The new caption is practically synonymous to GE at any other event. Artistry, communication, performer role, pacing, etc. Emotional, intellectual, and artistic achievement that isnít necessarily on the more technical music/visual sheets can be judged and rewarded on this new one.
As far as announcing drill writers & arrangers, I did not gather that from having attended. Although, the spiel sheet is filled out by the band director at any particular school, so theoretically they could list whoever they want to recognize as part of their ďunder the direction ofÖĒ