Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
Trade Circulate [A2]
 
 
From Parallel Waves, Two-Faced Lines, or other applicable formations. EN: 10

Leaders Trade as Trailers diagonal Pass Thru. EN: 20

Parallel Waves end in opposite-handed Parallel Waves; EN: 30
Parallel Two-Faced Lines end in opposite-handed Parallel Two-Faced Lines. EN: 40

From L-H Waves:

 
   
before
Trade Circulate
  half-way  after
From R-H Two-Faced Lines:

 
   
before
Trade Circulate
  half-way  after

Notes:
  • Only the original Leaders can RollEN: 50
  • Pass Right-shoulders with any dancers you meet. This is especially important if the call is 1/2 Trade CirculateEN: 60
  • From Parallel Waves: EN: 70
    • Trade Circulate is identical to Crossover CirculateEN: 80
    • The Leaders' part is identical to Trade The WaveEN: 90
    • Point at the dancer to whose spot you are going, or make eye-contact with that dancer. That dancer should also point or look at you. Such teamwork increases the success rate of this call. EN: 100
  • From Parallel Two-Faced Lines: EN: 110
    • Trailers should point at each other since dancers often try to do a Crossover Circulate instead. EN: 120
    • Dancers often say "Ding-Ding" as the Trailers move past each other ("Ding-Ding" is the sound made by two streetcars ringing their bells as they pass). EN: 125

Trade Circulate can also be done from other formations: EN: 130

From Asymmetric Inverted Lines:

 
 
before
Trade Circulate
 after
From Two-Faced Lines of 3:

 
 
before
Trade Circulate
 after
From T-Bone Couples:

 
   
before
Trade Circulate
  half-way  after

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