Aaron Dembski-Bowden of the Black Library just released a small excert from his upcoming HH Novel: The First Heretic. I highly recomend you go take a peak at his blog here. I can't wait for this to come out.
Points are awarded based on model size. (Borrowed from LonePilgrim) Infantry = 1 point Large infantry, Cavalry and bikes = 2 points Monster or Dreadnought = 5 points Vehicle = 10 points Superheavy vehicle = 20 points Custom Banner = 1 point Custom conversion = same points Total points for 2009 = 42