll twice .
  • Cross Swap The Top: 1/2 Swap Around; Centers Slither; Centers Cast Off 3/4 as Ends Roll twice .
  • Reverse Cross Swap The Top: 1/2 Reverse Swap Around; Centers Slither; Centers Cast Off 3/4 as Ends Roll twice .

Perhaps Swap The Top should have been named Swap Your Neighbor. EN: 80

CALLERLAB definition for Swap The Top

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