I have no problem with the idea of the competition as such, but the title "Perl Ninja Warrior" seems somehow not fitted to our beloved Monastery, which should be a place of peace, learning and meditation.
A program should be light and agile, its subroutines connected like a string of pearls. The spirit and intent of the program should be retained throughout. There should be neither too little or too much, neither needless loops nor useless variables, neither lack of structure nor overwhelming rigidity." - The Tao of Programming, 4.1 - Geoffrey James