Triple Scoot – Definition

Teaching Resource for TRIPLE SCOOT

Links:   Standard Analyze Module Teach Other Extend

CALLERLAB Program: Plus

Teaching Order: (To be determined)

Recently taught calls:

Background: Triple Scoot was created by “Frannie” Heintz from Monson, Massachusetts and Manny Amor from Lakewood, New Jersey in 1971. It was in the Mainstream Plus list printed in American Square Dance Magazine about 1976. By 1980 it was in the Plus One list. It was removed from the Plus list during the Bi-annual review in 1997 and was placed in Advanced One. During the 2021 Triennial Review it was returned to Plus.


Starting formation: Columns

Dance action: Dancers facing each other on a diagonal (three pairs) step forward to join adjacent forearms, turn one-half (180 degrees) and step forward to finish in a position vacated by the dancer who was originally adjacent to them in the column. Meanwhile, the #1 dancer in each column Runs into the position vacated by the adjacent #4 dancer who is doing the forearm turn. When done from right-hand columns, the dancers facing in turn by the right. When done from left-hand columns, the dancers facing in turn by the left hand.

Timing: 6

Facing Couples or Ocean Wave Rule: Neither rule applies

Link to Taminations: Taminations Triple Scoot