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A-Ward Winning Reel

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A-WARD WINNING REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Fred DeMarse San Diego 45th Anniv

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up); 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (1M+3L and 1L+2M pass LSh to start)
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance Set&Rotate for 3. (3)(1)(2)
' Set&Rotate singly and chase 1 place clockwise, all change places RH with opposite person and chase clockwise to own sides
17-24 3s Set&Cast to 3rd place while 2s dance in, nearer hands joined dance up and cast into 1st place; 2s+1s+3s ½ turn partner RH, pull back RSh and dance out to own sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back. 213

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


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Dance Information

This dance, A-Ward Winning Reel, was dedicated by Fred DeMarse to Ward Fleri for receiving the Branch Award in 2020.

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