Girls Track & Field Chronology

1973 IHSA sponsors first state meet in girls track and field at O'Brien Stadium on the campus of Eastern Illinois University at Charleston, won by Springfield (Southeast).
1975 Started using Accutrak (FAT)
1977 State final meet split into two classes, Class A (small schools), won by New Lenox (Providence), and Class AA (large schools) won by East St. Louis (Lincoln).
1996 Triple jump competition added.
1997 Started using Finish Lynx (FAT)
2009 State final meet split into three classes
2010 Discontinued using back-up Finish Line Timers