FASR stands for "Formation, Arrangement, Sequence, and Relationship"
Note: CSDS does not recognize all possible FASR symbols
FASR Symbol format:
1st token indicates the arrangement number:
"0" or null = normal pairing
"1/2" = all half sashayed
"1" = reference pairs are men
"2" = reference pairs are ladies
"3" = reference pairs normal, others half sashayed
"4" = reference pairs half sashayed, others normal
2nd token indicates the formation:
"B" = Eight Chain Thru
"F" = Parallel R-H Two-Faced Lines
"L" = Facing Lines
"W" = Parallel R-H Waves
"P" = Double Pass Thru
"C" = R-H Columns
"T" = Trade By
"Q" = R-H 1/4 Tag
"D" = R-H Twin Diamonds
"LW" = Parallel L-H Waves
"LF" = Parallel L-H Two-Faced Lines
"LC" = L-H Columns
3rd token is for dancer sequence. In a 2x4,
dancer sequence is via an 4-pair circular outline.
1 = Boys IN seq, Girls IN seq
2 = Boys OUT of seq, Girls OUT of seq
3 = Boys IN seq, Girls OUT of seq
4 = Boys OUT of seq, Girls IN seq
4th token is the Girl who is "partnered" with the key Boy.
From Parallel Lines, the key boy is in position E or Y.
From an Eight Chain Thru, the key boy is in position A or C.
From DPT, the key boy is in position A or E.
From 1/4 Tag, the key boy is in position E or Y.
c = corner
o = opposite
p = partner
r = R-H lady