Boys Gymnastics Chronology

1924 First known gymnastics meet between Illinois high schools held (Chicago Public League meet).
1952 First statewide invitational meet conducted by University of Illinois.
1954 Long horse (vault) competition introduced.
1956 All-around competition introduced.
1958 IHSA takes over sponsorship of state meet.
1969 Tumbling replaced by free exercise.
1975 Free exercise replaced by floor exercise.
1978 Trampoline competition discontinued.