Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
Turn The Key [C3B]
 
 

From applicable formations.

  1. Trade;
  2. Counter Rotate 1/4;
  3. Hinge.

Ends in various formations. Turn The Key is a 3-part call.

From 3 & 1 Lines:

 
     
before
Turn The Key
 after
Trade
 after
Counter Rotate 1/4
 after
Hinge
(done)
From a 1/4 Tag:

 
     
before
Turn The Key
 after
Trade
 after
Counter Rotate 1/4
 after
Hinge
(done)

Notes:
  • The Counter Rotate 1/4 is a Concentric ('The Big One') Counter Rotate 1/4.
  • Turn The Key requires teamwork to be successfully completed. Do each component call precisely and don't rush it.

Split Turn The Key [C3B] (Dave Hodson): Working Split do a Turn The Key (i.e., Trade; Split Counter Rotate 1/4; Hinge).

anything The Key [C3B] (Dave Hodson): Do the anything call; Counter Rotate 1/4; Hinge. The anything call replaces the Trade.

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