Since 2001, caption awards have been determined by the average scores in each category from all three nights of World Championship competition.

2011 World Class Caption Award Winners

2011 CavaliersThe Cavaliers with MENC President-Elect Nancy Ditmer.

Donald Angelica Best General Effect Award

The Cadets

Fred Sanford Best Percussion Performance Award
The Cavaliers

Best Visual Performance Award
The Cadets

George Zingali Best Color Guard Award
Blue Devils

Jim Ott Best Brass Performance Award
Carolina Crown

2011 Open Class Caption Award Winners

2011 Oregon CrusadersOregon Crusaders with Open Class Judge Administrator John Turner.

Best Brass Performance
Oregon Crusaders

Best General Effect
Blue Devils B

Best Visual Performance
Oregon Crusaders

Best Percussion Performance
Blue Devils B

Best Color Guard

Most Improved Open Class Corps