Travel information for 2017 ISEF winners  (revised 3/23/2017)

To register for travel, click here


  SUNDAY, May 14, 2017, Depart Detroit Metro Airport (Delta) at 9:06 AM AM.  Meet at Delta ticket counter, NOT LATER THAN 7:15 AM
            Delta 1706, departs at 9:06 AM,  Arrives in Los Angeles at 11:00 AM,  Boarding passes will be distributed at that time.
    FRIDAY, May 19, 2017, Depart Los Angeles, CA at 10:15 PM, Arrive at Detroit Metro Airport (Delta) at 5:45 AM on Saturday, 5/20/2017
            Delta 1863, departs at 10:15 PM, Arrives in Detroit at 5:45 AM on Saturday morning


NOTE:  Please DO NOT call or ask Delta to re-assign your seat number.  We have a special way of checking everyone in for the flight in mass.  DO NOT pre-print your boarding pass.  Actual seat configuration obtained from:   
For a diagram of the aircraft and to see the location of our group, click here
For Individual Seat Assignments, click here

Link to TSA site regarding what can be in carry-on luggage:

Checked Luggage Weight and Measurement
Luggage is measured by adding length, width and height to determine the total number of linear inches/centimeters.
bulletNorthwest will accept luggage up to a maximum of 50 pounds (23 kg) and a total linear dimension of 62 inches (158 cm) per piece at no charge.
bulletAdditional charges may apply for luggage weighing more than 50 pounds (23 kg) or with a total linear dimension of more than 62 inches (158 cm) per piece.


Hotel Accommodations in Los Angeles, CA
   Luxe Hotel

Cost for parents/teachers attending for just the awards ceremonies on Thursday/Friday (if not part of the official party registration)
    Thursday and Friday - $50.00
    Friday only - $25.00

Cost for parents to attend for the week
   Official Party Registration (if done by April 2) - $175
   Official Party Registration (if done after April 2, must be done on site) - $250
   Hotel Room - $209/night  (PLUS 16% taxes)
   Deadline for room reservations is March 24

Roommate Pairings:   to be determined

Parents/Teachers - To 'register' for airline seats, rooms, etc, click here

Project Shipping:
    SEFMD does NOT ship any projects or boards to the ISEF.  Instead, blank boards are purchased at the host city and constructed on-site.  Students should hand carry their presentation material for the display boards.  Two configurations are possible and are given in the following link:   Display Board Configurations (Adobe PDF file)

To see a You-Tube video of the construction and finished Display Board, click here