Girls Gymnastics Chronology

1969 IHSA approves interscholastic contests in girls gymnastics.
1977 First IHSA girls gymnastics meet held at Maine East H.S. in Park Ridge.
1978 Teams allowed to qualify and advance to the state final; state final moved from winter to spring sports season.
1979 State final moved to its current home, Palatine H.S.
1980 State final returned to winter sports season.