Personally, I think the results of this contest are going to be facinating. We'll finally have some in depth analysis of some of the more popular technologies in as close to a real world scenario as you can create artificially.
My only worry is that the results will be dismissed by the community at large due to the lack of Python, Ruby, and .NET being involved in the contest. I'm not sure, but I bet the fact that it is in Germany ( and in the middle of winter no less ) is part of it!
We're obviously a Perl team, but here is a list of the technologies we'll be using during the contest: