This is a joke, right? It is fundamentally flawed. Look at the leaders and their respective methodologies. Every one of the top performers got there by taking extraordinary risks in their portfolios of play money, buying massively in front of earnings announcements, buying takeover rumors, buying high risk high reward situations across the board. No one in their right mind trades like that.
If CNBC wants a real contest, make participants put up their own real money, $50,000 per account of their own funds. Now let's see who knows what they're doing.