I'm guessing that since there are several existing stat parsers that allow server admins to compile and post q3 game stats, that decentralized or distributed stats would be more commonplace. Although an 'official' ladder would be very cool.
Actually, it would be very fun to see Jedi Knight II go professional. E.g. people actually being paid money to compete and win in tournaments (as we find in Counterstrike and Quake3 for instance).
Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.
Winston Churchill, 1941.